Collection Spotlight: Orange Shirt Day 2020

Collection Spotlight: Orange Shirt Day 2020

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. Fiction The orange […]

Science Literacy Week 2020: Biodiversity Resources

Science Literacy Week 2020: Biodiversity Resources

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 Teacher Resources 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 […]

Welcome to UBC Education Library! Collection Spotlight: Books for New Teachers

Welcome to UBC Education Library! Collection Spotlight: Books for New Teachers

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, […]

Physical Branches Closed, but We’re Still Here to Help

Physical Branches Closed, but We’re Still Here to Help

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 […]

Collection Spotlight: Reflecting on Practice — Summer as a time for teacher growth and development

Collection Spotlight: Reflecting on Practice — Summer as a time for teacher growth and development

Summer can be a time for rest, but for teachers, it’s also a perfect opportunity for reflection and professional development. 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 […]

Online Indigenous Children’s Literature

Online Indigenous Children’s Literature

X̱wi7x̱wa Library and Education Library are pleased to present a virtual display of over 50 electronic picture books, graphic novels, fiction, non-fiction and biographies featuring Indigenous themes and authorship. These Indigenous children’s literature titles were carefully compiled by the employees of X̱wi7x̱wa Library and are all available online at UBC Library. Please click on the […]

UBC Education Library Highlights 5 Indigenous eBook Teacher Resources

UBC Education Library Highlights 5 Indigenous eBook Teacher Resources

In honour of National Indigenous History Month, UBC Education Library is highlighting 5 Indigenous eBook teacher resources available at UBC Library.  All of these professional teacher resources are available as “full text online” to our UBC users by clicking on the images or titles and then “online access” or “full text online” at the catalogue […]

Education Library Monthly Report: May 2020 NEWSLETTER

Education Library Monthly Report: May 2020 NEWSLETTER

WENDY TRAAS AS INTERIM HEAD, EDUCATION LIBRARY Peggy Lunn has resigned from her position as Head of the Education Library. Wendy Traas is acting as Interim Head. MANAGING RESEARCH DATA Are you curious about how to comply with Tri-Agency funding requirements for research data? The Library can help with Data Management Planning and Open Access […]

April is Poetry Month: UBC Library Poetry eBooks, Online Teacher Resources and Activities

April is Poetry Month: UBC Library Poetry eBooks, Online Teacher Resources and Activities

Resources for parents, teachers, caregivers, or any poetry lovers looking for fun ways to create poetry at home. Blackout Poetry https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/john-depasquale/blackout-poetry/ Blackout Poetry Maker https://blackoutpoetry.glitch.me/ Magnetic Poetry Word List https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0332/6549/files/3000original.pdf?1467 New York Times: Searching for Poetry in Prose (requires log-in) https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/multimedia/blackout-poetry.html Upper Canada District School Board LibGuide on Poetry https://vlc.ucdsb.ca/c.php?g=708736 Poem in Your Pocket Day […]

Earth Day 2020: Online Resources

Earth Day 2020: Online Resources

A selection of resources available online from UBC Library related to climate change and the environment: Rebuilding the Earth by Mark Everard Highlights humanity’s interdependence with our planet’s ecosystems Brings together widely applicable lessons on positive regenerative change Advocates for practical and integrated sustainable development   50 climate questions: a blizzard of blistering facts by […]