Educational Psychology

Course #: PS283-BR

Finding articles about youth and educational psychology

Finding children's books and resources on a topic or issue

  • The book, A to Zoo, lists picture books under a variety of topics. You can find picture books on issues such as bullying or topics such as family life, death, or cooperation (J011.62 LIM)
  • The Brantford Public Library has a rich collection of children's novels, picture books, graphic novels, youth videos, teen novels, and non-fiction books for children and teens. To search for a children's or young adult resource on a topic, type in your topic and refine your results list by clicking on the link on the left side of the page

Finding teaching activities resources

  • Click on Laurier's Primo catalogue and choose the “books” tab. Add the words “teaching activities” to a subject area (for example, “social studies teaching activities”)
  • The Education Resource Finder has a number of educational sites bookmarked for teachers. To find this resource, click on the Laurier Library homepage, choose “by area of study” > “Education” > “Education Resource Finder” tab
  • Museums and governments have a wealth of resources for teaching lessons. Google: “lesson plans” museums or “lesson plans” .gov

Need help with research?

  • Don’t hesitate to contact me (Pauline Dewan); I am here to help you. For additional information, see my contact page
  • Email me at
  • Call me at 519 756-8228 ext. 5529
  • Drop in for help or make an appointment. My office is in the Digital Library and Learning Commons, on the lower level of Grand River Hall, room 108B
  • Instant message a Laurier librarian for help by clicking on “Ask Us” (from the homepage of the Laurier Library)

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