Impact Live: Free Virtual Event for Public Libraries

Connect, Inspire, Innovate at Impact Live Gale is hosting its first multiday virtual event featuring 40+ speakers and 20+ sessions covering data, entrepreneurship, equity, literacy, and workforce. Read the full press release. Join us on September 29 from 1:00–5:00 PM ET and September 30 from 1:00–5:30 PM ET. Registration is now open. You’ll hear from … Read more

Go Batty over Our Mystery Standing Order Plans

| By Thorndike Press Staff | How many times have you found yourself immersed in a good murder mystery? There’s such satisfaction weaving your way through a classic whodunit. It’d be a crime if you didn’t provide your patrons with that same reading opportunity—especially when it can work as part of your library’s Halloween display. … Read more

Support Equity Initiatives within Your School

| By Gale Staff | Access to professional development about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is critical for educators to break barriers, inspire change, and better help kids of all colors and backgrounds achieve success. Author Robert Jackson recognized this need as an educator. In his book, Becoming the Educator They Need: Strategies, Mindsets, and … Read more

Teaching Students about Political Extremism with Gale Case Studies

| By Gale Staff | People may feel that the growing political division in the United States, and even around the world, is something new. Although intensified by issues such as a global pandemic, growing civil rights protests, and the use of social media to express one’s opinions, political extremism isn’t a new idea. It’s … Read more

Utilizing More Tools in Your PD Toolbox

Learn how this Arizona school district tackled professional learning challenges, even during the height of COVID-19, by investing in sustainable digital resources. | By Gale in partnership with Dr. Gayle Galligan, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix, Arizona | Deer Valley Unified School District is a pre-K … Read more

4 Technologies That Can Help You Enhance the Classroom Experience

| By Gracelyn A. Graham | Last July, the Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) announced that schools would return to in-person classes starting with the 2021–2022 school year.1 The SBE even tasked the local department of health to create COVID-19 policies for K-12 schools. This situation isn’t new in our country, much less in the world. … Read more

Athletes Shine at the 2020 Summer Olympics

| By Carol Brennan | The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were hosted by Japan in July and August 2021 and provided the global television audience a respite from the ongoing barrage of news stories related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Summer Games were the first Olympics ever to be postponed, and all events and participants were … Read more

Coming Soon: Learning Centers for Gale Primary Sources

| By Megan Sullivan, Product Manager | I’m delighted to announce the upcoming launch of Learning Centers for Gale Primary Sources, available in select products this fall 2021. The culmination of a year of research and development, the Learning Centers will provide comprehensive teaching and learning support for faculty and students. Built with the student … Read more

Why Study Hispanic and Latinx American Literature?

| By Sarah Robertson | An integral part of the U.S. literary canon, Hispanic and Latinx American literature includes works written by people of Latin American descent. A thriving tradition, Hispanic and Latinx American literature reflects the dynamic cultures and histories of the largest group outside of the historically dominant white culture of the United … Read more

August 2021 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| By Thorndike Press Staff | Every month, LibraryReads shares the top 10 books that librarians across the country love, and the monthly Indie Next List compile recommendations from knowledgeable U.S. independent booksellers. Thorndike Press is happy to share that the following titles are available in large print—a format that can be enjoyed by all readers: August 2021 LibraryReads … Read more