December 2018 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks Utah's Online Library App of the Month
Professional Learning Partner Highlight UtahFutures eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 KUED-7


December 1
Registration opens for the new UEN Spring courses.
December 1
World AIDS Day
Find FREE reliable resources for teachers from the National Library of Medicine K-12 Science and Health Education page.  NLM is part of Utah’s Online Library. 
December 3-9
Participate in the Hour of Code - a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries.
December 8
Life Along the Grade
This workshop is an opportunity to incorporate content regarding the experiences of Chinese laborers in Utah during the construction of the transcontinental railroad. This workshop will engage social studies, Utah studies, history and Chinese dual language immersion teachers.
December 9
$5 Days at the Natural History Museum of Utah
$5 admission to the Natural History Museum of Utah every day from December 1—9. Regardless of age, you can visit NHMU for just $5
December 14
Join UETN, KUER and KUED in our Annual Food and Clothing Drive on Friday, December 15 at 101 South Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City.
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UEN Staff Picks

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Utah's Online Library

LearningExpress Library
Spread the news: LearningExpress Library offers great online resources to help your students prepare for the ACT, SAT, Advanced Placement and other exams.
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App of the Month

PhotoMath reads and solves mathematical problems by using the camera of your mobile device in real time. It makes math easy and simple by educating users how to solve math problems. Note, the App doesn’t just provide answers, but also provides explanations as to how to do them.

Professional Learning

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

New Podcast: UEN's Homeroom
Check out our new podcast - UEN's Homeroom.  This podcast is UEN’s chance to tell your stories and talk about the issues impacting Utah’s amazing teachers.

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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.


Outreach Kit
The UtahFutures outreach kit has materials for promoting CTE and career education tools, developed by UEN as part of the national American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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eMedia Features

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Holiday Fun
  • Art Connection: Holiday Cheer
  • Art Connection: Holiday Gala
  • Sign with Robert: Episode 10 - Holidays
  • The Magic School Bus: Holiday Special
  • The Number Crew: The Holiday Club
  • UEN Faculty Lounge: Holiday Picks
  • Write Now: Holidays
Winter Fun
  • All Terrain Brain: Snow Pals
  • Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Episode 139 - Snowflake Day!
  • Living Planet Aquarium: Can Utah survive without snow?
  • Reading Rainbow: Snowy Day: Stories and Poems
  • Snow and the Ground Temperature Record of Climate Change
  • The Life of Birds: Birds in Snow
  • The Snow Wolves
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV December 2018 Highlights

Pearl Harbor Day: December 7
Watch UEN-TV 12/8/18 at 8PM for UEN’s debut of Remember Pearl Harbor: The stories of veterans and citizens who witnessed the attack on Pearl Harbor are chronicled. Plus: Lifeline: Pearl Harbor’s Unlikely Hero 12/5/18 at 8PM and The Last Ring Home12/8/18 9:30 PM.

NHK Documentaries
Visit What's On UEN-TV to find out more about this  series of documentaries that features in-depth examinations of political, economic, and social challenges facing Japan and the world all throughout the month of December.

View all December TV Highlights.


PBS KIDS Rings in the Holiday Season with a Full Slate of Programming for the Whole Family

December 11
Join KUED Kids at Utah's Hogle Zoo on Tuesday, December 11th from 5:30pm-8:00pm. Have a photo taken with Curious George, receive a free book, and get a holiday treat!   Half price for kids with a paying adult.