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August 2015 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks Pioneer Online Library App of the Month Professional Learning
Canvas USOE Resource eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 MHz WorldView 9.2 FNX 9.3 KUED-7


Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Over 12 million children in the U.S. have vision problems. Most eye problems in children can be corrected if they are detected and treated early. Learn the facts...
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If you rely on UEN for lesson plans, instructional materials that support Utah's core, my.uen and Pioneer Online Library - congratulations! You're in good company since those are UEN's most popular educator resources.
August 1
Check out UEN's Fall Course schedule. (Sept. - Dec.) Be sure to register early because courses fill quickly.
August 3
Discover the new password for Pioneer Online Library by visiting from a school computer, calling (800) 866-5852 or contact us.
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UEN Staff Picks

Stay in touch with UEN
Follow and to get UEN updates, tips and great ideas. Follow and to learn great stuff from UEN's Professional Development group.

Utah's American Graduate Champions
An American Graduate Champion commits time, skills, and resources to improving educational outcomes for students. Meet Utah's Champions and nominate a champion you know.
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Pioneer Online Library

Research in Context
The following Gale Reference Collections for Grades 6-8 will be replaced by Research in Context:
  • Discovering Collection
  • InfoTrac Junior Edition
  • Student Resource Center
Visit Pioneer Online Library to check out Research in Context.

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App of the Month

SimpleMind (mind mapping)
When you're trying to write a paper but just can't get your thoughts organized, try using a mind map. You can add ideas and then rearrange the chart connections to fit the assignment.

Professional Learning

Fall Course Schedule
The September - December professional development schedule will be available August 1, 2015. Register early because courses fill up quickly.
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Back to School Help with Canvas

USOE Resource

American Civics Education
Senate Bill 60 - A new graduation requirement for Utah students
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eMedia Features

Back to School
  • Becoming an Organized Student
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Study Tips
  • ModuMath Study Guides

More Back to School
  • Design Time: Learning That Is Transformative
  • How Do Dinosaurs Go to School?
  • The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV August 2015 Highlights
Excellent Health, Arts and Back to School programs on UEN-TV!

MHz Worldview 9.2

Ladies Gaelic Football
Sundays at 3:00 p.m. - Beginning August 2
Weekly match from the TG4 Ladies All Ireland Junior, Intermediate or Senior Championships.

FNX 9.3

Indian Pride
Tuesday and Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
This magazine style series showcases the history, talent and culture of American Indian Nations.
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Curious George Movie Marathon
August 17th - 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
The broadcast premiere of Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle followed by Curious George: Follow that Monkey.

Big Blue Live
Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, 2015
A Three-Part LIVE Television Event Showcasing Marine Life Along America’s West Coast.