Category Archives: education

When Children Can’t Go to the Library: E-books for Children, Their Teachers, and Their Caregivers

(Blog post co-authored by Library Student Staff Member, LaDae’ McDowell.) Kids at home? Going quarantine stir crazy? Can’t seem to get the nieces and nephews to understand why physical distancing is important? Do you miss your students and wish to … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Education has always been a lifelong pursuit for me.  I always knew that education was an access opportunity and with it came … Continue reading

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Postponed: The 8th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Due to current circumstances, we will postpone the 8th annual… Stuffed Animal friends will have a drama-filled evening Stuffed Animal Sleepover in the Library. Watch for the event later in the year! Here’s what will be in store: UW-Whitewater students, … Continue reading

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Valentine Story Time for Friends

Opening Songs and Movement: Our February Story Time for our 4K friends the UW-W Children’s Center opened with our standard “We clap and sing hello” action song. To mix things up a bit, we tried out a new movement rhyme … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Build a Snowman?

Before winter break, our little friends at the Children’s Center had SNOW-much fun at storytime. The theme for this one was winter activities, specifically building snowmen. This topic was a great one to end on before break because the kids … Continue reading

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Story Time: Time To Sleep, Little Bears.

The theme for November’s story time was Hibernation. Since it is getting very cold and snowy, it was the perfect time to discuss where animals spend their winter break! To greet our friends, we had a visit from our puppet … Continue reading

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Little Ducks Speak Spanish…In Trucks!

With our friends over at the Children’s Center, we sat down for our monthly story time visit. The theme for story time was Spanish language…and ducks in trucks! Our focus was to slowly introduce something new, in this case the … Continue reading

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Story Time: Animals Move, Animals Groove!

Welcome to the first Andersen Library Story Time blog post! Andersen Library hosts a monthly story time visit for the UW-Whitewater Children’s Center. Student library staff members plan and carry out story time activities with the support of the Education … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 14, 2019

Dear My Teacher: Letters of Joy, Pain, and Triumph from Today’s Teenage Hmong Students Edited & compiled by Pang Yang and Mike H. Vang LC3501.H56 D43 2019 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor The students’ letters in this book were written … Continue reading

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Relaxathon is Back!

The birds are chirping, people are outside in the park, laughter is heard all over campus… The last few weeks of the Spring Semester are upon us. Although all of those traits of university life sound perfect, you have hours … Continue reading

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