Critical Literacy and Selecting Indigenous Literature

The Education Library collection includes resources that support a number of activities, including educational research and teaching–both in the Faculty of Education and in K-12 schools. On our shelves, you will find picture books and curriculum items alongside scholarly works. Our hope is that you approach and evaluate all materials in our collection, and those […]

Featured Children’s New Books Arrivals: July 2019

Featured Children’s New Books Arrivals: July 2019

Click on the book cover to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item.    The squirrels’ busy year / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Richard Jones. Call Number: QB637.4 .J46 2018    Mary wears what she wants / Keith Negley. Call Number: PZ7.1 .N393 Mr 2019          New kid […]

Featured New Arrivals: July 2019

Featured New Arrivals: July 2019

Click on the book cover to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Teaching fairy tales / edited by Nancy L. Canepa. Call Number: GR550 .T43 2019     Five pillars of the mind: redesigning education to suit the brain / Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa. Call Number: LB1062 .T685 2019 Critical race theory […]

Collection Spotlight: National Indigenous History Month

Collection Spotlight: National Indigenous History Month

The latest collection spotlight is up! Visit UBC Education Library’s display: June is National Indigenous History Month! Connections to the Curriculum: In BC’s K-12 curriculum, First Peoples content, perspectives, and Principles of Learning are acknowledged and affirmed through Big Ideas, Core Competencies, rationale statements, and learning standards. Teachers are encouraged to center the place and […]

UBC Education Library resources supporting Early Childhood Education

UBC Education Library resources supporting Early Childhood Education

Click on the book cover below to find it in the UBC Library catalogue. Interested in these or other books on this topic? Try doing a search with the terms  “early childhood education” or “childhood education” Require more assistance? Please ask at the Library Service Desk or contact ed.lib@ubc.ca We’re here to help! Inquiry mindset: nurturing […]

Collection Spotlight: One Earth: Spotlight on Sustainability

Collection Spotlight: One Earth: Spotlight on Sustainability

“One Earth: Spotlight on Sustainability” Collection Spotlight is up. Books featured in this display include topics such as: Sustainability, Ecology, Environmentalism, “environmental protection”, “conservation of natural resources”, “climate change” or “climate changes,” and climatology. You can also find UBC Education Library’s “Curriculum Connections” handout (available below and on the display) showing the links between these […]

New Resource: Fact vs. Fiction: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News

New Resource: Fact vs. Fiction: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News

Find this book at UBC Education Library. Call number LB 1590.3  L34 2018.

Best Wishes to Elementary and Middle Years Teacher Candidates!
Collection Spotlight: Spring Picture Books

Collection Spotlight: Spring Picture Books

Our new “Spring!” Collection Spotlight is up. Picture books featured in this display include topics such as seasons, seasonal changes, life cycle and the water cycle. See our themed booklist for title suggestions. You can also find our “Curriculum Connections” handout (available below and on the display) showing the links between these books and the […]

Makerspace Kit Booking

Makerspace Kit Booking

A selection of makerspace kits are available to be booked in advance so that students may plan to use them during their practicum visits. Students may reserve Ozobots and Microbits by following the instructions below. Note that there are 2 identical microbit kits for loan. Reservations are available between January and the end of June […]