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February 2016 Highlights

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


February 8
Lunar Chinese New Year
February 15
President's Day
February 17
Random Acts of Kindness Day
February 22
George Washington's Birthday
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UEN Staff Picks

SciTech Now: Local Segments
UEN produced 3 short videos for the SciTech Now TV broadcast. View the short segments at and watch the full program Mondays at 8:30 p.m. on UEN-TV.

Utah Legislature 2016 General Session
Learn more about UEN's fiscal request and how you can support UEN.

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Pioneer Online Library

Gale's Tools for Classrooms
Enhance your students' experience using Gale’s lesson plans, activities, assessment rubrics and online guides to resources.

Pioneer Online Library Name Change
Pioneer Online Library name will be changing to "Utah's Online Library". The current web address will continue to work and the library resources will remain the same.
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App of the Month

Spelling Bug
This App helps students learn the 50 most common sight words kindergartners need to know.

Time Bingo
Young students have fun learning to tell time with this App.

Professional Learning

Register Today: UELMA and UCET Conferences
UEN hopes to see you at Stay in Touch
Sign up for UEN's text messaging alerts. Be the first to know about upcoming courses and events.
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Extra Credit: The Canvas Blog
Visit the Canvas Blog to get some great ideas from the Canvas staff.

Canvas Production Release Notes
Find out about the new Canvas features and fixes.


UtahFutures Career Cluster Inventory
Discover interests and possible careers with assessments. The Career Cluster Inventory, a popular favorite, helps you narrow down your career choices and identify jobs you may have never considered.
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eMedia Features

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

SciTech Now
Two new local segments:
  • Pando Populus
  • Elephant Blood and Cancer Research
Black History Month
  • African American Lives
  • Africans in America
  • A History of Black Achievement in America
  • Black American Experience (+)
  • Frontline: Dreams of Obama
  • Utah's African American Voices

President’s Day
  • Duck for President
  • Looking for Lincoln
  • Lincoln @ Gettysburg
  • Liberty's Kids: Washington Takes Command (Episode 11)
  • Getting to Know the US Presidents: George Washington
Valentine’s Day
  • The Magic School Bus: Gets Charged
  • Investigating Circulation: Heart Turn
  • American Experience: Partners of the Heart
  • Scientific American Frontiers: Affairs of the Heart
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy: Heart (+)
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MHz Worldview 9.2

Africa Today TV and The Call of Africa
Weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
With its one billion inhabitants and huge untapped natural resources, Africa is playing an increasingly significant geostrategic role. Learn more about this important continent and its many nations.

FNX 9.3

Native Planet
Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
Host Simon Baker travels across a Native Planet and goes deep inside indigenous communities passionately defending their way of life against overwhelming environmental threats.
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PBS Utah

Finding Your Roots
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in unearthing the family histories of influential people helping to shape our national identity.