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December 2015 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks Pioneer Online Library App of the Month
Canvas USBE Resource eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 MHz WorldView 9.2 FNX 9.3 PBS Utah


December 1
Check out the new UEN Professional Development Catalog. Register early because courses fill up quickly.
December 7-13
Participate in the Hour of Code - a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries.
December 18
Join UEN, KUER and KUED in our Annual Food and Clothing Drive on Friday, December 18 at 101 South Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City.
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UEN Staff Picks

UtahFutures OnRamp now has an OnRamp! Just like the name, this site is an OnRamp to the core UtahFutures site and includes training resources, news and events, governance, partners, and pathways. Get in the driver’s seat and begin your journey by taking in the lay of the UtahFutures land!

Online Course for School Counselors
Discover national and local resources for improving college and career readiness with UEN’s first Professional Development course for counselors and academic advisers. Eligible for SUU and USOE credit. Register now.
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Pioneer Online Library

LearningExpress Library
Spread the news: LearningExpress Library offers great online resources to help your students prepare for the ACT, SAT, Advanced Placement and other exams.

Encourage students to download royalty free music, audio themes and sound effects for their presentations, videos, and digital storytelling.
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App of the Month

Budgets for iPad
Keep track of your income and spending with this free, easy-to-use app. You can create budgets based on financial goals and show actual spending versus what was budgeted.

Professional Learning

New Course Schedule
Visit our Professional Development catalog after December 1 to register for courses.
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Canvas Case Study: Utah Education Network
Find out how UEN benefitted from selecting Canvas as the statewide Learning Management System.

USBE Resource

Utah's Educational Data Gateway
A resource provided by USOE that allows the public and school personnel to access education-related data.
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eMedia Features

Note: UIMC+ is listed with a (+).

Winter Holidays
  • Earth's Rotation and Revolution: Winter Solstice
  • Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas (+)
  • Reading Rainbow: Mrs. Katz and Tush
  • Soundzabound Music Library - Hanukkah: The Dreydl Song
  • The Magic School Bus: Holiday Special (+)
  • The Number Crew: The Christmas Party
  • The Elves and the Shoemaker

Ice and Snow
  • Cyberchase: Snow Day to Be Exact
  • Extreme Environments Series: Lakes (+)
  • Force and Newton's Laws: Ice and Friction
  • Glaciers and Ice Caps: The Melting
  • Less Snow, Less Water: Climate Disruption in the West
  • NOVA: Extreme Ice
  • NOVA: Secrets Beneath the Ice
  • Tech Tools: Sporting (+)
  • The Magic School Bus: In The Arctic (+)
  • Weird Science: It Snows What on Venus?
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV December 2015 Highlights
Celebrate the Holidays with UEN-TV. Featured programs include The Michael Faraday Christmas Lecture, The First Silent Night and UEN-TV SciFi Friday Movie: The Scrooge.

MHz Worldview 9.2

World Affairs Today
Saturdays at 11:00 AM and Sundays at 9:00 AM
World Affairs Today is a public information service of the World Affairs Council in Washington D.C. Each week the program focuses on a major global issue and foreign policy topic.

FNX 9.3

From the Spirit
Weekdays at 3:30 p.m.
From the Spirit presents a diverse group of Aboriginal artists from Alberta, British Columbia and Northwest Territories who have made a difference in their own lives and to the art world.
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PBS Utah

Christmas at Belmont
December 21 at 9 p.m.
Kathy Mattea hosts a night of traditional carols, classical masterworks and seasonal favorites.