Orange Shirt Day is September 30. Below you will find resources that may be requested from UBC Education Library. X̱wi7x̱wa Library’s “Indian Residential School System in Canada” research guide also includes materials that address the reality of the Indian Residential Schools. Many contain additional resources for teaching or encouraging discussion at home.
The orange shirt story / author, Phyllis Webstad; illustrations, Brock Nicol.
You hold me up / Monique Gray Smith and Danielle Daniel.
Speaking our truth: a journey of reconciliation / Monique Gray Smith.
FULL TEXT ONLINE: http://tinyurl.com/yy3a7d7v
Biodiversity Teacher Resources at UBC Education Library
Please visit the UBC Science Literacy Week 2020 LibGuide for even more books
E-Book Resources at Education Library
The school garden curriculum: an integrated K-8 guide for discovering science, ecology, and whole-systems thinking / Kaci Rae Christopher. http://tinyurl.com/ycmt6so7
Teaching green: the high school years: hands-on learning in grades 9-12 / edited by Tim Grant and Gail Littlejohn. http://tinyurl.com/y7nzlky6
Climate Change in Practice: Topics with Group Exercises / Robert Wilby http://tinyurl.com/y7dkrqcn
Learning for sustainability in times of accelerating change / edited by Arjen E.J. Wals and Peter Blaze Corcoran. http://tinyurl.com/y966377q
Connecting with nature: a naturalist’s perspective / Robert C. Stebbins. http://tinyurl.com/ycxvwy7d
Emerging biology in the early years: how young children learn about the living world / Sue Dale Tunnicliffe. http://tinyurl.com/yabc8sqy
Nature sparks: connecting children to the natural world / Cross Aerial http://tinyurl.com/y8ujhfhm
Greening school grounds: creating habitats for learning / Tim Grant and Gail Littlejohn http://tinyurl.com/y7nftoka
Nature-based learning for young children: anytime, anywhere, on any budget / Julie Powers and Sheila Williams Ridge http://tinyurl.com/y778w9mb
Perfect pairs: using fiction & nonfiction picture books to teach life science, 3-5 / Melissa Stewart and Nancy Chesley http://tinyurl.com/y8b3vzwp
You are the earth know your world so you can make it better / David Suzuki and Kathy Vanderlinden; art by Wallace Edwards; diagrams by Talent Pun http://tinyurl.com/ya9ehbfk
Get into citizen science / Vic Kovacs http://tinyurl.com/y98ace47
Rewilding: giving nature a second chance / Jane Drake and Ann Love http://tinyurl.com/y8zedc8n
Sable Island: The Wandering Sandbar / Wendy Kitts http://tinyurl.com/ycfqy7t6
Salmon Forest / David Suzuki http://tinyurl.com/ybhj2acp
Arctic Sky / Krykorka Vladyana http://tinyurl.com/y9q5rl26
Over and under the snow / Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal http://tinyurl.com/yb77b84g
Over and under the pond / Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal http://tinyurl.com/y8ykpmos
Flowers are calling / Rita Gray and Kenard Pak http://tinyurl.com/ydxxpfud
Two truths and a lie: it’s alive! / Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson http://tinyurl.com/yd3el8hk
The girl who drew butterflies: how Maria Merian’s art changed science / Joyce Sidman http://tinyurl.com/yaefyssx
The Underground habitats, by Molly Aloian http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=3856538
A little bit of dirt: 55+ science and art activities to reconnect children with nature, by Asia Citro http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8948083
Tree of life: the incredible biodiversity of life on earth by Strauss, Rochelle; Thompson, Margot http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=3132433
Welcome to UBC Education Library!
Normally, our Collection Spotlight displays are located on a giant feature wall on the main level of our branch– but things are a little different this year! We hope to be back to normal soon and are looking forward to seeing you and helping you in person.
In the meantime, please enjoy browsing this online book display of both eBooks you can read online, and physical books you can request using the UBC Library Materials Pick-Up Service.
This month’s Collection Spotlight is “Books for New Teachers.”
Zen teacher: creating focus, simplicity and tranquility in the classroom / Dan Tricarico.
LB2840 .T75 2015
A practical guide to teacher wellbeing / Elizabeth Holmes.
LB2840.2 .H645 2019
See me after class: advice for teachers by teachers / Roxanna Elden. (Great Reads)
LB2844.1.N4 E43 2013
The beginning teacher’s field guide: embarking on your first years / Tina H. Boogren.
LB2844.1.N4 B658 2018
You can do this: hope and help for new teachers / Robyn R. Jackson.
LB1025.3 .J334 2014
The new teacher book: finding purpose, balance, and hope during your first years in the classroom / edited by Terry Burant [and others].
LB2844.1.N4 N476 2010
The first-year teacher’s survival guide: ready-to-use strategies, tools & activities for meeting the challenges of each school day / Julia G. Thompson
Your first year: how to survive and thrive as a new teacher/ Todd Whitaker
101 answers for new teachers and their mentors: effective teaching tips for daily classroom use / Annette Breoux
The first-year English teacher’s guidebook: strategies for success/ Sean Ruday
Progress plain and simple: what every teacher needs to know about improving pupil progress / Michael Harpham.
Due to the quickly evolving situation with COVID-19, UBC Library branches across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses will remain closed until further notice. The library continues to provide access to electronic resources and librarian support for research, teaching and learning.
Research help is available from UBC Education Library via email or remote consultation.
Looking for a book or article? Want to book a Zoom research session? Have a question about citations?
Please reach out to email@example.com for assistance.
For continued library service updates, please visit: services.library.ubc.ca/covid-19-response
For those looking to digest new information and plan for the coming school year, the following eBooks are all accessible from the comfort of your home:
Harris, B. (2011). Battling boredom: 99 strategies to spark student engagement.
Sharples, & Mike. (2019). Practical pedagogy: 40 new ways to teach and learn (1st ed.).
Whitaker, T. (2020). What great teachers do differently: Nineteen things that matter most.
Volz, Austin, Higdon, Julia, Lidwell, & William. (2019). The elements of education for teachers: 50 research-based principles every educator should know (1st ed.).
Melser, N. A. (2019). Teaching soft skills in a hard world: Skills for beginning teachers.
Mansfield, J. (2019). Pedagogical equilibrium: The development of teachers professional knowledge (First ed.).
Agarwal, P. K., Bain, P. M., & Wiley (2019). Powerful Teaching: Unleash the science of learning (First ed.).
Hicks, T., Hyler, J., & Pangle, W. (2020). Ask, explore, write: An inquiry-driven approach to science and literacy learning (1st ed.).
Krebs, D., Zvi, G., & Taylor & Francis (2020). The genius hour guidebook: Fostering passion, wonder, and inquiry in the classroom (Second ed.).
Subject headings: Effective teaching