October 3, 2014 - Canyons Meeting Agenda

Host: Canyons School District

Location: Canyons Support Service Center, 9361 South 300 East, Sandy, UT 84070

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8:30-9:00 am: Continental Breakfast and Snacks

9:00-9:15 am: Welcome from CSD

9:15-9:30 am: Jared Ward

9:30-11:00 am: Katie Hill & Camille Cole
11:00-12:00 pm: Rick Gaisford Discussion

12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00: Updates
  • UTIPS: Julie Quinn

  • UEN Updates - Justin Brooksby
    • New channel in October called FNX. FNX (First Nations Experience) presents Native American stories and content to create a diverse and entertaining channel. UEN channel 9.3 is now live airing FNX
    • Preschool Pioneer is a online collection of resources for quality early childhood education. For ages 3-6. This site is now available in spanish.
    • UEN’s newest program “SciTech Now” will air on Monday, October 6th at 8:30pm. Or for a sneak peak of the program click here. All of these programs (as well as the segments) are also available in eMedia. You can learn more about the show at uen.org/scitechnow
    • Pioneer Library has some new products from Gale: Cengage Learning (There is a initial train-the-trainer workshop on October 14th). The following products are part of the Gale resources.
      • Kid's InfoBits
      • InfoTrac Junior
      • InfoTrac Student
      • Student Resource Center Junior
      • Discovering Collection
      • InfoTrac Newsstand
      • Biography in Context
      • Science in Context
      • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
      • Virtual Reference Library
    • This is the last year for grant money for NetSafe Utah. It is the hope that all future NetSafe trainings come from the district, school or service center. A new NetSafe grant application is now available.

Plualsights free one year subscription:

  • UCET Updates - Leslie Lewis
Survey for possible topics -
  • ** UCET 2015 -
    • Venue - ?
    • Date - ?
    • Contest - #TechElevated & #UCET2015 - Take photos of yourself with your tech elevated then post with the hashtags. Prizes, such as tickets to UCET, will be given.
  • Write something for the UELMA Newsletter by 10/10/14
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And the winner of the "Essentials for Blended Learning" book IS: