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First-year Teacher’s Survival Guide, 4th ed.

May 26th, 2020

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This award-winning book is now available in its fourth edition within BU Libraries Search, as an eBook. Notably, this new edition includes downloadable forms, assessments of student achievement, techniques for motivating students and encouraging a growth mindset, and working with new technologies. The First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools and... Read the rest of this entry »

eJournal Spotlight: Bilingual Research Journal

May 19th, 2020

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Boston University Libraries offers access to a critical source, the Bilingual Research Journal (a journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education), through a current subscription. In the library's record, click through the Taylor & Francis Journals Complete link for the best access. This key peer-reviewed serial is published by Routledge and is indexed in many... Read the rest of this entry »

Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

May 2nd, 2020

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This eBook available within the BU Libraries' ProQuest Ebook Central collection focuses on policy, intervention, and participation in youth sports.  A part of the Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society series, the two editors have guided the 24 contributing authors to create a well-rounded look at such topics as... Read the rest of this entry »

Database spotlight: APA PsycTESTS

April 22nd, 2020

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The PsycTESTS database is produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), and provides descriptive summaries and the full text, when available, for thousands of non-commercial psychological tests and measures. Also provided are summaries of commercially available tests with links to the publisher. It includes a wide variety of test types in... Read the rest of this entry »

Now Streaming: Merchants of Doubt

April 13th, 2020

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The film Merchants of Doubt is part of the BU Libraries Academic Video Online database. It examines the process of determining scientific policy in the United States, and highlights how that process sometimes gets warped by lobbyists and pundits-for-hire. Merchants of Doubt is of value to science educators who go on to... Read the rest of this entry »

Remote help for education research

April 1st, 2020

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Are you continuing your education research, and unsure where to get started? The BU Libraries continues to be accessible for remote help for the Boston University community in a number of ways. For assistance (via Chat, Email or Zoom Consultation) visit Ask a Librarian. Librarians have also composed a Remote Teaching & Learning... Read the rest of this entry »

Exploring educational databases

March 20th, 2020

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With the children out of school due the COVID-19 outbreak, many teachers and parents are finding the time is right for locating online lesson plans.  So many are sharing their resources and time via social media as well: check out kids' author Mo Willem's lunch doodles! Our Pickering Library education research... Read the rest of this entry »

Access to the journals from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

March 9th, 2020

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The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has announced that a new publication called Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12 has replaced the previous titles Mathematics Teacher, Teaching Children Mathematics, and Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. Via our subscription, you can check out the newest 2020 issues of Mathematics Teacher right now. Read the rest of this entry »

Interactive Periodic Table

March 3rd, 2020

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From the TED-Ed group, this interactive periodic table of elements features videos on each element.  There are also links to "Full Lessons" for each.  Once in this area, visitors can take quizzes, find links to more resources, and contribute to open or guided discussions. Additionally, there are buttons at the bottom... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Resource: Handbooks in Education

February 19th, 2020

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Now available on the Pickering Educational Resources Library website: a central location to access Handbooks on various topics in Education. This web page contains accessible eBooks and also highlights print some print handbooks. Hover your mouse over a book cover to see a popup of the book's title. Clicking on... Read the rest of this entry »