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

Open Access to Well-Reviewed Gale Public Health Encyclopedia eBook

| By Gale Staff | While we are all aware of the importance of good health, we may feel bombarded by the amount of uncurated health information that’s out there. How do you know if the information you’re referencing is accurate? The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, 2nd Edition is an authoritative source on public health issues. … Read more

Justice and Redemption

| By Andrea Drouillard | The movie Just Mercy tells the story of attorney Bryan Stevenson, who has made it his mission to help poor and vulnerable people who have been sentenced to death. While watching it, I couldn’t help but draw parallels to some of the quotes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In … Read more

Winning a Dartmouth Medal: The Recognition of a Lifetime

| By Rebecca Parks | Winner, winner, chicken dinner! While I can’t tell you the origin of that phrase (something about casinos giving away chicken dinners in the 1970s?), I can tell you how I feel when I yell it at the moment of victory: utter exhilaration! And that was how I felt when I … Read more

Celebrate Black History Month with Gale’s New African American Literature for Students

| By Sarah Robertson | Black History Month, observed every February, is an opportunity to celebrate African American literature. Through literature, African Americans have advanced a powerful message of agency and countered a dominant cultural discourse of oppression, coercion, and racism. For African American authors, literature has served as a means of validating and valorizing … Read more