The first-ever Edcamp Utah will be held at Armstrong Academy on October 11, 2014. Free registration opens today (August 15, 2014) and is limited to 200 participants. Click here to register and for more information. Also follow the conversation on twitter: #EdcampUT
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Pioneer provides Utah students with a library of digital reference materials, tools, and resources for research, including EBSCO, Digital Science Online, NoodleTools, SIRS, Culturegrams, World Book Encyclopedia, Utah Digital Newspapers, and much more.
To obtain the student home access login information for Pioneer please contact a school or district library or technology staff member. You can also contact the Utah Education Network for help or additional information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-866-5852. (Pioneer is only accessible to students within the state of Utah so the login information cannot be shared on this public website.)
SAFARI Montage is an educational video library and digital content management system for students and teachers in Granite School District. It provides thousands of licensed educational videos that can be played in the classroom or accessed from home. It also provides the ability for teachers to upload their own video and other digital content to share with students or archive.
To watch SAFARI Montage videos on a home computer, a plugin program called the SAFARI Montage Media Player needs to be installed on the computer:
- Click Here to Download the SAFARI Montage Media Player
- SAFARI Montage Media Player Installation Instructions
SAFARI Montage videos can be accessed on iOS and Android mobile devices with no plugin installation necessary.
You can find more resources and help for SAFARI Montage at http://granitemedia.org/safari.
Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library provides students and teachers with access to a large library of popular ebooks and audiobooks for independent, recreational, or teacher-assigned reading. These books can be read on a computer or checked out and downloaded to a wide array of mobile devices via the OverDrive Media Console apps. OverDrive is currently available to all students and teachers grades 7-12, and is also being piloted at several elementary schools for the 2014-15 school year. Students log in to OverDrive by choosing their school name and using their student number. Teachers and staff members log in by choosing “Teachers” as their school name and entering their district computer username and password.