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August 2016 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks Utah's Online Library App of the Month Professional Learning
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August 1
Discover the new password for Utah's Online Library by visiting from a school computer.
August 1
Registration opens for UEN's new Professional Learning Course Catalog.
August 9-10
Flip'in Utah Conference
A flipped and blended classroom conference for Utah teachers.
August 26
Women's Equality Day
A day to observe women’s continuing efforts toward full equality.
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UEN Staff Picks

New Home Access Login
On August 1, 2016 the password for Utah's Online Library Home Access changed. Discover the new password by visiting from a school computer or by calling (800) 866-5852 or contact us. Please share this information with Utah students, but do not post it on a public website.

Utah's Online Library

EBSCO's Explora
Explora for Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Educators provides a simple search, easy-to-browse categories, a colorful, mobile-friendly design and reading level indicators.

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App of the Month

See something that sparks and idea? Use Skitch to snap it, mark it up with simple tools, and share it in an instant.

Prisma - Photo Editor
Turn your photos into works of art. This photo editor recreates your photos as images that look hand-painted, complete with natural textures and stylish strokes.

Professional Learning

New UEN Fall Course Schedule
August 1, 2016
The September - December professional learning schedule will be available August 1, 2016. Register early because courses fill up quickly.

Flip'In Utah Conference
August 9-10, 2016 - Mount Jordan Middle School
Presenters and participants will share flipped classroom resources and ideas. Conference attendance is open to all Utah Educators.

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Canvas for K-12
Designed specifically for K-12 teachers and students, Canvas is an easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place.


Career Cluster Inventory
Not sure what career might be best for you? Just answer the questions in the Career Cluster Inventory. The results will suggest career options that best relate to your interests.
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eMedia Features

Back to School
  • This is ONLY a Test! Show 2 - Test Taking Tips
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 2
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Goals
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Writing Tips

Summer Learning
  • How to Make Mozzarella Cheese
  • Ask Smithsonian: How Do Boomerangs Work?
  • Ball State University Electronic Field Trips. How Things Fly
  • The Magic School Bus. In A Beehive
  • Common Craft: Algorithms
  • Dr. W - Electricity: The History of Things
  • Everyday Learning: Let's Look Inside Our Body
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV August 2016 Highlights
Programs of note: America’s National Monuments, Science Goes to the Movies and Stop the Drop: Engaging Students in their Future.

MHz Worldview 9.2

CNC Live
Weekdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
CNC News is a 24-hour global English-language news channel, owned by state-run China Xinhua News Network Corporation and private investors.

FNX 9.3

Creative Native
Weekdays at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
An informative program dedicated to celebrating the diverse artistic excellence of the Native American world.
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PBS Utah

The Presidents: American Experience
  •  JFK: Part One - Monday, August 8 @ 8:00 pm
  • JFK: Part Two - Tuesday, August 9 @ 8:00 pm
  • LBJ: Part One - Wednesday, August 10 @ 7:00 pm
  • LBJ: Part Two - Wednesday, August 10 @ 9:00 pm
  • Nixon - Thursday, August 11 @ 7:00 pm
  • Jimmy Carter - Monday, August 15 @ 8:00 pm
  • Reagan “Lifeguard” - Tuesday, August 16 @ 8:00 pm
  • Reagan “An American Crusade” – Wednesday, August 17 @ 8:00 pm
  • George H.W. Bush - Thursday, August 18 @ 7:00 pm