Doomed to Repeat It

| By Andrea Drouillard | “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”1 Recently, I listened to a Facebook Live conversation featuring Dr. Duchess Harris, professor of American Studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she spoke about history repeating itself and pondered the similarities between the George Floyd incident … Read more

A Step toward Understanding: Resources about Racism for Students

| By Traci Cothran | America is a great country, full of diversity, and we are once again grappling with the civil unrest that results from unresolved issues of racism and disparity. What I’ve learned in my study on racism is that it’s the responsibility of the people who hold the power and put the … Read more

How Our School District Enhanced Professional Learning with an Interactive Online Approach

Gale eBooks: Professional Learning aligns with instructional framework, district equity, and inclusion plan. | By Bessie Criscione, Supervisor of Professional Development, Alachua County Public Schools, Gainesville, Florida | Last year, Alachua County Public Schools (ACPS), Florida, adopted a strategy that promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion for our 30,000 students, more than two-thirds of whom qualify … Read more

Gale Introduces the Beta Upload Feature to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab

| By Margaret Waligora, Product Manager; Lindsey Gervais, Digital Learning Manager; Wendy Kurtz, Digital Humanities Specialist; Marc Cormier, Director, Digital Scholarship | Since fall 2018, a growing number of institutions around the world have subscribed to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, giving libraries, students, and faculty access to their Gale Primary Sources collections in analysis platform … Read more

Crafting Your Online Course with Gale

Channeling Instructional Design Principles to Integrate Gale Like a Pro | By Lindsey Gervais, Digital Learning Manager, Gale | We are well into the online transition in course redevelopment, and we continue to face the challenges associated with developing online learning in a hurry. With a ton of content and the removal of personal interaction … Read more

Career Online High School Names 2020 Academic Coach of the Year

WITH EXPERIENCE IN NONTRADITIONAL EDUCATION, COACH HELPS STUDENTS THRIVE Career Online High School Academic Coach Alanna Taylor has dedicated her life to helping students who have faced various types of struggles. Her career, education, and personal background make her the perfect fit to help nontraditional learners, many of whom have experienced educational trauma. Alanna possesses … Read more

Women’s Studies Archive Makes the Cover of Information Today

| By Gale Staff | Women’s Studies Archive: Voice and Vision is the lead article and cover of this month’s issue of Information Today. Part of the award-winning series Women’s Studies Archive, Voice and Vision explores critical areas of study, including the abolition of slavery, alcohol and temperance movements, education, health, and much more. Below … Read more