Red River College Library

Upcoming Featured Items

A list of the items scheduled to appear in our "Featured Item" feature:

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Education law in Canada : a guide for teachers and administrators

Education Law in Canada: A Guide for Teachers and Administrators is a comprehensive examination of the many legal issues that impact public education in this country. With informative and easily accessible contributions from members of the legal and academic communities, the topics in this edited collection will be of particular interest to those who work or have an interest in schools and the educational system.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The scholarship of teaching and learning reconsidered

Drawing on the experience with the individuals, campuses, and professional associations associated with the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the Institutional Leadership Program, this important resource examines four critical areas where engagement with the scholarship of teaching and learning can have a significant effect. This book is intended for a broad audience of campus leaders, faculty, and people in foundations and other education associations with an interest in supporting new directions in teaching and learning.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Rethinking early literacies : reading and rewriting worlds

Rethinking Early Literacies honors the identities of young children as they read, write, speak, and play across various spaces, in and out of pre/school. Despite narrow curricular mandates and policies, the book highlights the language resources and tools that children cultivate from families, communities, and peers. The chapters feature children’s linguistic flexibility with multiple languages, creative appropriation of popular culture, participation in community literacy practices, and social negotiation in the context of play.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Disaster planning and preparedness : in early childhood settings [e-book]

Nothing is more important than the safety of children. That's why this Quick Guide is an important addition to your professional library. Use it to create a personalized plan for each of the disaster scenarios covered in the book-evacuation, bomb threat, need to take shelter, lockdown, extended shelter, transportation emergencies, and an active shooter. This up-to-date information has been checked for accuracy by an authority on disaster planning and preparedness.

This is the end of items that have been scheduled.