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
Z718.3 .R435 2018
From master storyteller and storytimes creator Reid comes this delightful assortment of activities ready for use by children’s librarians, elementary-level media specialists, and early childhood instructors. Reid’s bountiful compendium of his “greatest hits” includes original and adapted fingerplays, poems, activities involving movement and music, participation stories, felt stories, imagination exercises, spoonerism stories, and library raps. With ideas that are perfect for mixing and matching according to audience, setting, and program length, this book:
- offers activities suitable for a variety of ages, from children as young as preschool age through middle school students;
- begins with “Hello Activities” and ends with “Goodbye Activities”;
- includes categories such as “The Animal World,” “My World,” “More Fun,” and “The Literary World”; and
- recommends picture books published between 2012 and 2017 to share with children immediately before or after presenting the activity.
Drawn from thousands of hours of programming, these time-tested activities will engage young ones as well as their parents and caregivers.
Teaching for mastery
LB1025.3 .M347 2019
Literacy for the 21st century: a balanced approach
Tompkins, Smith, Campbell, Green
LB1576 .T657 2019
The purpose of this product is to support PST develop knowledge, understanding and skill in teaching literacy to children from the Foundation Year to Year 6. To assist in achieving these goals, the product outlines from the beginning that successful teaching involves knowing the students, the content and associated curriculum requirements, and understanding how to apply this knowledge in explicit and skilled ways to meet individual students’ literacy learning needs. The product emphasizes that effective teachers continually engage in reflective practice to gauge if and how each student’s learning goals are achieved. It challenges the PST to consider ways of knowing, learning and teaching, providing opportunities to consider ways of using digital platforms to develop children’s reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing skills. Developed for preservice teachers, practising teachers and those interested in English literacy teaching and learning, this product includes a range of vignettes drawn from classroom and university practice across Australia, examples that stand to authenticate the learning. Additionally, this product Has respected and updated/current content, mapped to industry standards delivered in a range of customizable formats and affordable price points. Can be delivered via Revel, offering an interactive learning experience available on all devices Is part of a connected collection in the Education portfolio offering a suite of resources across an Education degree in a consistent format and style. Respected authors in the field Used across all levels of Bachelor and Masters Education courses.