Featured New Resources: January 2021

Featured New Resources: January 2021

Featured new resources for the month of January.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Teacher narratives from the Eikaiwa classroom: moving beyond “McEnglish” edited by Daniel Hooper and Natasha Hashimoto. PE1130.J3 T43 2020 This book includes 16 chapters written by current and […]

Featured New Children’s and YA Books: January 2021

Featured New Children’s and YA Books: January 2021

Featured new children’s and young adult books for the month of January.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Kiss number 8 written by Colleen AF Venable ; artwork by Ellen T. Crenshaw. PZ7.7.V46 Ks 2019 Education GREAT READS “Mads is pretty happy […]

Collection Spotlight: Resources supporting the Core Competencies in BC Education

Collection Spotlight: Resources supporting the Core Competencies in BC Education

The UBC Education Library Collection Spotlight features resources supporting the Core Competencies in BC Education, both professional and picture books. In October 2019, the Core Competencies were updated. What changed? A few of the updates included: Collaboration was added as a second sub-competency to the Communication Core Competency, the second Thinking sub-competency was changed to […]

Collection Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

Collection Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

Juvenile Literature My winter city James Gladstone; pictures by Gary Clement PZ7.1.G5844 My 2019 A young boy wakes up in the early light of a winter morning, pulls on his boots and mittens, and steps out into the snowy city with his dad. They trudge through the snow, their dog bounding along beside them, then […]

Featured New Children’s Books: December 2020

Featured New Children’s Books: December 2020

Featured new children’s books for the month of December.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. This promise of change: one girl’s story in the fight for school equality Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy F444.C68 B69 2019 In 1956, one year before federal troops […]

Featured New Resources: December 2020

Featured New Resources: December 2020

Featured new resources for the month of December.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. 200+ original and adapted story program activities Rob Reid Z718.3 .R435 2018 From master storyteller and storytimes creator Reid comes this delightful assortment of activities ready for use […]

Collection Spotlight: Graphic Novels

Collection Spotlight: Graphic Novels

This latest Collection Spotlight highlights just a few of our English and French graphic novels as well as some books for those interested in creating their own or teaching using graphic novels as a resource.   English Graphic Novels Seeking Refuge: a graphic novel Irene N. Watts; illustrations by Kathryn E. Shoemaker. PZ7.7.W377 Sk 2016 […]

Collection Spotlight: Inquiry-Based Learning

Collection Spotlight: Inquiry-Based Learning

The latest Education Library Collection Spotlight takes a closer look at the topic of Inquiry-based learning. Inquiry-based learning describes an educational approach in which, “learning is driven by a process of enquiry owned by the student. Starting with a ‘scenario’ and with the guidance of a facilitator, students identify their own issues and questions. They […]

Collection Spotlight: Remembrance Day — Lest We Forget

Collection Spotlight: Remembrance Day — Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day books and other books about war for reading and sharing with students: 1. Remembrance Day: “Lest we forget” / Jill Foran “Canadian Celebrations provides an exciting look at the events that people take part in during Canada’s major holidays. Each title provides information about the history, symbols, and traditions of these special days.” 2. […]

Collection Spotlight: Halloween Picture Books and Mythical Creatures Digital Colouring Book

Collection Spotlight: Halloween Picture Books and Mythical Creatures Digital Colouring Book

The latest UBC Education Library Collection Spotlight highlights both Halloween picture books that can be found at our branch as well as reintroducing the popular Mythical Creatures Digital Colouring book from the “Colour Our Collections” section of the UBC Library website. From the colouring book: “Strong in early zoology texts, the collection includes Polish naturalist […]