For Educators: New Ways to Use Assessments

| By Gale Staff | With Gale In Context: For Educators, teachers have access to instructional content that makes it easier to achieve curriculum goals, engage students, and differentiate learning. Earlier this year, Gale added prebuilt assessments to help teachers monitor student comprehension and identify learning gaps. These assessments give teachers crucial data to analyze … Read more

The Life and Literary Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe

| By Kevin J. Hayes, Guest Contributor | Although readers will often dip into the Dictionary of Literary Biography 393: Edgar Allan Poe: A Documentary Volume to find facts, leaf through the copious illustrations, and read individual items pertinent to their interests, this documentary biography can be read cover to cover, in the same way … Read more

Teaching Beyond Borders: 4 Thanksgiving Celebrations Across the Globe

| By Gale Staff | Have you ever wondered how Thanksgiving is celebrated around the world? Teachers can celebrate several holidays in their elementary classrooms throughout the fall semester. Alongside the more traditional and familiar Western observances, educators might embrace a more diversified approach to seasonal holidays, welcoming new perspectives and encouraging young students’ curiosity … Read more

Explore the Endangered Species Act through the Ages

| By Gale Staff | December 28, 2023, marks the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This vital legislation has created a framework through which government agencies, local organizations, and private individuals can collaborate to protect and conserve vulnerable species. Thanks to the ESA, remarkable animals like the American alligator, the peregrine falcon, … Read more

Friendswood Library Celebrates Their First Graduate

| By Gale Staff | Congratulations Friendswood Library on your first Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School graduate Megan Mays! We celebrate her accomplishments and wish her luck in her future plans. “I had a great time with the Excel Adult [High School] online program. I’m so thankful to the Friends of the Friendswood Library for awarding … Read more

New Titles for Gale OneFile, September 2023

| By Gale Staff | Gale Academic OneFile Gale General OneFile Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine Gale OneFile: News Gale OneFile: High School Edition Gale OneFile: Informe Académico