Monday, September 21, 2015

New Issue of Dimensions of Early Childhood Added to UNT Dallas Library Collection

This month's edition of Dimensions of Early Childhood covers different aspects of outdoor activities. The article "Play in Natural Outdoor Environments: A Healthy Choice" by Mi-Hwa Park and Jeanetta Riley discusses issues like the health benefits of playing outdoors, factors influencing limited time outdoors, ways to facilitate outdoor activities, and suggestions for planning outdoor activities. This is an excellent read for those in education, especially with the weather cooling down for the fall.

You can find this month's issue of  Dimensions of Early Childhood and other publications in the UNT Dallas Library.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

New Issue of Young Children Added to UNT Dallas Library Collection

This month's issue of Young Children is focused on literacy. In "A is Burrito and B is Sloppy Joe: Creating Print-Rich Environments for Children in K-3 Classrooms," Ysaaca Axelrod, Anna H. Hall, and Jonda C. McNair present excellent suggestions on how to incorporate print-rich resources into kindergarten to 3rd grade classrooms. These print-rich options include charts that explain grammar rules; morning messages written on the board by different students each day; classroom libraries; and sociodramatic play areas. This is fantastic reading material for anyone in the education field.

You can find this month's issue of the Young Children and other publications in the UNT Dallas Library.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Frames of Memory after 9/11: Culture, Criticism, Politics,and Law [eBook]





































Frames of Memory after 9/11: Culture, Criticism, Politics,and Law offers an analysis of post 9/11 memorial culture that has included Acts of Congress, artistic expressions, and public displays of remembrance. The author questions the political and legal factors behind the generation of memory concerning the terrorist attacks, while offering possible ways to open the conversation about seeking justice to a global rather than nationalistic audience.