November 4, 2011

Host: Canyons School District


Canyons Administration Building
Enter from South Side of Building
Park in South Parking Lot
9150 South 500 West
Sandy, UT 84070

Date: Friday, November 4


8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Welcome and Introductions - Robert Gordon

Introduce yourself and share one professional development Ah Ha!
Pam Turley recommends Yummy Math (A web site that provides teachers and students with mathematics relevant to our world today.)

10:00 New UTIPS training - Julie Quinn
  • - This is your best friend. Everything that doesn't work, it's a bug, please report it!

12:00 Lunch

  • UEN updates
    • Update on Apps4Edu - nearly 250 Apps have been added and aligned to the Utah Core. We are ready to have you spread the word.
    • UEN Steering Committee would like further input on UEN's Professional Development services. We'll be sending a survey for this purpose and would appreciate their input and also their help getting the link to teachers in their area.
    • About UEN video is available
    • New in eMedia: UIMC 2011 videos
    • UIMC's license to Bill Nye's videos has expired.
    • eMedia upgrade coming this Winter new_emedia-main.jpg and new_emedia-searches.jpg
    • UEN Resources for K-12 Educators
    • November Highlights
    • Pioneer Library needs your help regarding eBook Services in K-12 schools. Please take 3-4 minutes to take the following survey:
    • UEN's licensing agreement for the Wimba ends on August 31, 2012 and so we are beginning the process to select a replacement web conferencing service.
      The RFP committee consists of representatives from higher education, public education, and state libraries and a draft RFP is now being written. We anticipate that the RFP will be released very soon. Contact Rick Gaisford if you would like to be on the committee.

  • USOE updates