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By Education Library on May 19, 2011
Students in Windsor walked out of class this past Monday to protest against a Catholic school board decision to cut librarians and close libraries. Read the CBC article here.
By Education Library on May 2, 2011
An influential parent group has decided not to oppose Wi-Fi installations in B.C. schools until it has gathered more information about the potential effect on students’ health and education. This article was published in the Vancouver Sun. Click here to read the full story.
By Education Library on April 19, 2011
Standards for the 21st-Century Learner offer vision for teaching and learning to both guide and beckon our profession as education leaders. They will both shape the library program and serve as a tool for school librarians to use to shape the learning of students in the school.
By Education Library on March 10, 2011
For more information go to http://www.bcbookprizes.ca/winners/2011 Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize Supported by the BC Library Association Dear George Clooney, Please Marry My Mom by Susin Nielsen Publisher: Tundra Books Violet’s TV-director dad has traded a job in Vancouver for one in LA, their house for a home complete with a pool, and, worst […]
By Education Library on January 21, 2011
According to a recent article published in Science, taking a test is not just a passive mechanism for assessing how much people know. It actually helps people learn, and it works better than a number of other studying techniques. Read the full article here.
By Education Library on January 20, 2011
The TD National Reading Summit II live webcast (sponsored by UBC’s School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and Education Library) connected BC participants to the conference in Montreal. The first day’s events were both informative and thought provoking. The second day of the conference will take place on Friday […]
By Education Library on January 18, 2011
Toronto, January 26, 2011 — The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is very pleased to announce a major new Canadian children’s literature award. The John Spray Mystery Award will honour excellence in the children’s mystery book format and comes with a $5,000 cash prize which will be awarded annually beginning in November 2011. To be eligible […]
By Education Library on November 26, 2010
Publically-funded schools in North America are often scary and dangerous places for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning (GBLTQ) youth, and many teens suggest that the adults charged with ensuring their safety and learning often do little to promote their acceptance and safety among their peers. Educators need preparation to become more sensitized to GBLTQ […]
By Education Library on November 22, 2010
Students have always faced distractions and time-wasters. But computers and cellphones, and the constant stream of stimuli they offer, pose a profound new challenge to focusing and learning. Click here to read the full article.
By Education Library on November 19, 2010
Europeana, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, has launched two online exhibitions: Reading Europe which showcases the full texts of 1,000 of Europeana’s most fascinating books, from medieval cookbooks to 18th century English bestsellers. Reshaping Art Nouveau includes a remarkable collection of Art Nouveau images of everything from domestic furnishings and decorative art to architecture […]