October 2020 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks Utah's Online Library
Professional Learning UtahFutures eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 PBS Utah

Themes / Events

Reimagine Teaching
We recognize that teachers are putting in extra work to adapt strategies for the new school year, and we want to reward that! With Reimagine Teaching, educators will complete 4 hours of relevant PD courses and receive a $200 gift card as recognition for their hard work! Sign up for the program by Oct. 16 and learn more at http://reimagine.uen.org
All Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
-SaintCon
-Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship Resources
-Stop.Think.Connect. Student Resources
National Bullying Prevention Month - StopBullying.gov
All Month
September 15 - October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.
October 11 - 17
Earth Science Week
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UEN Staff Picks

New Podcast: UEN's Homeroom
Each episode focuses on issues impacting Utah’s amazing teachers.
UEN PDTV: New Episode
In our first PDTV of the school year, Jared Fawson navigates the new normal of remote learning. He chats with Hollie Fisher from Lakeside Elementary in the Davis School District. She shares how she uses OneNote, Teams and more to help with 21st century learning and teaching!
SGEN: Back To School - Stronger Together Episode 3
After diving into some good education stories, Katie Blunt interviews special guest, Tami Pyfer, Education Advisor from the Governors Office.

Utah's Online Library

National Bullying Prevention Month
Gale’s Opposing Viewpoints In Context has everything needed to raise awareness about bullying and its effects. (Access via onlinelibrary.uen.org if at home)
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Professional Learning

Reimagine Teaching
Reimagine Teaching We recognize that teachers are putting in extra work to adapt strategies for the new school year, and we want to reward that! With Reimagine Teaching, educators will complete 4 hours of relevant PD courses and receive a $200 gift card as recognition for their hard work! Sign up for the program by Oct. 16 and learn more at http://reimagine.uen.org
Reimagine Teaching Series
This nine week-long learning series sponsored by Utah Education Network offers school leadership, k12 educators, and specialists a chance to learn with their peers during interactive Zoom sessions facilitated by national presenters.

Get effective teaching strategies from experts, remote learning support, plus some inspiration. Simply register below, and we will give you special instructions to pick & choose what free sessions work for your schedule. Grab your spot here!
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eMedia Features

Halloween
  • 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

Health & Wellness on UEN-TV
Sleep Deprived: Explore some of the most common sleep disorders and examine treatments from medication to mindfulness.
Oct. 2 at 8 p.m

It's Just Anxiety: Anxiety disorders can range from excessive worry to torturous panic attacks. The narrator guides us through anxiety disorders and therapies, using himself as an example.
Oct.15 at 8 p.m

PBS Utah

Let's Talk
Let's Talk, a PBS Utah online series about talking to kids about race, racism, and cultural differences.
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