Collection Spotlight: Lest We Forget

Collection Spotlight: Lest We Forget

UBC Education Library has it’s Remembrance Day books on display at the main level breezeway Collection Spotlight area.  Please search “remembrance day” in the search box on the EdLib homepage for a list of books on the topic.

Collection Spotlight: Stories Without Words

Collection Spotlight: Stories Without Words

The latest Collection Spotlight display is up and the theme is Stories Without Words.  These wordless picture books (and books close to it) are on display in the main level breezeway of our branch and are great for new language learners, writing prompts, and imagination.  If you can’t make it in person, we also have […]

Collection Spotlight: Fall into Reading

Collection Spotlight: Fall into Reading

Discover some fabulous books on Autumn, Harvest, Leaves and Migration! Our new display is up! Booklist on Autumn, Harvest, Leaves, and Migration

Event: Consequential Transitions: Literacy, Inquiry and Student Success K-12 to Post-Secondary

Event: Consequential Transitions: Literacy, Inquiry and Student Success K-12 to Post-Secondary

Join UBC students and faculty to discuss what secondary students need to know to be successful in the post-secondary environment. By making connections between inquiry-based learning in the K-12 context and information literacy in the post-secondary environment, attendees will explore opportunities for educators to support student transition between K-12 and higher education.

Collection Spotlight: Orange Shirt Day

Collection Spotlight: Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is September 30. UBC Library’s research guide has compiled curated lists of materials which address the reality of the Indian Residential Schools. Many include additional resources for teaching or encouraging discussion at home.

Remembering Dr. Joy Butler

Remembering Dr. Joy Butler

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Dr. Joy Butler. She will be very much missed. Dr. Butler was a Professor in the Dept of Curriculum and Pedagogy at UBC, Vancouver, Canada. She was coordinator of Health, Outdoor and Physical Education (HOPE) programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels as […]

Collection Spotlight: Science Literacy Week 2019

Collection Spotlight: Science Literacy Week 2019

Science Literacy Week (September 16-22, 2019) is an annual celebration of science in Canada, in which libraries, universities, museums and other partners offer events and displays to highlight research and learning at our institutions.

Featured New Arrivals: September 2019

Featured New Arrivals: September 2019

Click on the book cover to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. An educator’s guide to STEAM: engaging students using real-world problems / Cassie F. Quigley, Danielle Herro LB1585 .Q54 2019 The children you teach: using a developmental framework in the classroom / Susan Engel. LB1115 .E495 2018   Inspiring […]

Books on mindfulness and meditation at UBC Education Library

Books on mindfulness and meditation at UBC Education Library

With Canadian Bianca Andreescu’s amazing U.S. Open win on Saturday, people are talking about Andreescu’s use of visualization, mindfulness and meditation and how it might have contributed to her success. Andreescu credited her meditation practice to helping pave the way to her historic victory. Meditation also ties into social-emotional learning and self-regulation which are both […]

September Display and Workshops: How do library services and resources support the development of multiple literacies?

September Display and Workshops: How do library services and resources support the development of multiple literacies?

Our new major book display is up just in time for the start of the new academic year!  The theme is “how do library services and resources support the development of multiple literacies?” Browse this display on the main level of the library just outside the Young Learners Library. The display is designed to complement […]