September 2020 Highlights

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

Themes / Events

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September is Attendance Awareness Month. Visit Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow for resources.
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September 15 - October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Reimagine Teaching: A new UEN program is intended to support Utah teachers' efforts to move instruction to online delivery. Reimagine Teaching comprises curated workshops from trusted organizations. Sign Up by October 1 to qualify and get program updates. Teachers who complete four hours of instruction will be rewarded with a $200 Amazon gift card.
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Online Indigenous Film Festival
UEN has joined with Vision Maker Media to present an online film festival featuring American Indian, Alaskan Native and worldwide Indigenous films. Aug. 31-Oct. 5. Registration is free.
September 27
Autumnal Equinox
The first day of fall is September 27. The nights will be getting longer and the days shorter. Explore these seasonal cycles with articles provided by UEN.
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UEN Staff Picks

Online Indigenous Film Festival
UEN has joined with Vision Maker Media to present an online film festival featuring American Indian, Alaskan Native and worldwide Indigenous films. Aug. 31-Oct. 5. Registration is free.
Nearpod
UEN has a statewide agreement with Nearpod for their Student Engagement Platform with five optional add-on products. This exclusive discounted license is for K12 districts and schools.

Utah's Online Library

Utah's Online Library
Utah's Online Library Password: Don't forget to save the updated password that changed Aug. 1. Access the new password by visiting Utah's Online Library from a school computer.
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Professional Learning

Reimagine Teaching
A new UEN program is intended to support Utah teachers' efforts to move instruction to online delivery. Reimagine Teaching comprises curated workshops from trusted organizations. Sign Up by October 1 to qualify and get program updates. Teachers who complete four hours of instruction will be rewarded with a $200 Amazon gift card.
2020 USHE Conference for School Counselors and Administrators
The Utah System of Higher Education has decided to move the 2020 USHE Conference for School Counselors and Administrators to an online platform. It will be held virtually on September 16, 2020, over Zoom.
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eMedia Features

Financial Literacy:
  • ¢ents & $ensibility - Women & Money: Show Me the Money
  • Financial Fitness for Young Adults: Identity Theft: Protecting Your Identity
  • Financial Fitness for Young Adults: Saving Here, Saving Now
  • Schoolhouse Rock: Money Rock
  • Show Me the Money: Self Development
  • StepUp Utah: Paying for College
National Deaf Awareness Month:
  • Sign with Robert: Episode 21 - Communication
  • Sign with Robert: Episode 23 - Numbers
  • Sign with Robert: Episode 4 - Deaf Culture
  • Sign with Robert: Episode 6 - Deaf History
  • The Sign Language Storytelling Series: A Pocket for Corduroy
  • The Sign Language Storytelling Series: Little Quack
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV September 2020 Highlights
  • Major League Cuban Baseball
    Saturday, September 26 at 9 p.m.
    Experience the deep cultural and emotional connection of Cubans to America’s national pastime, baseball.
  • Impossible Planet
    Mondays at 9 p.m. beginning September 14
    Explore some of Earth’s most incredible natural phenomena, from luminescent, electric-blue waves crashing ashore to mysterious fairy circles as far as the eye can see.

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PBS Utah

Growing Up Poor in America
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 8:00pm
The experience of child poverty against the backdrop of the pandemic and increasing racial tensions. Set in Ohio, the film follows children and their families navigating issues of poverty, homelessness, race and new challenges due to COVID-19.
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