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March 20

 

Rob Bentley
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Saturday, March 20

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Inspire Wonder with Adobe Creative Tools
Come learn about some lesser-known Adobe tools that can help you add a sense of wonder to your lessons. Adobe Aero empowers you to create augmented reality experiences. With Adobe Character Animator you can create (almost) instant animations. You'll also learn how you can become an official Adobe Creative Educator.

Katie Blunt
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Saturday, March 20

10:00 am - 10:45 am

COVID-19 and Utah’s Digital Divide: Leaders’ Response to Equitable Access
This panel discussion provides a look the digital divide in Utah, and educational leaders' response to the need for equitable home technology access. The panelists will share solutions and challenges that some urban, suburban, and rural districts in Utah experienced during the COVID-19 school dismissal, lessons learned, and their recommendations for addressing the digital divide in education.

11:00 am - 11:45 am

eMedia: Explore. Create. Collaborate
eMedia is a digital library of educational resources created specifically for Utah educators. It is a collection of state-licensed and open educational resources -- from videos and images, to lesson plans and activities, to textbooks and full courses. In eMedia, you can explore materials cerated by others, create, remix, and share your own resources, and collaborate with educators across the state in the eMedia online community.

Charice Carrol
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Saturday, March 20

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Next Level Videoconferencing
As education was forced to go virtual in 2020, many teachers were thrust into the world of videoconferencing for the first time. Now, a year later, you have the basics mastered, so let's take it to the next level. In this presentation we will show you some advanced features of the most popular videoconferencing platforms, how to keep your event secure, classroom strategies, and student engagement tips and tricks. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss individual needs, as well as share successes to help others along the way. Don't miss this chance to up your videoconferencing game!

Kimberly Davis
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Saturday, March 20

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Next Level Videoconferencing
As education was forced to go virtual in 2020, many teachers were thrust into the world of videoconferencing for the first time. Now, a year later, you have the basics mastered, so let's take it to the next level. In this presentation we will show you some advanced features of the most popular videoconferencing platforms, how to keep your event secure, classroom strategies, and student engagement tips and tricks. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss individual needs, as well as share successes to help others along the way. Don't miss this chance to up your videoconferencing game!

Jeff Egly
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Saturday, March 20

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Ubiquitous Wireless Throughout Utah for Students and Teachers “eduroam”
UETN is moving forward providing "eduroam" services for teachers and students. Eduroam is a global wireless network access service, providing K12 and higher education students, and educators 24/7 secure and seamless wireless access at all participating school in the state, nation and worldwide.

10:00 am - 10:45 am

UETN’s Private LTE Network - Mobile Access for Students and Teachers
UETN is developing a Private LTE Network that is helping provide network access for students and educators for on-line, anywhere and any-time education. Whether it’s students learning at home or on the go, collaborating over video, or accessing cloud-hosted educational tools, education is now 24/7. Using Private LTE across a district is a cost-effective way to connect students, teachers and administrators to each other and the internet. UETN’s Private LTE network is helping ensure equitable internet access for all students. We will present and discuss this new UETN project/service, come be a part of this exciting educational technology resource.

Jared Fawson
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Saturday, March 20

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Not Everything in 2020 was Bad
This session will focus on new features in Canvas: specifically how to access and customize the Canvas Templates, bulk due date edits, direct content share, and the new rich content editor.

Jami Gardner
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Saturday, March 20

11:00 am - 11:20 am

New Nearpod Features
In 20-minutes see the newest features in Nearpod to engage learners and take your Nearpod lessons to the next level.

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Escape Boredom with Digital Breakouts
Breakout EDU is an immersive learning experience that brings an escape room into the classroom. In this session, learn how to bring the power of Breakout EDU into the digital environment with digital escape rooms. After playing a digital escape room game with other educators, I'll share resources on how to create your own curriculum-aligned game or access pre-made games on the Breakout EDU website. Digital escape rooms are great for all ages.

Katie Garrett
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Saturday, March 20

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Personalize Your Online Teaching with Pro-Quality Video
With the ongoing need for more online learning, you’ve probably needed to create more of your own instructional videos. In this session, the pros from UEN’s media team will teach you how to create high-quality video content for your students right from your classroom or home. By adding personalized media to your instruction, you’ll be able to build better connections and provide specific feedback for your students. We’ll focus on simple tools, tips and tricks, and low/no-budget equipment that will help you make the most of your video content.

Fernando Lara
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Saturday, March 20

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Share Your Voice through Podcasting
Come learn how to share your voice through podcasting. This session will provide you with essential information on creating your own podcast and sharing it with your audience. We'll share technical tips, provide advice for developing your own style, and answer your questions. Look behind the scenes at UEN Homeroom and learn our secrets.

