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October 2016 Highlights

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Stop.Think.Connect. Student Resources
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Utah Farm to School Month celebrates connections happening all over the country between schools and local food!
October 4
Utah 2nd Congressional District Debate
The University of Utah and KUED-7
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
October 10
Utah 4th Congressional District Debate
Salt Lake Community College and KUED-7
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
October 11-14
SAINTCON 2016, Utah's Network Security Conference, will be in Provo, Utah.
October 12
Senate Debate
Brigham Young University and KUED-7
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
October 17
Utah 1st Congressional District Debate
Weber State University and KUED-7
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
October 19
Utah 3rd Congressional District Debate
Utah Valley University and KUED-7
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
October 20-21
UEA Convention & Education Exposition - Celebrate Utah public education and meet the UEN staff at the South Towne Expo Center.
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UEN Staff Picks
2016 Election Information, Voter Information and Educational Resources.

UEN SciFi Friday
Tune in to UEN-TV Friday nights at 9 for classic creeper films starring early horror greats: Lon Chaney, Boris Karloff, Max Schreck and more.

Utah's Online Library

NoodleTools Help Desk
Video tutorials, quick guides, information on citations & sources and more.

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App of the Month

Peak - Brain Training
Free games that challenge your memory, attention, problem solving, mental agility, language, coordination, creativity and emotion control.

Professional Learning

UEA Convention & Education Exposition
Thursday and Friday, October 20-21, at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy
UEN will be at the UEA Convention again this year. Look for presentations on Digital Citizenship, UtahFutures, iPads and Formative Assessment with Digital Games.
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Toolkit for Struggling Readers (pdf)
A Guide for Educators

New K-12 Library Media Lesson Plans
A collection of informational and opinion writing prompts and annotated and unannotated writing samples.


Newly Designed:
The College and Career Planning website now has a modern and engaging interface based on a great deal of input from our users.
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eMedia Features

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

  • A Very Brave Witch (+)
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy: Bones and Muscles
  • Bones and Muscles: Bone structure
  • Box Yourself - Pumpkin Head
  • Dinosaur Bones (+)
  • Dr. W - Fear: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid (+)
  • Frontline: The Dark Side
  • Learn To Draw ABC - H – Bonus
  • SciFi Friday: Horror Hotel Interview

Autumn and Seasons
  • Digital Science Online: Earth's Rotation and Revolution
  • Doodle House - Autumn Squirrel
  • Landscape Painting - Observing and Capturing the Color Harmonies and
  • Designs in Nature Natural Cycles: Leaves Changing
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV October 2016 Highlights
Programs of note: Edgar Allan Poe’s Mystery Theater, Trilogy of Terror: Theater of the Mind, Make it Artsy and Cuba: A Lifetime of Passion

MHz Worldview 9.2

Agatha Christie Criminal Games
Sunday at 9:00 p.m.
Agatha Christie's world-famous mysteries are delightfully adapted in a new series of French TV movies. Set in the 1950s, these iconic stories introduce new investigators in classic Christie style: Chief Inspector Laurence, ambitious journalist Alice Avril and loyal secretary, Marlène. In French with English subtitles.

FNX 9.3

Lakota Berenstain Bears
Saturdays and Sundays at 8:30 a.m.
The Lakota Berenstain Bears Project is a joint venture of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Lakota Language Consortium, with the goal of bringing the Lakota language to family television sets across all Lakota-speaking communities in North and South Dakota, and well beyond.
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PBS Utah

Hamilton's America
October 21, 2016 @ 8:00 p.m.
A documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton.