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:
Blog topic: Education
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, an idea started by PACER Center in 2006 but supported by organizations around the world, including the American Educational Research Association (AERA) which published Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities: Research Report and Recommendations.
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:
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.
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.