Why English Teachers Will Love Gale In Context: Literature

| By: Sarah Klein | As Gale’s K-12 curriculum design specialist, my role at its core is to bridge the content Gale creates with the subjects and standards that educators are seeking. It’s my job to identify the new topics and types of supplementary supports that Gale features across its numerous K-12 resources. I’m incredibly … Read more

Female Soldiers in the American Civil War

| By Tara Atterberry | Although historians don’t agree on the exact number due to the secretive nature of the activity, it’s estimated that between 400 and 1,000 women served as soldiers during the American Civil War (1861–1865).1,2,3 They disguised themselves as men and served on the front lines, not out of necessity or requirement but … Read more

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Improvement: Enabling Deeper Historical Research through Innovation

| By Gale Staff | For more than 20 years, Gale has pioneered the application of powerful optical character recognition (OCR) technology to create some of the world’s largest and most widely researched digital archives. With OCR, you can quickly turn a printed text into a searchable document. Read the Q&A below with Gale senior … Read more

Health-Care Shortages Reach Crisis Levels

| By Melinda G. Oberleitner, DNS, RN, FAAN | Health care in the United States continues to grapple with shortages of nurses, physicians, and other health-care professionals. As of early 2023, the need is acute for registered nurses (RNs) and home health-care aides. Other professions experiencing or predicted to experience shortages include nurse practitioners (NPs), … Read more

Unleash the Power of Flexibility

| By Gale Staff | Gale In Context: For Educators Now Includes Customizable Assessments Gale In Context: For Educators provides teachers with the resources necessary to personalize instruction and help students succeed. With the recent addition of assessments for every lesson plan within Gale In Context: For Educators, we’ve made it easier for teachers to … Read more

Asking Questions and Making Connections to Science

| By Elizabeth Mohn | Middle school students are curious, eager learners who are constantly looking for connections between lessons and their own lives. Asking questions to engage students’ natural curiosity is one way for teachers to help them make meaningful connections and spark a desire to find answers for themselves. Gale In Context: Middle … Read more

Product Update: British Literary Manuscripts

| By Gale Staff | In April 2023, we will be launching a new platform that can be used to access British Literary Manuscripts. The platform will be available in addition to the current platform for several more months, until there’s a hard cutover this June, after which only the new platform will be available. … Read more