Tag Archives: Curriculum Resources

Interesting Neighbours

Over the years I have visited other libraries in Hendon, Cambridge and Reading but recently I visited the Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide (http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/) which is in Russell Square. The Wiener Library’s present location is … Continue reading

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S. F. Said writes about the opening of the Children’s Book Corner in the Newsam Library at UCL IOE

On 30th March, the children’s author, S.F. Said, opened the Children’s Book Corner in the Newsam Library at the UCL Institute of Education.  The brain child of Sue McGonigle, Tutor in Primary Education and Sally Perry, Curriculum Resources Librarian, the … Continue reading

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UCL Academy’s visit to the UCL Institute of Education Library

Yesterday, as part of the Founder’s Day celebrations at the UCL Academy, Sally Perry, Curriculum Resources Librarian, and I welcomed approximately 60 members of staff from the UCL Academy to the Newsam Library and Archives. In traditional school-trip style the … Continue reading

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Using Graphic Novels to inspire reluctant readers

From Reluctant Reader to Comic Genius On display in the Curriculum Resources section of the library we have a selection of work by pupils from St Peter’s Primary School, W9. The work is the result of a project run by … Continue reading

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Wintery Chills in the Curriculum Resources Collection

In spite of all its concrete and glass the UCL IOE Library is a remarkably cosy place to be at this time of year, but when it came to sourcing materials on the chilly subject of Winter and Cold Weather … Continue reading

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An African Christmas

As a child I lived in Africa but the images that surrounded me at Christmas were of a traditional British Christmas. All our relatives lived in England and they sent us cards which featured robins, holly, stage coaches, carol singers, … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day, 27 January 2014

Holocaust Memorial Day is a day to remember the millions of people killed both in the Holocaust – 27 January marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp – and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and … Continue reading

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Apartheid and after

South Africa has been foremost in the news recently, with its struggle for equality and enlightenment throughout the twentieth century. If you want to know more about it, have a look in our Comparative Education Collection on Level 3 of … Continue reading

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Stories of conflict: Curriculum Resources display

Whilst selecting books to include in the current Conflict in Children’s Literature display I was struck by the prevalence of works by one author. The writer in question is Michael Morpurgo and I could find books by him to cover … Continue reading

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European Day of Languages, Thursday 26th September

You might have seen an enticing array of language resources on the display shelves near the Level Four Library stairs. They include student textbooks, teacher’s books, audio CDs, DVDs and dual-language picture books. These are to give a flavour of … Continue reading

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