October 2017 Highlights

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


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National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Stop.Think.Connect. Student Resources
NetSafe Utah video: Cybersafe Your Teens
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Utah Farm to School Month celebrates connections happening all over the country between schools and local food!
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September 15 - October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month
October 10-13
SAINTCON 2017 Utah's Network Security Conference, will be at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah.
October 11
Utah Apple Crunch encourages healthy eating. This guide provides info on how schools can participate.
October 12
UtahFutures Celebrates Stories of Champions Dinner
6:30-8:30 p.m. - Utah's Hogle Zoo
October 14
American Graduate Day: Learn about successful programs that are helping youth stay on the path to graduation. Watch on UEN-TV from 12-4 p.m.
October 19-20
UEA Convention & Education Exposition - Celebrate Utah public education and meet the UEN staff at the South Towne Expo Center.
October 24
Private Violence - Documentary screening at Dixie State University
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UEN Staff Picks

UEN Teams with Instructure to Empower Utah Educators with Canvas
Top LMS equips all Utah K-12 school districts and charter schools with tools accelerating digital teaching and learning.

Utah's Online Library

Gale Tools for the Classroom
Helping You Build a Better K-12 Curriculum
Enhance the student experience using Gale’s lesson plans, activities, assessment rubrics, guides to resources, and more.
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App of the Month

Learning Management System
Your Canvas content goes everywhere with you. The App allows you to: View your Canvas activity stream, stay on top of your to do items, and much more.

Professional Learning

Edcamp Utah
Saturday, Nov. 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 to them: their interests, passions, and questions.
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Partner Highlight

Research Quest
Start the year off with Research Quest. The investigations in RQ provide teachers and their students a chance to start the year off with a shared experience, vocabulary, and understanding of what in means to engage in the science practices outlined in the new 6-8 grade SEEd standards.


Explore Careers
A new state-of-the-art career exploration tool is now available on UtahFutures.org. With this tool, users can explore careers, take assessments and learn about many career opportunities!
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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!

  • A Very Brave Witch
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy: Bones and Muscles
  • Bones and Muscles: Bone Structure
  • Bones and Muscles: Spongy Bone
  • Box Yourself Minis - Party Pumpkin Box
  • Dinosaur Bones
  • Frontline: The Dark Side
  • Hansel and Gretel
Changing Seasons
  • Animal Behavior: Seasonal Behaviors
  • Doodle House - Autumn Squirrel
  • Earth, Sun, and Moon: Seasons
  • Earth's Rotation and Revolution: Autumnal Equinox
  • Earth's Rotation and Revolution: Four Seasons
  • Earth's Rotation and Revolution: Seasons
  • Natural Cycles: Leaves Changing
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV October 2017 Highlights
Don't miss: American Graduate Day (Oct. 14), Building Resilience in Girls and Young Women (Oct. 26) and Silent Storytellers (Oct. 28).

PBS Utah

Finding Your Roots
Sundays at 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
New Season premiers on October 3rd.
This series combines history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family, and identity in today's America. Each hour features a different pair of celebrity guests, who are bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden link, whether it be as old friends, through long-lost relatives, or even through a common ancestral past.