April 2017 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks Utah's Online Library App of the Month
Professional Learning USBE UtahFutures eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 PBS Utah


April 15-23
National Parks Week
April 22
Earth Day
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UEN Staff Picks

eMedia Videos
Great news! Thanks to recent legislative decisions, more Utah teachers and students will have access to more educational programming on eMedia! Learn about this expanded service and today’s eMedia - which now has more than 600 new titles - through an upcoming webinar. Please contact UEN for more information or to ask about how you can help UEN select programs for eMedia.

Utah's Online Library

Utah's Online Library
The EBSCO databases are now separated into grade bands to make it easier to find age appropriate resources.

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App of the Month

NASA Earth As Art
This App presents images of the Earth taken by NASA's satellites accompanied by descriptive text.

Professional Learning

New Course Catalog
Summer registration will open on April 1, 2017.

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USBE Student Data Privacy
USBE gathered Student Data Privacy materials, events, laws and policies for parents, teachers and LEAs.


Interest Profiler
This fun activity is designed to help you identify possible careers that match individual interest.
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eMedia Features

Earth Day – Climate Science series
  • Episode 1: A Sick Planet
  • Episode 2: What is Climate?
  • Episode 3: Evidence of a Warming Planet
  • Episode 4: Why is the Earth Heating Up?
  • Episode 5: Where Does Carbon Dioxide Come From?
  • Episode 6: Climate Change in the American West
  • Episode 7: Climate Change Around the World
  • Episode 8: Rapid Climate Change and the Oceans
  • Episode 9: Climate of the Future is in our Hands
  • Episode 10: How the World Can Tackle Climate Change
  • Episode 11: You Can Make a Difference

Spring, Eggs and Bunnies
  • Reading Rainbow: Rechenka's Eggs
  • Reading Rainbow: Chickens Aren't the Only Ones
  • Reading Rainbow: Saturday Sancocho
  • SuperWhy!: Peter Rabbit
  • Reading Rainbow: The Bionic Bunny Show R
  • Reading Rainbow: The Furry News Knuffle Bunny
  • Reading to Your Bunny
  • The Number Crew: Spring Cleaning (English & Spanish)
Stress Awareness Month
  • This is ONLY a Test! Show 1 - Don’t Stress the Test
  • Scientific American Frontiers: Worried Sick
  • My Hometown: Cherish The Gift
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV April 2017 Highlights
Do not miss: The Crowd & the Cloud, Beyond Standing Rock, Jens Jensend: the Living Green and Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust.

PBS Utah

Great War: American Experience
April 10, 11 & 12
A six-hour, three-night event, will premiere in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war on April 6, 1917.