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On Display Today

Books on the PROF 410 Professional Reading Review, Classroom Management list are currently on display at the entrance to the Library's main room by the blue comfy chairs. Check one out for inspiring ideas about teaching -- or select one of the e-books online from the list in the right column -->

Image of the classroom management book display.

Teacher Resource Room on Floor 1

teacher resource room

 

In the summer, 2017, we relocated 10 of our collections to bring together most of our resources for teachers on one level. Current Ministry of Education curriculum and support documents, DVDs, kits, big books, puppets, posters, CDs, K-12 textbooks and related teacher guides, children's and YA books, and professional journals for teachers are now all located on Floor 1 and all circulate for 2 weeks.  The Reference Collection has moved up to Floor 2 and circulates for 3 days (with renewals possible unless the item is requested by someone else).  We are now moving professional resources for teachers -- lesson and curriculum unit planning materials and books on classroom practice and the teaching profession -- to Floor 2.  Research materials on Floor 2 will move to the newly designated Floor 3 Research Collection during 2018-19.

 

New furniture has been installed in the Teacher Resource Room across from our Service Desk and a Group Study Room with a table for 8, armchairs for 4, a 60" screen, and a 4' x 6' glass dry-erase board is available to be booked by students, staff and faculty.  Use your Queen's netID to book the room from the Library's Group Study Rooms page.

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Classroom Management Ebooks

New in the Education Library

Spotlight on YA Fiction

The following links will connect you to popular YA booklists. From award-winners to recommendations by teens, you are sure to find a good summer read here. Most titles are available in Queen's Education Library, Floor 1.

Canadian Lists:

International Lists:

New Faculty Publications

Dr. Lee Airton

Meyer, E., Stafford, A., & Airton, L. (2016). Transgender and gender-creative students in PK-12 schools: What we can learn from their teachers. Teachers College Record,118(8), 1-50.

Dr. Alana Butler

Berman, R., Butler, A., Daniel, B., McNevin, M., & Royer, N. (2017). Nothing, or almost nothing, to report: Early childhood educators and discursive constructions of colorblindness. The International Critical Childhood Policy Studies Journal, 6(1), 52-65.

Dr. Kristy Timmons

Heagle, K., Timmons, K., Hargreaves, F., & Pelletier, J. (2016). The social kindergartener: Comparing children's perspectives of full-and half-day kindergarten. Early Child Development and Care, 5/6, 978-989.