Category Archives: education

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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Want to learn a new language?

Hola! Tungjatjeta! Dobar dan! Hallo! Bonjour! Privet! こんにちは Sous-dey! 你好 Kóyo!  There are countless ways to learn a new language.  You could take a class, buy or borrow a book, use language learning software, immerse yourself with native speakers, and more.  Do you know what … Continue reading

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Student Book Club

Do you enjoy reading new books and talking about them with your peers?  Great, because Andersen Library is hosting its very first book club for students!  The first 15 students to sign up get a free hardcover copy of the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 14, 2015

Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education by Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica LB1590.5 .R64 2015  New Arrivals, 2nd floor Since achieving international acclaim for his 2006 TED talk, “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” Robinson continues to make the case for change … Continue reading

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The 3rd Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Andersen Library

The 3rd Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover Campout at Andersen Library Once again, strange happenings were afoot in the Children’s Collections on Friday evening, April 10th, after hours. With the guidance of library public relations coordinator Becky Jones and student Kaitlyn … Continue reading

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Pete the Cat Wears No Hat

Pete the Cat may wear no hat, but he does sport cool white shoes and groovy buttons. Eric Litwin’s Pete the Cat may be too recent to children’s picture book scene for UW-W students, but the lucky ones will have … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 10, 2015

The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak E Nov Curriculum Collection, Juvenile Easy Books, 2nd floor How can a picture book not contain any pictures? Yes, you read that correctly: No pictures. None. Nada. Zilch. And yet, B. … Continue reading

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Relaxathon @ HAL, Dec. 1-19

December may be one of the coldest months of the year, but it is also the start of the Andersen Library’s largest event of the semester – Relexathon! Every semester, the library aims to provide stress-relieving activities for the finals-pressured … Continue reading

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