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Language assessment : principles and classroom practices / H. Douglas Brown ; Priyanvada Abeywickrama.

P53.4 .B76 2019

What really works with universal design for learning / editors, Wendy W. Murawski, Kathy Lynn Scott.

LC1201 .W43 2019

Start with the heart : igniting hope in schools through social and emotional learning / Michelle L. Trujillo.

LB1072 .T78 2019

Step into STEAM : your standards-based action plan for deepening mathematics and science learning, grades K-5 / Sarah B. Bush, Kristin L. Cook

QA135.6 .B88 2019


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Share your smile: : Raina’s guide to telling your own story / Raina Telgemeier.

PN159 .T45 2019

The good egg / Jory John ; illustrations by Pete Oswald.

PZ7 .J62168 Gd 2019

We are okay : a novel / by Nina LaCour.

PZ7 .L13577 Wr 2019

Temporarily shelved at Education Library reserve

Monday’s not coming / a novel by Tiffany D. Jackson.

PZ7.1 .J353 Mn 2019


The holiday season is fast approaching! Are you looking for vacation ideas? In this two-part series, we compile images of winter activities and attractions from Open Collections. Enjoy!

Winter sports

Canada is a playground for winter sports lovers. Snowshoeing, sledding, and tobogganing as recreational activities can date back to 19th century. Check out these engravings in Canadian pictures: drawn with pen and pencil from the Chung collection:

Canadian pictures: drawn with pen and pencil, 1884, p.47

Canadian pictures: drawn with pen and pencil, 1884, p.48

Here are more illustrations of winter sports from the book Our own country, Canada: scenic and descriptive. Being an account of the extent, resources, physical aspect, industries, cities and chief towns of the provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, the North-west Territory, and British Columbia. With sketches of travel and adventure. Illustrated with three hundred and sixty engravings in the BC Historical Books Collection. The book was published in 1889.

Do not try it at home!

These postcards from the Uno Langmann Family Collection of British Columbia Photographs show winter leisure in Vancouver.

Skating on Trout Lake, Vancouver, B.C., [between 1915 and 1925?]

Winter sports, Grouse Mountain Park, North Vancouver, B.C., [between 1922 and 1941?]

This book from the BC Historical Books Collection has detailed information on the development of curling in British Columbia.

Manual 1907-8 of the British Columbia (formerly Kootenay) Curling Association in affiliation with the Royal Caledonian Curling Club, 1908

Finally, if none of the above strikes your fancy, there are also some unconventional games. This cartoon from Tremaine Arkley Croquet Collection depicts fictional winter sports that “suit all tastes”.

New games for Christmas, 1911

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