Learn @ Home

Teachers

Professional Development

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Screencasts

A series of Instructional videos to help educators set up learning experiences for students to Learn @ Home!

UEN Self-Paced Courses for Teaching Online

 

UEN Tutorials

 

Other Opportunities

 

Online Learning

  • CCSSO Resources for States on COVID-19
    Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) continues to add and update resources daily to the shared file for state leaders,including resources in folders by state name, as well as CCSSO developed resources in response to urgent questions from states.
  • CCSSO Continuous Learning Resources
    To support states and districts looking to identify high-quality instructional resources, Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) developed a new set of recommended materials vetted through CCSSO’s High Quality Instructional Materials and Professional Development (IMPD) Network.
  • FERPA and Virtual Learning
    A video published by Utah State Board of Education with information about FERPA and Virtual Learning.
  • Utah Communities Connect Wifi Location map
    View a map of available WiFi hotspots throughout the state of Utah.

 

UETN WebEx & Other Connectivity Resources

Cisco Networks has lifted the license cap on UETN’s WebEx contract for the next 180 days making WebEx available to all UETN education stakeholders. This version of Webex provides the full suite of features available to all users.

 

Instructure Resources

Collection of Instructure Resources
To meet the need for more online instruction view a collection of Instructure resources to support teachers and students.

Canvas Office Hours
Do you need additional help with Canvas? Please join us for our open Canvas office hours where we will have experts from both UEN and Instructure/Canvas to answer all your questions.
Office hours will be held on Tuesdays at 10am and Thursdays at 2pm.

 

LearnPlatform Resources:

The following resources help to identify gaps, redundancies, and edtech needs in your LEA and streamline communication and self-directed decision-making with teachers and parents.

 

Google for Education

 

SETDA Online Learning Support

 

Apple Education

 

Adobe Education

 

Lucid for Education

  • Lucid Distance Learning
    Transfer your current curriculum to Lucid for Education's virtual collaborative canvas. Use free templates designed by teachers to facilitate an engaging digital learning experience.
  • Distance Learning and Your Classroom with Lucid Education
    Expert educator, Anneliese Pixton provides three quick ways that you can take your current lesson plans and turn them into distance learning activities.

 

Notice Regarding Vendor Offers

Many eLearning vendors are making their software available at this time. Such offers are linked below merely as a convenience and do not imply endorsement.  Be aware that, absent a state contract, the software offers below have not been fully vetted for compliance with FERPA, ADA accessibility, Utah Data Privacy Standards, and other relevant policies.

 

Education News

Some Good Education News

Some Good Edcuation News

A series of videos to highlighting the "Good News" happening in Utah education.

USBE Guidance

 

Resources for Subject

 

Teaching & Learning

UEN Resources

Keep learning with UEN’s broadcast and online resources for PreK – Grade 12 students.

 

PBS Resources for Educators

 

Media Literacy

  • Commonsense.org
    For tips and guides on using media wisely and digital citizenship as a family
  • News Literacy Project
    This site empowers educators to teach students the skills they need to become smart, active consumers of news and other information and engaged, informed participants in civic life.
  • Allsides.com
    Looking for media balance in today’s news? This website is a compilation of links to articles on the same subject through the lens of multiple media outlets. A crowd-sourced label from far-left, centrist, and far-right sources allows students to compare information. Check out the Dictionary tab for how people from different perspectives define words we use everyday in different ways.
  • Crash Course: Navigating Digital Resources
    This YouTube channel, hosted by John Green, features ten lessons on becoming a better consumer of digital media.
  • Combating Misinformation
    Designed with middle-school students in mind, a class of U of U Honors students have designed a set of five lesson plans to address misinformation in digital media, focusing specifically on social media.

 

The Smithsonian

 

National Geographic

 

Other Resources

  • ISTE Free Tech for Learning
    ISTE & EdSurge are curating a list of free products offered by companies and organizations to support learning during extended school closures.
  • Research Quest Live
    As schools make plans to help slow the spread of coronavirus, NHMU is making its award-winning Research Quest science program available live, online to students throughout Utah and the country.
  • UCET newsletter for April 2020
    Twenty pages of teacher and student resources!
  • Shmoop for Utah
    Shmoop is offering free access to all of Shmoop during school closures due to COVID-19. In addition to the ACT test prep provided by USBE, you’ll now be able to access: Advanced Placement Test Prep, ACT Aspire, SAT, PSAT Test Prep, +400 Online Courses, Response to Intervention ELA & Math programs, and PBIS Courses and Curriculum.
  • We Are Teachers Resources for Learning at Home
    For teachers, parents, and kids! Find fun websites, games, apps, and hands-on activities to assist and extend the distance learning for students in K-5.

 

District Resources

The following pages have been put together by school districts in Utah for their teachers, parents and students.

 

In partnership with PBS Kids Utah