“The Hate U Give” Featured in Novels for Students, Volume 59

| By Traci Cothran | There are a bazillion novels published each year, and every once in a while, one of them is truly magical.  That’s the case with The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.  This debut novel is extraordinary in so many ways – amazing writing, relatable characters – most especially because it … Read more

Home Care Professional Career Certificate Available to Career Online High School Students

| By Gale Staff | Career Online High School is expanding its portfolio of certificate offerings. The new career pathways are Home Care Professional Certificate and Leisure and Hospitality Certificate, which students will earn along with their accredited high school diploma. The certificates are designed to prepare students for post-secondary education or the world of … Read more

Write It Down

| By Charlie Close | I want to talk about the virtues of technical recordkeeping. Seriously. In my work at Gale as a data scientist, I turn our various data sets into metrics, and use the metrics to infer how to make better products and more sales. These inferences are usually expressed in the form … Read more

Professional Learning Made Easier: Aligning Professional Development eBook Collections on GVRL with The Danielson Framework for Teaching

| By Nicole Albrecht | When a teacher hears the words “professional development” many questions race through their mind: “Will this take me away from my students? Does it relate to what I teach? Do I have a choice? Will it actually make me a better teacher?” The questions are endless and often the answers … Read more

Transform Your Classroom with Professional Development Collections

| By Sydney Fairman | For many, professional development can be a passive process. Teachers read a book over the summer and then attend a handful of general professional development days throughout the school year—with little understanding of how it all connects. Gale’s Professional Development collections on GVRL display the content teachers want and need … Read more

Respect, Educate, and Protect: GVRL and Digital Citizenship

| By Nicole Albrecht | When I was growing up, technology wasn’t something my friends and I depended upon much. Though it was exciting—from pagers to AOL instant chat sessions—my friends and I were able to connect more than ever, but it wasn’t a constant in our school. By the time I was in college, … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in September 2018

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists. Academic OneFile A&A Case Reports (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, WK Health) Peer-reviewed Case Reports in … Read more

Safety Harbor Public Library Celebrates First Graduating Class

| By Gale Staff | In an Aug. 26 ceremony, the first-ever graduating class of Safety Harbor Public Library’s Career Online High School program received their diplomas.  The ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of eight graduates with families, friends, and fellow community members. Career Online High School is a self-paced, accredited online high school diploma for adults … Read more

Belleville Public Library Provides New Writing Group Free Access to Gale Courses

| By Gale Staff | Starting Tuesday, Sept. 25, the Belleville Public Library will be unveiling a new writers’ group called the ‘Belleville Public Library Writer’s Collective.’ Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month, the group will discuss works in progress, gather ideas and gain insight on how to improve their writing. To prepare, BPL … Read more

Grow Student’s Appreciation of the World Around Them

| By Gale Staff | Adjusting to how students learn is just as important as developing the curriculum for what they learn. Help your students develop a clearer understanding and appreciation for the world around them with National Geographic Ladders: Social Studies series on Gale eBooks on GVRL.  Each title comes in three reading levels and a Spanish language … Read more