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 […]

Collection Spotlight: Thanksgiving & Gratitude

Collection Spotlight: Thanksgiving & Gratitude

The current Collection Spotlight highlights books about Thanksgiving and themes referencing gratitude. Please click on the title or book cover to take you to the record in the UBC Library catalogue.  Our Seasons and Celebrations booklist can be accessed for a list of selected teacher resources, picture books, and non-fiction related to different community celebrations […]

Featured New Children’s Books: October 2020

Featured New Children’s Books: October 2020

Featured new children’s books for the month of October.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Follow the moon home: a tale of one idea, twenty kids, and a hundred sea turtles / by Philippe Cousteau and Deborah Hopkinson; illustrated by Meilo So […]

Featured New Resources: October 2020

Featured New Resources: October 2020

Featured new resources for the month of October.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. A revolutionary subject : pedagogy of women of color and indigeneity / Lilia D. Monzó. LC3715 .M66 2019 The digital citizenship handbook for school leaders : fostering positive interactions online / Mike Ribble and Marty […]

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 […]