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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Education Library Monthly Report: March 2020 NEWSLETTER

RESOURCE TRIAL: Audio Cine Films The Audio Cine Films Digital Campus collection offers access to 1000’s of titles from the world’s most renowned film studios and producers including: ●  Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstones Pictures ●  Hollywood Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios ●  Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Pictures ●  Tristar Pictures, Screen Gems ●  Universal Studios Canada […]

Education Library will be closed until April 30

Education Library will be closed until April 30

The Education Library will be closed until April 30, after which we will assess our ability to reopen. Librarian help is still available through ed.lib@ubc.ca

Highlighted eBooks from Education Library

Highlighted eBooks from Education Library

107 awesome elementary teaching ideas you can implement tomorrow (2020) This helpful book is chock full of high-interest, easy-to-use activities for your elementary school classroom. Research Methods for Social Justice and Equity in Education (2019) This textbook presents an integrative approach to thinking about research methods for social justice. In today’s education landscape, there is […]