With earthquakes in Mexico and hurricanes in the southeast, the education Twittersphere is alive with a discussion of how to talk about disasters in the classroom. Cubberley Library has When the earth shakes : earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis and Branner Earth Sciences Library has The Magic School Bus presents wild weather.
Blog topic: Education
A few years back as MOOCs and flipped classrooms became so popular, the Graduate School of Education faculty asked us to create videos for the incoming students about various library resources. This year with all the changes to the Stanford Libraries webpages and the addition of Article+, we have totally revised these videos. Enjoy! We will continue to revise and add videos as services evolve.
Stanford Libraries has dramatically improved our ability to bring software and data analysis training to graduate students and post-docs on Stanford’s campus by signing on for a one-year partnership with the Software Carpentry Foundation.
On May 30, 2017, the East Asia Library hosted a public discussion entitled "Reflections on American Sinology and Sinologists," featuring author Susan Chan Egan and Dr. Ronald Egan, Chair and Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.
The first week in May marks the annual celebration of Children’s Book Week. I don’t know about you but I love to revisit old favorites or introduce a new reader to the joys that await within the pages. Why not celebrate Children’s Book Week too? Come to Cubberley Library and pick out a book to celebrate.
You can also go to http://everychildareader.net/cbw/ for additional information. There are downloadable bookmarks and activities at the site as well as a downloadable comic book.
April is National Arab-American Heritage Month and to celebrate, Cubberley Education Library has a display of books on the Arab American experience and more broadly on Islamic traditions. To find more, check out our guide to Children's books with and Islamic theme.