Celebrating Native American Culture through Research and Reflection

| By Gale Staff | Americans explore and celebrate Native American culture, history, and social contributions every year during November, which is Native American Heritage Month in the United States. Teachers can help their students celebrate the month and learn about important figures in U.S. history by accessing new portals available in Gale In Context: … Read more

Gale Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

| By Elizabeth Mohn | Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 each year, and this celebration is a perfect opportunity for teachers to help students learn about more members of this important, influential group. Gale In Context: Middle School has engaging, up-to-date resources teachers can use to help students … Read more

New Signs of the Times

| By Josephine Campbell | Have you passed sign-carrying groups or individuals in your community recently? In the last few weeks, I’ve seen people demanding action on gun control and school violence, and activists supporting and opposing abortion and Roe v. Wade. In June, Pride celebrations kicked off for members of communities fighting for LGBTQ+ … Read more

Getting Familiar with Poetry: Lessons for Students

|By Gale Staff| We sometimes overlook the presence of poetry in ordinary experiences. For example, we sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” and rarely recall that it was first a poem written by Francis Scott Key in the aftermath of a British assault during the War of 1812. Only after it was published in newspapers was it … Read more

Understanding the Ukraine Crisis

| By Gale Staff | From Kyiv to Kharkiv to the seaport town of Odessa, the people of Ukraine are living on a battlefield. Millions of people, their homes, their businesses, their way of life destroyed or abandoned after Putin’s invasion in February 2022. The war in Ukraine began Europe’s first major war in decades, … Read more

Diversity a Focus in Gale In Context

In August, we shared how our content team continues to enhance Gale resources and introduce measures to eliminate implicit racial bias in Gale-curated content, and reaffirm our ongoing commitment to quality. These efforts have continued, and we wanted to share a handful of recent content additions made to the Gale In Context family of products. … Read more

Gale In Context Suite: Supporting Diversity through New Content

Meeting the needs of diverse learners has always been a priority for Gale. We strive to improve the teaching and learning of social justice issues, offer diverse perspectives and backgrounds, and be a leader with our commitment to transparency. We continue to introduce measures to eliminate implicit racial bias in our Gale-curated content and reaffirm … Read more