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UEN Super Blitz

UEN Super Blitz FlyerThe Jordan District Digital Learning Team is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual UEN Summer Super Blitz. UEN instructors will be bringing five great courses to Jordan School District.

Courses:
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 engagem ent 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 gam es, 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.

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.

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 afterschool
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.

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.

Canvas for K-5 Classroom s
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.