Author Archives: Cassidy Foxcroft

About Cassidy Foxcroft

TALint (Toronto Academic Libraries Intern) at the OISE Library | Master of Information (LIS & ARM), 2018 | University of Toronto

Empire Day and Commonwealth Day in Ontario Schools

On display in the glass table this month is a selection of colonial booklets and programmes used in Ontario schools for Empire Day and Commonwealth Day ceremonies. Empire Day was first celebrated in Ontario on May 23, 1899. By design, … Continue reading

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New Titles for May: Comic Books and Graphic Novels

We’ve always got new additions to our juvenile literature collection – and this includes comic books and graphic novels! Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea, Ben Clanton, 2016 Younger readers will enjoy the adventures of Narwhal and his friend Jelly the … Continue reading

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Learning about the Environment in Early Ontario Schools

Spring has sprung and Earth Day is coming April 22nd.┬áCheck out the glass display case on the ground floor of the OISE Library to see how students in early Ontario schools learned about the environment!Education about the environment was a … Continue reading

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April is Math Education Month

This April, stop by the OISE Library to check out some of these books on math education! On display are books addressing a wide range of issues in math education, covering everything from developing better instructional skills to early childhood … Continue reading

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Featured Activity Kit: Q-bitz

Looking to get your students interested in recognizing and building patterns? They’re sure to have fun playing Q-bitz! For 2-4 players, this pattern-recognition game comes equipped with four sets of 16 wooden cubes in a small tray and 80 Q-bitz … Continue reading

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