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October 2015 Highlights

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Utah Farm to School Month celebrates connections happening all over the country between schools and local food!
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Artisan Cheese Month - all of the Cheese Slices episodes aired on UEN-TV in October are about cheese made in the United States.
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month is a time to celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.
October 3
American Graduate Day 2015 on UEN-TV is a public media initiative supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help students stay on the path to on-time high school graduation and future success. Airing on UEN-TV from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 10
Edcamp Utah - This "Unconference" for educators is free and will be held at the Neil Armstrong Academy in Granite School District. Register Today...
October 15-16
UEA Convention & Education Exposition - Celebrate Utah public education and meet the UEN staff at the South Towne Expo Center.
October 20
2nd Annual Cheese Challenge awards the student team that makes the best cheese. Open to any Utah student enrolled in a public high school or secondary degree program.
October 27-30
SAINTCON 2015, Utah's Network Security Conference, will be at Weber State University.
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UEN Staff Picks

World & Dual Languages Resources
A collection of resources to support the world language and dual language classroom. The list includes resources from Pioneer Online Library and eMedia.

Utah Farm to School Month
Governor Herbert declared October as Utah Farm to School Month. This program enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools.
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Pioneer Online Library

Digital Science Online - Spanish
Ciencias-en-Espanol, the Spanish version of Digital Science Online, is now available to Utah students and educators via Pioneer Online Library.

Pioneer Online Library Scavenger Hunt
This newly updated Scavenger Hunt is a great way for students (and educators) to discover all the resources that Pioneer Online Library has to offer.
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App of the Month

NASA Lunar Electric Rover Simulator
Explore the moon while performing tasks to support the activities of a lunar outpost. Players transport items from place to place and along the way encounter lunar challenges to overcome. This App also includes an interactive gallery of images.
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Differentiated Assignments
Use Canvas to create Assignments, Graded Discussions and Quizzes for individual students in your courses. Learn more...

USOE Resource

Elementary English Language Performance Tasks
These performance tasks were developed by Utah educators and they support the Utah Elementary English Language Arts Core.
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eMedia Features

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

Artisan Cheese Month
  • UEN's Cheese Cubed
  • Cheese Slices
  • Balanced Diet: Milk, yogurt, and cheese group
  • Cells: Helpful bacteria
  • Balanced Diet: Major food groups
  • Reading Rainbow: The Milk Makers
  • Digital Science Online: Balanced Diet - Full Program
Utah Farm to School Month
  • Tech Tools: Farming and Agriculture (+)
  • Curiosity Quest Goes Green: Organic Farming
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy: Farming
  • Utah History Encyclopedia: Dry Farming in Utah

National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • Disabilities at Work: Job Interview Essentials for People with Disabilities (+)
  • Disabilities at Work: Smart Resumes and Applications with People with Disabilities (+)
  • Disabilities at Work: Effective Job Search (+)
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV October 2015 Highlights
American Graduate Day, Artisan Cheese month, Hispanic Heritage month and National Disability Awareness month.

MHz Worldview 9.2

Africa Today TV
Weedays at 9:00 a.m.
Tune in for daily African news, current affairs, business, education, arts, music, sports and more.

FNX 9.3

Ravens and Eagles
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 2:00 p.m.
Explore the world of Haida art from the Haida perspective. Central themes include ceremony, function, preservation, songs and language.
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PBS Utah

Great Fire
October 3 - 24 - Saturdays at 8 PM
An epic drama about the 1666 Great Fire of London, when the city burned for four days.

Great British Baking Show
Sundays at 6:00 PM
Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.'s best.