March 2020 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks Homeroom Podcast Professional Learning eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 PBS UTAH



UEN Homeroom Podcast

UEN Homeroom Podcast

In this episode of the Homeroom, Camille Cole and Michelle Shimmin from Canyons School District drop by to discuss the impact of having structured classroom discussions with students, peers, and leadership. We look at the role of using sentence starts, how to get started and help students follow guidelines, and the importance of being honest and open when sharing. Listen online today.



On this episode of UEN PDTV, Michael visits Upland Terrace Elementary School to learn how teachers are integrating core curriculum studies with video games. With Minecraft EDU, students can build entire worlds to put what they learn from school into action. Watch online today.

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UEN Staff Picks

Peace Corps

March 1, 1961 - President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps, an organization sending young American volunteers to developing countries to assist with health care, education and other basic human needs.

UEN Resources

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Professional Learning

2019 UCET Conference
Dates: March 5 - 6, 2019
Location: Utah Valley University
Theme: “Tell Your Story”
Schedule: Check out the many UEN presentations
2019 UELMA Conference
Dates: March 8-9, 2019
Location: Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Theme: “Shared Foundations”
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eMedia Features

  • American Experience: JFK
  • Geography of Utah. Planning and Settlement. LDS Church Welfare Services Programs.
Women's History Month
  • American Experience: One Woman, One Vote
  • Jeannette Rankin: The Woman Who Voted No
  • SciTech Now: Women and Technology
  • She Says: Women in the News
  • Utah Women and Education
  • Utah Women and Education Forum
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UEN-TV 9.1

PBS Utah

PBS Utah Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest
   in Partnership with Natural History Museum of Utah

Theme: Explore the Outdoors
February 1, 2020 - April 15, 2020

This contest is for kids who are in Kindergarten through 6th Grade. Visit to learn how to help your budding writer and artist submit their entry.

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