October Highlights

This October we are highlighting these topics:

  • Reimagine Teaching
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Earth Science Week
  • National Indigenous Peoples' Day
  • Halloween
  • Changing Seasons
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CS Fundamentals 4.17: Digital Citizenship
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In collaboration with Common Sense Education, this lesson helps students learn to think critically about the user information that some websites request or require. Students learn the difference between private information and personal information, distinguishing what is safe and unsafe to share online.

Students will also explore what it means to be responsible and respectful to their offline and online communities as a step toward learning how to be good digital citizens.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Code.org
Provider Set:
CS Fundamentals 2019-2129
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Earth's Changing Surface: Elementary Collection
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National Science Teacher Association's Elementary collection of Earth's Changing Surface. A collection of articles and web pages that provide information regarding the topic of Earth's Changing Surface.

Subject:
Science
Geography
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
NSTA
Date Added:
01/15/2019
Geography of Utah. Native Americans in Utah. Native American Indian migration into Utah.
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The significance of -- Native American Indian migration into Utah -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Hispanic Heritage and History in the United States
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Since 1988, the U.S. Government has set aside the period from September 15 to October 15 as National Hispanic Heritage Month to honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made and continue to make to the United States of America. Our Teacher's Guide brings together resources created during NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes, lesson plans for K-12 classrooms, and think pieces on events and experiences across Hispanic history and heritage.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
History
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
NetSafe Utah: Cyber-bullies are No Fun. (Grades 4-6)
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When Alex runs into a bully on the playground, he knows what to do. But how can Alex handle the bully when he starts posting mean messages and texting threats? This video gives kids strategies for handling cyber bullies, including saving copies of inappropriate messages and telling a trusted adult.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
Not "Indians," Many Tribes: Native American Diversity
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Students study the interaction between environment and culture as they learn about three vastly different indigenous groups in a game-like activity that uses vintage photographs, traditional stories, photos of artifacts, and recipes.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Utah History Encyclopedia. Goshute Indians.
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The history of -- Goshute Indians -- is examined in an article provided as a PDF document. This article is extracted from the book UTAH HISTORY ENCYCLOPEDIA, published in celebration of Utah's Centennial (1996) and edited by Allan Kent Powell. Over two hundred contributors wrote about the individuals, organizations, locations, institutions, and topics important to Utah history.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Utah History Encyclopedia. Navajo Indians.
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The history of -- Navajo Indians -- is examined in an article provided as a PDF document. This article is extracted from the book UTAH HISTORY ENCYCLOPEDIA, published in celebration of Utah's Centennial (1996) and edited by Allan Kent Powell. Over two hundred contributors wrote about the individuals, organizations, locations, institutions, and topics important to Utah history.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Postcard Collection
Date Added:
10/11/2018