January Highlights

This January we are highlighting the following topics:

  • Mindfulness/Self Care
  • Preschool Path
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • eMedia Update: Adding eMedia Content in Canvas
  • Adobe Spotlight: How to Create with Adobe Aero
  • PDTV: Essential Technology Skills
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30 Creative Activities for Kids
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Explore 30 fun, constructive, and creative activities to do with built-in features of iPad (you can also use an iPhone). Designed for children in grades PK–2, these activities can easily be tailored for the whole family.

Subject:
Professional Learning
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Apple
Provider Set:
Apple Teacher
Date Added:
12/03/2021
Competing Voices of the Civil Rights Movement
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When most people think of the Civil Rights Movement in America, they think of Martin Luther King, Jr. Delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. But "the Movement" achieved its greatest results due to the competing strategies and agendas of diverse individuals.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Gale Kids
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Kid's Info Bits is an amazing resource for your students to use when doing research, and it's FREE in Utah's Online Library. Learn how to use it with your c...

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Media Object
Author:
Jared Fawson
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
12/02/2020
Learn @ Home: Preschool Path Tools
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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.

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Learn @ Home
Provider Set:
Tech Tips for Remote Learning
Author:
Dani Sloan
Date Added:
04/23/2020
Lesson 1: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nonviolent Resistance
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By examining King's famous essay in defense of nonviolent protest, along with two significant criticisms of his direct action campaign, this lesson will help students assess various alternatives for securing civil rights for black Americans in a self-governing society.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Remix
Letter from Birmingham Annotation Lesson
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This lesson is intended to teach students digital annotation skills and reinforce their knowledge of rhetorical devices using Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail. This resource can be modified to focus on annotating physical copies of a document and with other documents.Cover image: Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash

Subject:
Literature
Secondary English Language Arts
History
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Author:
Moira
Date Added:
12/06/2021
PDTV: Essential Technology Skills
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In this episode of PDTV, Katie Blunt talks to Dr. Camille Cole from Canyons School District about EdTech Competency 1A: essential education technology skills. We see how three 1st grade teachers at Crescent Elementary are mastering this competency by implementing Canvas in the classroom.

Subject:
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Media Object
Author:
Katie Blunt
Date Added:
01/10/2022
Soundzabound
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This resource is a tutorial video showing how to use Soundzabound on Utah's Online Library to find royalty-free music that can be used in student or teacher projects and lessons.

Subject:
Music
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Media Object
Author:
Shannon Ririe
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
12/02/2020
WorldBook Kids Edition
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A brief overview of the tools available in WorldBook Kids offered through Utah's Online Library.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Media Object
Author:
Dani Sloan
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
12/02/2020