February 2021 Netnews/Highlights
Black History Month
National CTE Month
UEN is celebrating the benefits of CTE to Utah learners, who earned 19,000+ third-party certifications for valuable skills last year. Learn more about CTE Pathways and other work-based learning opportunities at UEN Career Education
National School Counseling Week
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
Random Acts of Kindness Day
Kindness in the Classroom provides a free social-emotional learning curriculum for elementary and middle-school classrooms.
Digital Learning Day
UEN has partnered with Next Vista for Learning to support Next Vista's 2021 video contests. K-12 students are invited to participate in the Service Via Video contest. K-12 students and teachers are eligible to participate in the Creative Recovery video contest.
Check out the Natural History Museum of Utah’s fifth-annual DinoFest, a celebration of all things dinosaur! The online festival will be hosted over 10 weeks. Watch Friday mornings at 10 a.m.
with Gale's Biography In Context
The first African-American female pilot, Bessie Coleman's aviation achievements demonstrated that women and blacks were capable of mastering flight.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Mobile Stories App allows the user to experience the museum virtually. Users can explore the museum exhibitions and artifacts through images, audio/text transcripts, and video clips.
Registration for spring PD courses is open. Enjoy updated titles and courses with new templates and design.
- Africans in America
- A History of Black Achievement in America
- Black American Experience
- Great African American Authors
- The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Into the Fire
- Utah's African American Voices
- Duck for President
- Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents
- Madam President
- Otto Runs for President
- The American President
- The Reagan Presidency
African American History Month
- The Little Road to Little Rock
- Black/White and Brown: Brown versus the Board of Education of Topeka
- Black Ballerina
- Neuroscience: Understanding the Brain Scientists from a variety of disciplines are rethinking how memory, learning, and brain health work. Mondays at 8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 1 S
- Second Opinion with Joan Lunden TV host Joan Lunden assembles a panel of medical experts to examine a real patient story to examine treatments and solutions to a medical condition. Begining Feb. 3