Featured New Children’s Books: December 2020

Featured New Children’s Books: December 2020

Featured new children’s books for the month of December.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. This promise of change: one girl’s story in the fight for school equality Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy F444.C68 B69 2019 In 1956, one year before federal troops […]

Featured New Resources: December 2020

Featured New Resources: December 2020

Featured new resources for the month of December.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. 200+ original and adapted story program activities Rob Reid Z718.3 .R435 2018 From master storyteller and storytimes creator Reid comes this delightful assortment of activities ready for use […]

Collection Spotlight: Graphic Novels

Collection Spotlight: Graphic Novels

This latest Collection Spotlight highlights just a few of our English and French graphic novels as well as some books for those interested in creating their own or teaching using graphic novels as a resource.   English Graphic Novels Seeking Refuge: a graphic novel Irene N. Watts; illustrations by Kathryn E. Shoemaker. PZ7.7.W377 Sk 2016 […]

Collection Spotlight: Inquiry-Based Learning

Collection Spotlight: Inquiry-Based Learning

The latest Education Library Collection Spotlight takes a closer look at the topic of Inquiry-based learning. Inquiry-based learning describes an educational approach in which, “learning is driven by a process of enquiry owned by the student. Starting with a ‘scenario’ and with the guidance of a facilitator, students identify their own issues and questions. They […]

Collection Spotlight: Remembrance Day — Lest We Forget

Collection Spotlight: Remembrance Day — Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day books and other books about war for reading and sharing with students: 1. Remembrance Day: “Lest we forget” / Jill Foran “Canadian Celebrations provides an exciting look at the events that people take part in during Canada’s major holidays. Each title provides information about the history, symbols, and traditions of these special days.” 2. […]

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 […]