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, we present both physical books you can request and check out as well as eBooks that are accessible from the comfort […]

Welcome Jennifer Fairchild-Simms, Head, Education Library

Welcome Jennifer Fairchild-Simms, Head, Education Library

We are excited to introduce Jennifer Fairchild-Simms as the new Head, Education Library. Jennifer joined the Education Library on June 1st and brings with her 13 years of experience as an academic and public librarian in the Pacific Northwest. Before joining us, Jennifer most recently served as an Adult Services Librarian and a Teen Services […]

Collection Spotlight: June is National Indigenous History Month

Collection Spotlight: June is National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month. Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Teacher Resources We are the land [16 pack]. E78.C2 W423 2019 We all have connections to the land. We Are the Land explores Indigenous Peoples’ relationships with and connections to […]

Collection Spotlight: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEAM & STEM)

Collection Spotlight: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEAM & STEM)

Below are some recommended titles found at UBC Education Library to add to your reading list. Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. . Bringing STEM to the elementary classroom by Froschauer, Linda LB1585 .B6865 2016, EDUCATION LIBRARY stacks Many resources help you […]

Collection Spotlight: Mental Health Week (May 3-9, 2021)

Collection Spotlight: Mental Health Week (May 3-9, 2021)

Good mental health isn’t about being happy all the time. In fact, a mentally healthy life includes the full range of human emotions—even the uncomfortable ones like sadness, fear and anger. The theme of this year’s Mental Health Week is understanding our emotions. Recognizing, labelling and accepting our feelings are all part of protecting and […]

Collection Spotlight: April is National Poetry Month!

Collection Spotlight: April is National Poetry Month!

Teacher/curriculum resources Poetry goes to school: from Mother Goose to Shel Silverstein / Bob Barton, David Booth. LB1576 .B36 2004 http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=3122696 https://tinyurl.com/yfht3k9n ONLINE Learn how to create a “culture of poetry” that demonstrates the power of words and strengthens the language lives of children. Poetry Goes to School is a comprehensive resource for teachers who want to […]

Featured New Children’s and YA books: March 2021

Featured New Children’s and YA books: March 2021

Featured new children’s and young adult books for the month of March.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Cece loves science / Kimberly Derting and Shelli R. Johannes; illustrations by Vashti Harrison. PZ7.D4468 Cc 2018 Cece loves science! In this STEM-themed picture […]

Collection Spotlight: International Women’s Day – Monday, March 8, 2021

Collection Spotlight: International Women’s Day – Monday, March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day is Monday, March 8, 2021. Below are some recommended titles found at UBC Education Library to add to your reading list. Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Juvenile Literature: Collective Biographies 25 women who fought back Jill Sherman. HQ1236 […]

Collection Spotlight: Get Ready to Garden!

Collection Spotlight: Get Ready to Garden!

Saturday, March 20 marks the first day of Spring! As the ground begins to thaw, check out these great books about gardening below. Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Teacher Resources The school garden curriculum: an integrated K-8 guide for discovering science, ecology, […]

Collection Spotlight: Pink Shirt Day

Collection Spotlight: Pink Shirt Day

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 is Pink Shirt Day (also known as Anti-bullying day). Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Picture Books I walk with Vanessa: a story about a simple act of kindness by Kerascoët. PZ7.1.K5093 Iw 2018 The cool bean written […]