December 2020 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


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 7 - 13
Participate in the Hour of Code - a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countriesduring Computer Science Education Week
December 11
Join UETN, KUER and KUED in our Annual Food and Clothing Drive on Friday, December 13 at 101 South Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City.
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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

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.
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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 -
  • 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 2020 Highlights

Pearl Harbor Day: December 7
Watch UEN-TV 12/4/20 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 12/7/20 at7:30PM and The Last Ring Home12/4/20 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.