May 2021 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| Thorndike Press Staff | Every month, LibraryReads shares the top ten books that librarians across the country love; the monthly Indie Next List compiles recommendations from knowledgeable U.S. independent booksellers. Many New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestsellers and bestselling authors are also releasing in large print this month. Thorndike Press is happy to share that the following titles are available … Read more

New Titles for Gale OneFile

Gale Academic OneFile Advancements of Microbiology (Exeley Inc.) Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment (Exeley Inc.) Bagcilar Medical Bulletin (Galenos Yayinevi Tic. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Bezmialem Science (Galenos Yayinevi Tic. Ltd.) Peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Animal Science (NRC Research Press) Canadian Journal of Pathology (Canadian Association of Pathologists) Canadian Journal of Plant Science (NRC Research Press) Dermatoz (Galenos … Read more

Get Hooked on Gale In Context: Elementary—Now with K-5 eBooks

| By Gintas Bradunas | The enhanced Gale In Context: Elementary is here, and it’s better than ever! In today’s classrooms, teachers often face the challenge of teaching the topic at hand while also instilling lifelong learning skills in a way that excites students. Like other teachers, I often struggled to find resources that not … Read more

Using Gale Analytics to Understand Non-English Material Circulation at San Diego Public Library

Gale Analytics: Tip of the Month | By Lisa Novohatski, Marketing Analytics Consultant | We sat down with Phil Gunderson from San Diego Public Library to discuss how he used Gale Analytics: Physical Collections and MARC record language codes to create a dashboard analyzing circulation of non-English materials. Watch this 15-minute video featuring Phil as … Read more

Restorative Justice in the Classroom: Creating Empathy and Responsibility

| Originally posted by Times 10 Publications | According to the Civil Rights Data Collection, of the 49 million students enrolled in public schools in 2011–2012, 3.5 million were suspended in school, 3.45 million were suspended out of school, and 130,000 were expelled.1 Another concerning fact from this source is that Black students are suspended … Read more

Teaching and Learning: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

| By Lindsey Gervais, Digital Learning Manager, Gale | In this digital age, we’re never at a loss for content. It’s delivered to us on demand, as soon as we choose to engage. And more often than we realize, we engage with content passively, like with Facebook ads or articles of interest that “magically” show … Read more

Giving Educators a Voice and a Choice in Learning

Discover how this Texas school district is inspiring teachers to think differently about lesson planning with Professional Learning Framework Alignments with Gale eBooks. | By Gale in partnership with Chris Norton, Director of Innovation and Instruction, Canyon ISD, Texas | The Canyon Independent School District (Canyon ISD) serves two communities: Canyon and Amarillo, Texas. Within … Read more

Kindergarten-Readiness Program Makes EDI a Priority

| By Lisa Luea, Gale copywriter and former educator | With big changes happening in our world daily, it’s hard to keep up. So imagine what it must feel like to be a kid. Children ages 3 to 6 are some of our most impressionable learners. They take in information much differently than older children … Read more

Join the “Level Up” Summer Challenge

| By Gale Staff | Looking for a way to keep your students reading through the summer? We’ve partnered with Beanstack and Mark Cuban to offer a national K-12 Summer 2021 Reading Challenge, “Level Up.” Beanstack is a reading app developed by Zoobean. The app helps make reading more like a game—allowing students to connect … Read more