In this episode of UEN's PDTV, we travel to Middle Canyon Elementary in Tooele to meet Abish Jimenez, a 3rd-grade Spanish teacher who is transforming Chromebooks in her classroom into tools for collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking. Watch to see how her students thrive in a technology-driven learning environment.
UEN PDTV is on-demand, streaming professional development for teachers in the state of Utah. Each episode will focus on how educators are implementing Utah's education technology competencies in their classrooms. View all episodes in this eMedia collection, by visiting uen.org/pdtv, or on the UEN PDTV YouTube Channel.
In this episode of PDTV, the Professional Development team recaps their virtual UCET conference experience. They chat about the flexibility of the online format, the disadvantages of technical difficulties, and more!
On this virtual PDTV, Jared Fawson explains to viewers how using Canvas templates makes customizing your Canvas page easier than ever! From uploading your own images to Canvas-provided icons, Jared will guide you through making the course uniquely yours.
Learn how Mary Wade, a 5th-grade teacher at Provost Elementary, uses Canvas for Elementary (C4E) to create a flexible learning environment that supports all students. Mary shares her effective design and integration strategies for this tool and discusses how it supports student learning and communication. Watch the video to learn more about using C4E in your classroom.
On this episode of UEN PDTV, Katie Blunt travels to Manti Elementary where computer science specialist, Julia Bratton, demonstrates how she incorporates critical thinking, project-based learning, and computational thinking into her classroom.
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.
In this episode of UEN's PDTV, host Katie Blunt travels to Provo, Utah, to meet 5th-grade teacher Mary Wade at Provost Elementary. Mary is a dedicated educator who has spent years researching best educational practices and has developed a flexible learning model in her classroom that focuses on building classroom culture and using personalized learning strategies.
On this episode of UEN PDTV, Katie Blunt discusses with Utah State Board of Education curriculum specialists Robert Austin and Naomi Watkins about information literacy in the classroom. We learn from Utah teachers Charlotte Ducos and Williams Shields on how they are preparing students to navigate the vast wealth of information they are presented with every day and how to lead challenging, yet historically accurate, discussions in the classroom.
In this episode of UEN PDTV, host Katie Blunt is in Moab, Utah where she walks us through the importance of researching and strategizing to find the best ways to use educational technology tools in your classroom. Then, we see it in action as 2nd-grade teacher Abbey Martinez at Helen M. Knight Elementary explains how she’s had success using Nearpod as a digital tool to create productive and engaging lessons for her students.
This season of UEN PDTV we are doing things differently. We will be introducing and exploring the new Education Technology Competencies throughout the season. In this episode, Katie Blunt, the new PDTV host, goes through the Utah Ed Tech Competencies with Rick Gaisford from USBE and then sees the competencies in action at UVU!
Travel to Cedar City with Katie Blunt to see Utah’s EdTech competencies in action at Southern Utah University! Learn how a professor, an instructional designer, and a graphic designer created a high-quality and engaging online learning experience for their students studying Family Life and Human Development.
In this episode of UEN's PDTV, we travel to Bingham High School in South Jordan to learn from high school English Language Arts teacher Braxton Thornley. Mr. Thornely shares how he uses Canvas Mastery Paths and various other tools and strategies to personalize learning for his students. Whether you're new to personalized learning or looking for new ideas, this video is for you! Learn from Mr. Thornley's experience, and get inspired to create a personalized learning environment for your own students.
On this episode of UEN PDTV, teachers from Alpine School District share the secrets of their success with mathematics instruction. Host Katie Blunt guides us in understanding how reflective practice and data analysis have contributed to positive changes in their students' attitudes, interactions, and academic achievements.
On this episode of UEN PDTV, Katie Blunt sits down with Dr. David Joy about his "Mission to Mars" and what he brought back with him to his classroom. We find out about the elements of a Mars simulation, how outdoor education is a passion of David's and how he has created personal learning environments.
On this virtual PDTV, Jared Fawson brings colleague Katie Blunt in to talk about student engagement. While engaging tools and nifty websites are useful, they discuss how creating an engaging course or assignment starts before implementation.
In this virtual PDTV, Jared Fawson speaks to Cory Henwood from Iron County School District. Not only is he the district's Innovation Coordinator, but he is the founder of Launch High School, a personalized competency-based school. The goal of the school is to help students develop transferable skills and enable them to focus and grow their ideas.
In our first PDTV of the school year, Jared Fawson navigates the new normal of remote learning. He chats with Hollie Fisher from Lakeside Elementary in the Davis School District. She shares how she uses OneNote, Teams and more to help with 21st century learning and teaching!
On this episode of PDTV, our production team steps in front of the camera to go through the top 10 tips for creating pro-quality videos. Katie, Fernando and Nicole share examples and recommendations for each tip to give additional guidance to those less familiar with video production.
On this episode of UEN PDTV, Katie Blunt travels to Provo to visit with attendees at the annual conference of the Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET). She talks to a teacher, an administrator, and a UCET board member about how the UCET conference provides them with opportunities for professional growth.
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!