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September 2016 Highlights

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September is Attendance Awareness Month. Visit Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow for resources.
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September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.
September 12
New Fuel Up to Play 60 grants available to help schools make healthy changes! The application deadline is November 2, 2016.
September 12 - 17
Constitution Week and Citizenship Day
This is a good opportunity to prepare students for American Civics Education Initiative (S.B. 60) - a new graduation requirement for Utah Students.
September 17
American Graduate Day on UEN-TV
Learn about successful programs and resources from around the nation that are helping youth stay on the path to graduation. On UEN-TV from 12-4 p.m.
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UEN Staff Picks

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Video Series
Every month, the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium will explore thought provoking questions, amazing animals, weird science, investigations of our local environments, and more.

Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) "Make Your Mark" Bookmark Contest
Students have a chance to win a $1,000 UESP college savings scholarship account from UESP and StepUp Utah. Your artwork must be received at the UESP office by September 30, 2016.

Utah's Online Library

NoodleTools Webinars

  • Sept. 2: What's New in NoodleTools
  • Sept. 9: What's New in MLA 8
  • Sept. 16: Teaching With NoodleTools
Recordings of the webinars will be available at

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App of the Month

NASA Earth As Art
This app celebrates Earth’s aesthetic beauty in the patterns, shapes, colors, and textures of the land, oceans, ice, and atmosphere.

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Attendance Awareness Month
Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow

K-6 Writing Collection Project
A collection of informational and opinion writing prompts and annotated and unannotated writing samples.


Student Guide for Career & Education Planning using UtahFutures
UtahFutures developed this guide to help meet the college and career readiness needs of Utah students today.
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eMedia Features

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

New from the UIMC (+)
These resources are available to participating UIMC districts and charter schools. Learn more about UIMC.
  • Bullying and Suicide: Think About it
  • Internet Research: What's Credible?
  • Science Video Vocab series (available in English and Spanish)
  • The Tiny Seed
  • Bugs in my Hair!
  • Sign With Robert series

    ... there are over 100 new resources to explore!

Financial Literacy
  • Schoolhouse Rock: Money Rock
  • StepUp Utah: It’s Payback Time! (Know Before You Borrow)
  • StepUp Utah: How to Get Out of Student Loan Default
  • Common Craft: Borrowing Money
  • ¢ents & $ensibility - Women & Money: Show Me the Money
  • Common Craft: Saving Money (Compound Interest)
Back to School - Time Management and Life Skills
  • You're Already Good Enough: Self Care (Clip)
  • Maintaining A Healthy Body: Help with Mental Health
  • Maintaining A Healthy Body: Bad Self-Image
  • Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition -
  • Nutrition for Sports and Exercise (+)
  • Character Education - Mean Girls: Cliques as Bullies
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV September 2016 Highlights
Programs of note: American Graduate Day, Communities as Classrooms, Once Upon a Time, When Childcare for All Wasn’t Just a Fairytale.

MHz Worldview 9.2

Inspector Rex
Tuesday at 10:00 PM
There's a new crime-fighter in town: Inspector Rex! After his handler is killed, police dog Rex teams up with recently-divorced inspector Richard Moser to investigate crimes and solve mysteries on the streets of Vienna, with the help of their two-legged friend Stockinger.

FNX 9.3

Crying Earth Rise Up
Sept. 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM
A Lakota mother studying geology seeks the source of the water contamination that caused her daughter's critical health problems. Meanwhile, a Lakota grandmother fights the regional expansion of uranium mining. Crying Earth Rise Up exposes the human cost of uranium mining and its impact on Great Plains drinking water.
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PBS Utah

KUED Spotlights Education