Leading Schools Summit
Premiered: July 9, 2019
On this PDTV episode, we take a look inside the second-ever Utah Leading Schools Summit. Justin Brooksby from PD and Darren Hudgins, CEO of Do | Think | Drive, discuss the impact of having a space for school leaders to develop their skills and break out of silos.
Canvas in Elementary Schools
Premiered: June 3, 2019
In this episode of PDTV we talk to Olena who is a 3rd grade teacher at Riverside Elementary. She’s done a lot with Canvas and her 3rd graders are able to do some amazing things with it.
Utilizing Google Tools
Premiered: June 11, 2019
In this episode of UEN PDTV Michael and the Ogden EdTech team take a look into how teachers in the district are using Google Tools in the classroom. The episode dissects how a 4th grade teacher, a junior high math teacher and a high school science teacher are all able to transform GSuite to their classes' needs.
Student-led Maker Space
Premiered: May 28, 2019
Michelle Reed’s students at Thomas Jefferson Jr. High have taken ownership of their school’s makerspace, we will explore how these students use the time and space to develop their creativity and skills.
Canyons School District 10th Annual Film Festival
Premiered: May 14, 2019
This year the Canyons School District is hosting their 10th Annual Film Festival for student film makers. In this episode we sit down with creator of the festival, Canyons EdTech Katie Blunt. How does a film festival cultivate creativity in the classroom? Let's find out.
Teacher Created Virtual Field Trips
Premiered: April 30, 2019
On this episode of UEN PDTV, Michael Hakkarinen goes to the Scholar Academy to talk to 4th grade teacher, Aaron Pratt, about his use of Google Tours in the classroom. He brings the water cycle to life for his students by using virtual reality.
Transform Faculty Meetings with Canvas
Premiered: April 16, 2019
On this episode of UEN PDTV, Jared Fawson visits Clearfield High School to chat with principal, Chris Keime, about how he’s implementing Canvas to transform faculty meetings and the school's classrooms. Jared also looks into how educators can use Canvas in the classroom with English teacher Kelsi Flint.
Premiered: April 2, 2019
On this episode Michael Hakkarinen talks to Dr. David Strayer from the University of Utah’s Department of Psychology. He explains the link between technology and distractions. Through his Applied Cognition Lab he has been studying driver distraction to better understand how and why people can become overloaded while multitasking.
UCET 2019 Recap
Premiered: March 19, 2019
In this UEN PDTV episode the PD Team evaluates what they learned at the Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET) conference, what changes they enjoyed, and how the conference brings people together. The recap features footage from the conference along with a group interview with the PD Team.
Premiered: March 5, 2019
On this episode of PD-TV, Jared Fawson goes to “The Garage” at Lindon Elementary School to speak to Angel Holmes and Kate Ross about students using different types of technology to learn. This unique space makes passion projects easy by utilizing SCRUM groups to keep students on-task.
VR in the Classroom
Premiered: October 24, 2018
Michael visits Joel P. Jensen Middle School to talk with Dustin Plott and Belinda Gambrino about their efforts to use VR in their afternoon programs.
Virtual Reality in Higher Education
Premiered: September 5, 2018
Michael visits Dr. Mark Durham's class at the University of Utah's School of Dentistry to see how virtual reality is helping his students learn in a new and efficient way.