Blog topic: Education

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It is puzzling

July 12, 2018
by Felicia Smith

I published an article titled, “Linguistic Diversity in Libraries” in the July 10, 2018 edition of Library Journal. That article dealt with the narrowly focused issue of diversity in libraries that basically deals with disparities in wages and leadership positions. I explain methods to easily include diverse language in my library workday.

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Bilingual children's books in Cubberley Library

January 26, 2018
by Kathryn M Kerns

A few weeks ago one of the students in our Stanford Teacher Education Program wrote asking if Cubberley Library had bilingual children's books.  She wrote "I am hoping to gather a collection of books to read aloud to expose young children to different languages as a start to learning to respect and appreciate different cultures." We have many in Spanish/English that are listed in our Spanish and Spanish/English children's books guide, but we needed to sc

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The Nutcracker

December 14, 2017
by Kathryn M Kerns

Looking for a new take on that holiday favorite The Nutcracker?  Cubberley Library has several including two that take place in Harlem, one from a mouse perspective, and one through the eyes of the toymaker's apprentice:

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Columbus or Indigenous Peoples Day?

October 9, 2017
by Kathryn M Kerns

Today is either Columbus Day or Indigenous People Day--or a good day to look at the issues.  Cubberley Library has a wealth of resources whatever your interests in these issues.  Our

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The arts in education

October 2, 2017
by Kathryn M Kerns

There is increasing interest in the role of the arts and creativity in education as some experts argue that STEM needs to become STEAM.  Cubberley Education Library has resources to help, including wonderful books for children and young adults such as Frida which not only tells about an important artist, but does so with incredible artistry.  Use the following guides to discover other resources:

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