December 2019 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

Themes/Events

December
Happy Holidays from all of us at the Utah Education and Telehealth Network! As we near the winter holidays, UETN hopes that you take some time to press pause.
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 9 - 15
Participate in the Hour of Code - a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countriesduring Computer Science Education Week
December 7 - 15
$5 Days at the Natural History Museum of Utah
$5 admission to the Natural History Museum of Utah every day from December 7 - 15. Regardless of age, you can visit NHMU for just $5
December 13
Join UETN, KUER and KUED in our Annual Food and Clothing Drive on Friday, December 13 at 101 South Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City.
Jan. 2
Kick Ash Film Festival
UEN is partnering with The Salt Lake County Health Department in the shout out for short film submissions to call attention to the dangers of e-cigarette use. Submissions open Jan. 2, 2020, but now is the time to produce your short films.
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UEN Staff Picks

American Graduate
American Graduate profiles electrician Concetta Defa to explain how she got her start in the construction trades and opportunities for women who apprentice in the trades.
UEN PDTV
On this episode of UEN PDTV, UEN travels from Salt Lake City to San Juan County to learn about the CTE and educational technology innovations from rural Utah schools.
School Technology Inventory
In case you missed our November series on the "Changing Classroom in Utah, you can still read our feature stories about how teachers and school districts are using digital tools in the classroom

Utah's Online Library

Utah's Online Library Classroom Activities
A collection of short classroom activities that utilize one or more of the Utah's Online Library products.
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App of the Month

PhotoMath
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, 2019.

New Podcast: UEN's Homeroom
In this episode of Homeroom, Jared and Dani talk with Dr. Janice Bradley, Assistant Director with the Utah Education Policy Center. During the conversation we cover topics like: how to deal with a teacher who's a "downer", what role does a school leader play in changing a toxic culture, and how can a teacher make a difference in a negative school culture.

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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.

UtahFutures

Launch My Career
Choose a career, and this tool will help you discover which Utah colleges and universities offer related majors and what the earning potential is for that field.
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eMedia Features

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
  • Write Now: Holidays
  • More...
Holiday Season "Press Pause" Resources
  • Art Connection: A New Language
  • Behavior Supports for Teachers - PBISWorld.com
  • Goose
  • High Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms, Help
  • Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman
  • Reading Rainbow: Feelings
  • More...
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV December 2019 Highlights

Pearl Harbor Day: December 7
Watch UEN-TV 12/4/19 at 9PM watch Journey Home to the USS Arizona: the family of Raymond Haerry Sr. as they travel 5,000 miles from New Jersey to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, to place his ashes aboard the sunken battleship. Plus: Lifeline: Pearl Harbor’s Unlikely Hero 12/7/19 at7:30PM and The Last Ring Home12/4/19 8:30 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 UTAH

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

December 10
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.