National Teachers’ Day is October 5

National Teachers’ Day is October 5

Drop by UBC Education Library between today and October 5 to check out our National Teachers’ Day display! Just a few of the fun, silly, sometimes moving and often inspiring books on display: (click on the cover to take you to the UBC Library catalogue page of the book:           The […]

New Books at Education Library: October 2022

New Books at Education Library: October 2022

Below are the new arrivals (100+) for October 2022 listed in call number order.  Clicking on the book cover will take you to the Google Books page while clicking on the title will take you to the item’s UBC Library catalogue page. BD216 .G73 2022 Critical hope: how to grapple with complexity, lead with purpose, and […]

Science Literacy Week 2022

Science Literacy Week 2022

From geometry to financial literacy, UBC Education Library math books are on display now for Science Literacy Week 2022.  This year’s theme is mathematics.

Collection Spotlight: Orange Shirt Day 2022

Collection Spotlight: Orange Shirt Day 2022

Orange Shirt Day is September 30. Below you will find resources that may be found at 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 […]

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! This month’s Collection Spotlight is “Books for New Teachers.” Zen teacher: creating focus, simplicity and tranquility in the classroom Dan Tricarico. LB2840 .T75 2015 You can thrive in the classroom. All it takes are a few moments of peace and a little focus. If you’re like many teachers, your day […]

A Book Display for the Annual RECE Conference

A Book Display for the Annual RECE Conference

A blog post by Tiffany Tse On June 23-26rd, 2022, early childhood researchers, scholars, educators, pedagogues, teacher-educators, and activists gathered together for the Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) Conference at UBC Vancouver. The theme was “Being Together In/With Place: Reimagining Pedagogies in Transformational Times” to reflect the radical changes, uncertainties, and new connections that our […]

Antiracist Pedagogy

Antiracist Pedagogy

A blog post by Hikaru Ikeda Both a framework and a process, antiracist pedagogy is a form of Disruptive Teaching located within Critical Theory. In a perpetual state of “becoming”, antiracist pedagogical practice is lifelong and ever-evolving. Ongoing critical self-reflection, integration of learning and an anti-racist framework are needed to examine the role educational systems […]

Collection Spotlight: Yay, You! Moving Up and Moving On. Congratulations Graduates!

Collection Spotlight: Yay, You! Moving Up and Moving On. Congratulations Graduates!

The latest collection spotlight is up!  “Yay, You! Moving Up and Moving On.” features children’s books with a graduation, last day of school, life’s journey, teacher spotlight or other related theme. Yay, you! : moving out, moving up, moving on / written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton      PZ8.3.B7 Yy 2001  (image for this month’s display […]

Diversify Your Classroom Library Booklist

Diversify Your Classroom Library Booklist

A blog post by Tiffany Tse Did you know that in 2018, only 10% or fewer books were written by or about African, Asian Pacific, Latinx, or First Nations people out of 3,134 children’s books? The statistics were compiled by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, a team of librarians at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School […]

Black History in North America Booklist

Black History in North America Booklist

A blog post by Tiffany Tse In light of Black History Month in February, we have curated a booklist for Black History in North America in recognition that Black History should be known and heard throughout the year. Black History Month originally began in the United States as Negro History Week by Carter G. Woodson, […]