Collection Spotlight: Black History Month

Collection Spotlight: Black History Month

Every February, as we celebrate Black History Month, we honor the important contributions of Black Canadians and African Americans throughout history. From innovators and artists to scientists and educators, this month provides us with the opportunity to recognize some of the most influential figures. Let us use Black History Month as a chance to reflect […]

New Books at Education Library: February 2024

New Books at Education Library: February 2024

Ready to dive into February’s fresh reads? Explore the newest additions to the shelves of UBC Education Library and discover your next great read! Click on the book cover or title for more information: HV2426.Z4633 B8 2023 The butterfly cage: joy, heartache, and corruption: teaching while deaf in a California public school / Rachel Zemach ; […]

Collection Spotlight: Lunar New Year

Collection Spotlight: Lunar New Year

Step into the festivities of Lunar New Year at UBC Education Library, where we’re thrilled to present a special book display from January 25 to 31.  Celebrating the Year of the Dragon, our curated collection invites students and educators alike to explore the rich traditions and cultural significance of this joyous occasion. The display is […]

Collection Spotlight: Wordless Picture Books / Stories Without Words

Collection Spotlight: Wordless Picture Books / Stories Without Words

The latest Collection Spotlight display is up and the theme is Wordless Picture Books or Stories Without Words. In a realm where words take a backseat, wordless picture books emerge as silent storytellers, offering a unique and enriching experience. Here’s a quick dive into the benefits: Unleashing Creativity: By ditching words, these books invite readers […]

New Books at Education Library: January 2024

New Books at Education Library: January 2024

📚 New Reads, New Year: January 2024 Edition! Step into the new year with our latest book arrivals! From captivating novels to eye-opening non-fiction, January 2024 brings a fresh lineup of must-reads to our shelves. Join us for a literary adventure and explore the stories that await your discovery. Happy reading! 📖✨ Click on the […]

Seasons Greetings from UBC Education Library

Seasons Greetings from UBC Education Library

As the year wraps up, we’re taking a moment to send heaps of holiday cheer your way. To all the students in the Faculty of Education, you’ve tackled exams, essays, and everything in between—give yourselves a round of applause! To all our fantastic patrons, your curiosity and love for learning make our library truly special. […]

Collection Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

Collection Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

Welcome to our Winter Wonderland! Our new Collection Spotlight is up: children’s books with a winter theme. Dive into a collection of charming children’s picture books that capture the magic of winter. From snowflakes to snowmen, these stories are filled with cozy adventures and delightful illustrations. Join us as we celebrate the season with simple […]

Collection Spotlight: Inquiry-Based Teaching & Learning

Collection Spotlight: Inquiry-Based Teaching & Learning

The latest Education Library Collection Spotlight highlights books with the theme of Inquiry as the educational approach. Inquiry-based learning emphasizes active student engagement and critical thinking. Rooted in curiosity, it encourages learners to ask questions, investigate topics, and construct their own understanding of the subject matter. Through the process of inquiry, students develop problem-solving skills, […]

2023 TEC Expo: Whose names are these? Learning about Indigenous plants and animals

2023 TEC Expo: Whose names are these? Learning about Indigenous plants and animals

Join Wendy Traas, Education Librarian, and Yvonne Dawydiak, Learning Design Manager, at the 2023 TEC Expo. We will invite participants to respond to the provocation: Whose names are these? We will explore materials from the Education Library, freely available digital tools, and open educational online resources to help identify and learn more about Indigenous plants […]

Collection Spotlight: Remembrance Day — Lest We Forget

Collection Spotlight: Remembrance Day — Lest We Forget

From November 2-11, the UBC Education Library Collection Spotlight will feature Remembrance Day books and books about war. Here are just a few titles that will be displayed on our main level feature wall: 1. Remembrance Day: “Lest we forget” / Jill Foran “Canadian Celebrations provides an exciting look at the events that people take part […]