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Personalize Your Online Teaching with Pro-Quality Video
With the ongoing need for more online learning, you’ve probably needed to create more of your own instructional videos. In this session, the pros from UEN’s media team will teach you how to create high-quality video content for your students right from your classroom or home. By adding personalized media to your instruction, you’ll be able to build better connections and provide specific feedback for your students. We’ll focus on simple tools, tips and tricks, and low/no-budget equipment that will help you make the most of your video content.

Amanda Molinari
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Saturday, March 20

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Ubiquitous Wireless Throughout Utah for Students and Teachers “eduroam”
UETN is moving forward providing "eduroam" services for teachers and students. Eduroam is a global wireless network access service, providing K12 and higher education students, and educators 24/7 secure and seamless wireless access at all participating school in the state, nation and worldwide.

Nicole Reynolds
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Saturday, March 20

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Personalize Your Online Teaching with Pro-Quality Video
With the ongoing need for more online learning, you’ve probably needed to create more of your own instructional videos. In this session, the pros from UEN’s media team will teach you how to create high-quality video content for your students right from your classroom or home. By adding personalized media to your instruction, you’ll be able to build better connections and provide specific feedback for your students. We’ll focus on simple tools, tips and tricks, and low/no-budget equipment that will help you make the most of your video content.

Shannon Ririe
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Saturday, March 20

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Bringing Microbits into your Virtual Classroom with Microbit Classroom
It has been a challenge to shift to virtual activities this past year. For those of you who love coding in your classroom, and specifically programming robotics, there's a fun and easy virtual option for you! Microbit Classroom gives you a teacher/student platform where you can assign activities and students can interact with a virtual version of a Microbit, using either blockly or python. You can see their code and give them feedback in real-time. This can be great for totally online classrooms, and it can also be an amazing tool for teachers who have their students in-person! Come check out this amazing, fun, and FREE resource!

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Not Everything in 2020 was Bad
This session will focus on new features in Canvas: specifically how to access and customize the Canvas Templates, bulk due date edits, direct content share, and the new rich content editor.

Dani Sloan
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Saturday, March 20

9:25 am - 9:45 am

Better than Google: Using Utah’s Online Library for Student Research
This session will be a quick look into using Utah's Online Library for student research. Participants will learn how to use the Gale Reference Collection research tools to cite, gather, and organize research for learners of all ages.

10:00 am - 10:45 am

COVID-19 and Utah’s Digital Divide: Leaders’ Response to Equitable Access
This panel discussion provides a look the digital divide in Utah, and educational leaders' response to the need for equitable home technology access. The panelists will share solutions and challenges that some urban, suburban, and rural districts in Utah experienced during the COVID-19 school dismissal, lessons learned, and their recommendations for addressing the digital divide in education.

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Utah’s Online Library: Virtual Research for All Classrooms
This session is designed to help K-12 teachers and library media specialists effectively use the wealth of information resources in Utah's Online Library to improve and enhance student research. The session guides participants through using online databases through each step of the research process. Participants will learn how to use research tools to cite, gather, and organize their research.

Jim Stewart
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Saturday, March 20

10:00 am - 10:45 am

UETN’s Private LTE Network - Mobile Access for Students and Teachers
UETN is developing a Private LTE Network that is helping provide network access for students and educators for on-line, anywhere and any-time education. Whether it’s students learning at home or on the go, collaborating over video, or accessing cloud-hosted educational tools, education is now 24/7. Using Private LTE across a district is a cost-effective way to connect students, teachers and administrators to each other and the internet. UETN’s Private LTE network is helping ensure equitable internet access for all students. We will present and discuss this new UETN project/service, come be a part of this exciting educational technology resource.

Cory Stokes
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Saturday, March 20

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Ubiquitous Wireless Throughout Utah for Students and Teachers “eduroam”
UETN is moving forward providing "eduroam" services for teachers and students. Eduroam is a global wireless network access service, providing K12 and higher education students, and educators 24/7 secure and seamless wireless access at all participating school in the state, nation and worldwide.

10:00 am - 10:45 am

UETN’s Private LTE Network - Mobile Access for Students and Teachers
UETN is developing a Private LTE Network that is helping provide network access for students and educators for on-line, anywhere and any-time education. Whether it’s students learning at home or on the go, collaborating over video, or accessing cloud-hosted educational tools, education is now 24/7. Using Private LTE across a district is a cost-effective way to connect students, teachers and administrators to each other and the internet. UETN’s Private LTE network is helping ensure equitable internet access for all students. We will present and discuss this new UETN project/service, come be a part of this exciting educational technology resource.