November 2017 Highlights

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


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National American Indian Heritage Month is a time to honor the contributions, achievements and cultural and legacy of the original inhabitants of what is now the United States. Be sure to check out UEN's American Indian Film Festival.
November 3
Utah’s Indigenous Day Celebration
Come and celebrate Utah's rich American Indian Heritage at the annual Indigenous Day celebration at The Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City.
November 4
EdCamp is a form of unconference designed specifically for teachers and their needs. Built on principles of connected and participatory learning, Edcamp strives to bring teachers together to talk about the things that matter most.
November 11
Veterans Day
In honor of our Veterans take a moment to learn about the History of Veterans Day, stroll the Veterans Day Poster Gallery and watch high quality programs on UEN-TV.
November 19
Gettysburg Address Anniversary
On this date in 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered a speech at the dedication of a national cemetery at the Gettysburg battlefield. Visit for learning resources.
November 23
Thanksgiving Day
The Library of Congress developed a Thanksgiving Primary Source Set which includes background information, teaching ideas and additional resources.
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UEN Staff Picks

Free Instructional Media
Great news! All Utah K-12 educators and students have access to media licensed by Utah Instructional Media Consortium via UEN's eMedia. Be sure to check out the list of 40 new titles that were recently purchased.

Utah's Online Library

Soundzabound - Music Library
Soundzabound contains thousands of copyright-friendly musical pieces that can be downloaded and used for student projects. The music is organized into Volumes that contain different categories or themes.
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App of the Month

This highly rated App will help you learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and English with colorful pictures, sounds, and text.

Professional Learning

Dec. 1st - New Spring Schedule
The UEN Spring course registration will be available on December 1, 2017.
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eMedia Features

New Titles: Over 40 new titles have been added to eMedia via UIMC. Click here to view the new titles!

National Native American Heritage Month
  • A Peoples' History of Utah: The First Utahns, Utah's Indians in the 1800s, Utah's Indians and the Spaniards
  • American Experience: We Shall Remain
  • Great Museums: Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
  • KUED's We Shall Remain: Goshutes, Navajos, Northwestern Shoshones, Paiutes, Utes Surviving Columbus
  • The Long Walk
  • Walking in Two Worlds
Veterans Day
  • Korean War Stories
  • SciTech Now: Prosthetics (Segment)
  • SciTech Now: Veteran Entrepreneurship (Segment)
  • Utah World War II Stories
  • Veterans Lecture Series
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV November 2017 Highlights
Don't miss: Programs in honor of Veterans Day and programs in support of American Indian Heritage month.

PBS Utah

Beyond a Year in Space
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 1:00 pm
This documentary picks up the story after Scott Kelly’s return from a historic year-long space journey and introduces the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.