Featured New Resources: November 2019

Featured New Resources: November 2019

Click on the book cover to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Teaching mathematics in the visible learning classroom, grades K-2 / John Almarode, Douglas Fisher, Kateri Thunder, John Hattie, and Nancy Frey. Call Number: QA135.6 .A46 2019   Puppetry in theatre and arts education : head, hands and heart / […]

Featured New Children’s & YA Books: November 2019

Featured New Children’s & YA Books: November 2019

Click on the book cover to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Small in the city / Sydney Smith. Call Number: PZ7.1 .S6566 Sm 2019   The boy at the back of the class / Onjali Q. Raúf ; illustrated by Pippa Curnick. Call Number: PZ7.1 .R375 By 2019   Dreamers […]

The New Great Reads Collection at UBC Education Library

The New Great Reads Collection at UBC Education Library

Have you checked out the new Great Reads collection at the Education Library? Located on the main level of the library, the Great Reads collection features fiction and non-fiction books for adult and young adult audiences. The purpose of the collection is to support the practice of leisure reading. In addition to supporting health and […]

Collection Spotlight: Young Adult Fiction @UBCEdLib

Collection Spotlight: Young Adult Fiction @UBCEdLib

 Young Adult Fiction @UBCEdLib is a gathering of popular, classic and current titles in the YA Literature genre. Find these books in the latest “Collection Spotlight” area at the Education Library branch.

Collection Spotlight: Lest We Forget

Collection Spotlight: Lest We Forget

UBC Education Library has it’s Remembrance Day books on display at the main level breezeway Collection Spotlight area.  Please search “remembrance day” in the search box on the EdLib homepage for a list of books on the topic.

Collection Spotlight: Stories Without Words

Collection Spotlight: Stories Without Words

The latest Collection Spotlight display is up and the theme is Stories Without Words.  These wordless picture books (and books close to it) are on display in the main level breezeway of our branch and are great for new language learners, writing prompts, and imagination.  If you can’t make it in person, we also have […]

Collection Spotlight: Fall into Reading

Collection Spotlight: Fall into Reading

Discover some fabulous books on Autumn, Harvest, Leaves and Migration! Our new display is up! Booklist on Autumn, Harvest, Leaves, and Migration

Event: Consequential Transitions: Literacy, Inquiry and Student Success K-12 to Post-Secondary

Event: Consequential Transitions: Literacy, Inquiry and Student Success K-12 to Post-Secondary

Join UBC students and faculty to discuss what secondary students need to know to be successful in the post-secondary environment. By making connections between inquiry-based learning in the K-12 context and information literacy in the post-secondary environment, attendees will explore opportunities for educators to support student transition between K-12 and higher education.

Collection Spotlight: Orange Shirt Day

Collection Spotlight: Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is September 30. UBC Library’s research guide has compiled curated lists of materials which address the reality of the Indian Residential Schools. Many include additional resources for teaching or encouraging discussion at home.

Remembering Dr. Joy Butler

Remembering Dr. Joy Butler

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Dr. Joy Butler. She will be very much missed. Dr. Butler was a Professor in the Dept of Curriculum and Pedagogy at UBC, Vancouver, Canada. She was coordinator of Health, Outdoor and Physical Education (HOPE) programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels as […]