Now Available! Video-Based Social and Emotional Learning and Career-Readiness Curriculum Solution to Support Schools’ Most Urgent Needs

| By Lemma Shomali, Senior Director, Product Management & Strategy | Social and emotional learning (SEL) has never been more important. Educators recognize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students’ emotional health and are taking action to help them find support and build the resilience they need to navigate uncertainty. Emphasizing social development helps … 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

Restorative Justice in the Classroom: Creating Empathy and Responsibility

| Originally posted by Times 10 Publications | According to the Civil Rights Data Collection, of the 49 million students enrolled in public schools in 2011–2012, 3.5 million were suspended in school, 3.45 million were suspended out of school, and 130,000 were expelled.1 Another concerning fact from this source is that Black students are suspended … Read more

Getting to Know Your Students: Searching for the Spark

| Originally posted by Times 10 Publications | Teachers often get swept up in student achievement. That’s understandable—it’s one of our primary jobs. But teachers also have an obligation to foster student passion. When students pursue their passion, their spark, they’re engaged. That spark is hidden in some students. Others don’t even realize they have … Read more

Teaching with Gale In Context: For Educators Just Got Easier

| By Gale Staff | “To teach is to learn twice.” –Joseph Joubert Educators, the ones who do it all, take a deep breath. Your own learning is essential to your students’ success, and the Gale In Context: For Educators Learning Center is here for you! The Learning Center is an in-product base of operations … Read more

Fostering Empathy with Inclusive eBooks

A podcast with author Duchess Harris How can schools learn from the past and embrace our differences today? That’s a question Duchess Harris reflects on every day. Harris, J.D. Ph.D., is an accomplished professor of American studies and political science at Macalester College. She’s also well known within the K‒12 community. Harris is the creator … Read more

Equip and Inspire Job Seekers

| By Kristin Fust, Product Manager | New Product Launch: Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep The job market has changed dramatically in the last 10 years. Nontraditional career paths are growing, entrepreneurship is on the rise, and there’s increased interest in seeking jobs that align with personal values. As we now collectively grapple with the … 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