Category Archives: education

Money Smart Week 2017

Money Smart Week is all about helping you take charge of your personal finances! Here’s the full schedule of UW-Whitewater events: Mon., Apr. 24, 2-4pm — Download a FREE financial literacy app and get your questions answered by a UW … Continue reading

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5th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover Success: Boogie with a Book!

Did you notice little children and stuffed animals in the library this past Friday? Did a disco ball catch your eye? It’s no surprise! Twenty-eight children from ages 6 weeks to 9 years visited Andersen Library on April 7, 2017, to participate in … Continue reading

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Student Book Club

Join us for the Spring 2017 Andersen Library’s Student Book Club! Andersen Library Student Book Club features topics related to diversity and one book is discussed each semester. This Spring we will be reading and discussing The Reason I Jump … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – Dec. 13, 2016

The Cage-Busting Teacher by Frederick M Hess LB1775 .H4532 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor In Cage-Busting Leadership (2013), Rick Hess challenged principals and educational leaders to take on the laws, rules and regulations that obstruct meaningful educational change. In this newer … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 3, 2016

50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools: The Real Crisis in Education by David C. Berliner, Gene V Glass, and 19 others LA217.2 .B45 2014 New Arrivals, 2nd floor The only way to dispel misconceptions is to confront … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover Success!

Did you notice little children and stuffed animals in the library this past weekend? Us too! Twenty-nine children from ages 11-months to 7-years visited Andersen Library on April 8, 2016 to participate in the library’s fourth Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover … Continue reading

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4th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover

It’s time for the 4th annual… Stuffed Animal Sleepover Costume Party in the Library! UW-Whitewater students, staff, faculty and Children’s Center families accompanied by a child 6 years of age or younger, are invited to join Andersen Library for the 4th annual Stuffed Animal … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 9, 2016

Echo: a Novel by Pam Muñoz Ryan HD62.5 .B397 2015 Curriculum Collection, Fiction, 2nd floor Just as this grand tale sweeps across time and place, it spans the genres of historical fiction, fantasy, fairy tale, and multicultural literature. Ryan weaves together … Continue reading

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Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Thesauri! Oh, My!

Did you know that the Oxford English dictionary updates four times a year? Yes way!  Find out what was added in December 2015 here –http://public.oed.com/the-oed-today/recent-updates-to-the-oed/december-2015-update/new-words-notes-december-2015/ There are many dictionaries, encyclopedias, and thesauri available to you at UW-Whitewater. For a complete list, … Continue reading

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American Education Week: Nov. 16-19, 2015

That American Education Week follows closely on the heels of Veterans Day could be no more apropos considering its origins. This annual week long campaign came about after World War I, when the National Education Association and American Legion, concerned … Continue reading

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