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Summer Digital Learning Classes 2018

UEN Super Blitz

Jordan District Curriculum Technology is pleased to announce the  annual UEN Summer Super Blitz.  UEN instructors will be bringing out 5 great courses to Jordan District

Courses are eligible for SUU, USBE, and licensure credit.  Each course runs from 8:30am-4:00 pm in the Jordan District ASB.


Immersive Learning with Breakout EDU

ISTE Standard 1 |July  9-10 |8:30am-4:00pm ASB
Designed for educators who want to step up student engagement while tackling the Four Cs of education (creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration). Breakout EDU is education’s spin on the escape room. In this 2-day course, educators will participate in multiple Breakout EDU learning games, explore the tools and resources needed to develop their own game, and learn modifications for every age, ability level and budget. Breakout EDU can be used with all content areas and ages.

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Create Online Educational Media
ISTE Standard 2|July 9-10|8:30am-4:00pm ASB
This course helps teachers find and create digital learning objects to support student learning using resources from UEN’s Pioneer Online Library, eMedia, my.uen and more. Participants practice 21st Century skills such as creating mashups, virtual pop-up books, educational interactives and more while exploring strategies for integrating digital media in ways that can increase student engagement and positive learning outcomes. Special emphasis is placed on the ethical use of source material.

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Creating Critical Thinkers Through Coding
ISTE Standard 1
 |July 11-12|8:30am-4:00pm ASB
Designed for non-computer programming educators who are interested in making coding part of their curriculum, either in regular classroom instruction or as part of an after school program. This online workshop will focus on improving students' critical thinking and problem solving skills utilizing coding activities, both unplugged and online. This course covers the basic concepts of coding and will teach participants beginning elements of the coding language Blockly. Additionally, educators will program various robots and other educational manipulatives.

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Canvas for Online Learning

UEN Essentials | July 11 | 8:30am-4:00pm ASB
This course is for teachers who want to learn how to enhance student learning with educational technology and media. Participants explore eMedia, Utah ITV, Thinkfinity and other online resources; create virtual tours and presentations; and learn strategies for helping students develop visual literacy and critical thinking skills.

Flex Course Option:
Experience learning with the best of both worlds, online and in-person. Flex courses allow you to spend one day in the UEN lab and complete the remainder of the course online.

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Canvas for K-5 Classrooms

UEN Essentials | July 12 | 8:30am-4:00pm ASB
In this course, participants will be introduced to the basics of Canvas and how it can work effectively in a K-5 classroom. Elements of organization, communication, assignments, and grades will be addressed in regards to how this tool can be productively used to blend your classroom and use technology to engage students and increase learning.

Flex Course Option:
Experience learning with the best of both worlds, online and in-person. Flex courses allow you to spend one day in the UEN lab and complete the remainder of the course online.

Register