It’s Digital Citizenship Week

Meet Digital Literacy Needs with Gale eBooks! | By Traci Cothran | Digital literacy is more important now than ever. Whether students are learning virtually, in person, or a hybrid model of the two, knowing how to use information and technology to teach effectively—and for students to learn effectively—is critical during this pandemic. And that’s … Read more

Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests Makes Medical Jargon Accessible to Students

| By Gale Staff | As patients and their caregivers consider the best course of action for medical issues, they weigh the benefits and risks associated with surgical solutions. Written especially for patients and allied health care students by experts in the field, The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, 4th Edition provides in-depth coverage of … Read more

Making Standards Anything but Standard

Learn how the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District followed California’s K-12 History‒Social Science Framework to go from pilot program to success with Gale eBooks alignments | By Jenn Roush, Asst. Director of Curriculum and Instruction, District Librarian, Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District | In 2016, the State Board of Education in California adopted a new History–Social Science … Read more

Equity for All Students—No Matter Their First Language

| By Taylor Frey | I’m not a teacher, but I’m lucky to know many. One of my friends has experienced the challenges faced by English learners in her district firsthand, and has seen translated pieces make a huge difference for students. Often, when English learners struggle, it’s not that they don’t know the material … Read more

Practical SEL Tips for Students: Learning to Self-Manage

| By Nicole Albrecht | Teachers are known for having many tasks and challenges to handle in the classroom—from behavioral interruptions to technology issues—and these intrusions can quickly become overwhelming. For teachers, learning to self-manage is a skill that can come with training, mentoring, or years of experience. Similarly, students also encounter their own challenges … Read more

Practical SEL Tips: Helping Students Foster Self-Awareness

| By Nicole Albrecht | Students today are facing uncertainty and disruptions like never before. Whether in the classroom or through blended learning, how can educators and parents support them with these challenges? The answer isn’t one size fits all, but as educators know, social and emotional learning (SEL) is one key component. There are … 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

The Business and Culture of Sports Gives Readers a Big-Picture Overview

| By Gale Staff | The Business and Culture of Sports: Society, Politics, Economy, Environment uses extensive academic research to provide interdisciplinary, global perspectives on the field of sports. Readers can learn about sustainable designs of sports stadiums, the economic impact on cities hosting mega events, sports governance models, and much more. Recently, Library Journal … Read more

Disability Experiences Is an “Impressive, Beautiful Treasure Trove”

| By Gale Staff | Disability Experiences: Memoirs, Autobiographies, and Other Personal Narratives features 200 narrative works that shed light on the lives of people with disabilities. The two volumes examine literary work from over 170 authors, one-third of whom are not from the United States. Recently, Claudia Gillberg, an affiliate researcher at Jönköping University, … Read more