Camille Cole and Chandra Martz from Canyons School District and Dani Sloan and Katie Blunt from the Utah Education Network present to C-Forum about their doctoral research project. Their research focused on Utah educational leaders' response to the digital divide during COVID-19 school dismissal. They analyze how the lessons learned from their research can guide digital teaching and learning efforts moving forward.
Dani Sloan from the Utah Education Network and Jonathan Stewart from Canyons School District lead a C-Forum discussion about the role of digital skills in addressing Utah's digital divide.
Dani Sloan from UEN teaches C-Forum how to get students to think of databases before Google (at least while they're in Canvas). She teaches about the Gale LTIs for learners of all ages.
Dani Sloan and Katie Blunt unveil and show us the new Utah's Online Library product page! They tell us about essential resources available and how easy it is to find what you need using this page. See the page at uen.org/UOL
In this video, Dani Sloan describes and models best practices for virtual meetings and how to make them as efficient and effective as possible.
In this video, Dani Sloan explains section by section the different aspects of communication available in Canvas. She covers the Canvas inbox, the speedgrader tool and, the fan-favorite, "message students who" tool.
This video is made for Kindergarten through second grade teachers interesting in using Canvas with their learners. We talk about techniques and hacks specifically for our youngest students.
In this video, Dani Sloan goes through the tool Flipgrid and how it is used to connect to your students. Dani will walk us through creating a flipgrid, managing student responses and viewing student videos.
In this video, Dani Sloan informs us about the resources available in Preschool Path for our youngest learners. You will learn about preMedia, activity calendars, resources just for parents and online learning games.
Today’s complex information landscape requires learners of all ages to take a second look at the news and media we consume. In this session, we will talk about how consuming information on a mobile device is different from a laptop (or television or newspaper) and everyday strategies to help students (and teachers) analyze and evaluate information.
On this episode of UEN PDTV, Dani Sloan and Katie Garrett from UEN go through some tech tools that help maximize time and keep things organized. Even if you are into the old-school method of writing notes down, they have a tech tool for you!
Dani Sloan guide a session for K-12 teachers and library media specialists in how to enhance student research through effective use of the wealth of resources in Utah's Online Library. Participants will explore online databases through each step of the research process, learning how the research tools can help them cite, gather, organize and collaborate on their research.
Scrible is a research and writing platform that is available to all K-12 students in Utah. With Scrible students can curate research, annotate and cite all within the same platform. In this session, participants will learn how to effectively use Scrible in their classroom to make research easier and more organized.
On the third episode of Some Good Education News, we head into a new school year and are amazed at the incredible work teachers are doing. Thank you, educators! Dani introduces our new host and recent UEN addition, Katie Blunt. After diving into some good education stories, Katie interviews special guest, Tami Pyfer, Education Advisor from the Governor's Office.
Share your good education news with us with #uengoodnews. Stay safe, be kind and keep learning!
Dani Sloan from UEN presents to virtual attendees about Utah's Online Library as a student research tool at the 2021 Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference.
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.
Chandra Martz and Camille Cole from Canyons School District and Dani Sloan and Katie Blunt from UEN present to virtual attendees about their doctoral research surrounding Utah's digital divide at the 2021 Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference.
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.
Dani Sloan from UEN presents to virtual attendees about Utah's Online Library at the 2021 Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference.
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.
Dani Sloan and Heather Price, a Teacher Librarian from Skyridge High School, explore NoodleTools. Heather shows us how NoodleTools makes it quick and easy for students and educators alike to cite their research sources.
In this edition of Utah's Online Library Product & Librarian Spotlight, Dani Sloan and Melinda Overson, a librarian from Bryce Valley High School, explore NoveList Plus. NoveList Plus is a database of book recommendations for all library workers who do readers' advisory.