Helping Students Celebrate Juneteenth
June 11, 2021
| By Jason Everett | On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Texas received the news that they were free. Although the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863 was supposed to free all enslaved people in Confederate states, word did not reach Texas until that day in June, more than two years later. Juneteenth … Read more
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Queer Studies Takes Center Stage in a New Volume of Shakespearean Criticism
June 10, 2021
| By Rebecca Parks, Senior Content Developer, Gale, a Cengage Company | The highlight of my 2018 vacation to London was attending a performance of The Taming of the Shrew at the Globe Theater. For those of you who have never been there, the current Globe is a reproduction of the original Globe Theater built … Read more
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Claressa Shields: Fight Like a Girl
June 9, 2021
It’s difficult to overstate what an amazing athlete Claressa Shields is. Based on her accomplishments, she should be a household name. But many people haven’t heard of her because women’s boxing doesn’t get the recognition and respect it deserves, either inside or outside of the ring. So, let’s get acquainted with Shields: She won her … Read more
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boxing, Claressa Shields, gale in context biograhy, MMA, olympic gold medal
Inclusion Is Wellness: Transgender Health
June 7, 2021
| By Sam Long (he/him) – a transgender man and a high school teacher specializing in gender-inclusive biology education | In the last weeks of the school year, I invited my class to share their exciting summer plans. Many of my high school students were looking forward to spending time with their families, playing their … Read more
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Gale Health and Wellness, LGBTQ, transgender, Transgender health, Transgender Life
Put Families First with Gale In Context: Elementary
June 2, 2021
Equipping students—and their caregivers—with digital resources | By Shelley Hunsaker, district elementary media specialist, Lincoln County School District #2, Afton, Wyoming | A media specialist’s life is ever changing, especially with the challenges of the last school year. While my number one focus is students, this past year, I’ve seen a greater need to connect … Read more
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Gale eBooks, Gale In Context: Elementary, k-12, school
Explore Accomplished Scientists in American Men & Women of Science 39th Edition
May 25, 2021
| By Kathy Nemeh, Senior Content Developer, Gale | American Men & Women of Science, 39th edition, will publish in June 2021 and introduce 6,000 new listees to this premier compendium of accomplished American scientists. It has been in continuous publication since 1906. American Men & Women of Science showcases the vital work and achievements of prominent scientists … Read more
Academic, Featured, Public, Schools
American men & women of science, COVID, COVID-19, SARS, scientists, virus
Booklist Gives Gale Resources Two Thumbs Up
May 24, 2021
| By Gale Staff | Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years. It’s widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to. Recently, … Read more
Academic, Featured, Public, Schools, Special
Gale eBooks, Gale Presents: Peterson's Test and Career Prep
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Gale Resources
May 20, 2021
| By Tara Atterberry | The first national recognition of Americans of Asian and Pacific Island heritage was instituted by U.S. President Jimmy Carter in 1978. Carter established the first 10 days of May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. This resolution was intended to celebrate two milestones in Asian American and Pacific Islander history: the … Read more
Featured, Public, Schools
asian american, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Immigration, Pacific Islander
New Content Added to Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Peterson’s Test and Career Prep
May 14, 2021
| By Gale Staff | The following tests have recently been added to the Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep and Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep products: Aviation and Transportation (NEW subject hub!) AT-SA Practice Tests (Air Traffic Skills Assessment) TSA Practice Tests (Transportation Security Administration) DSST DSST Introduction to Geology Exam Prep Independent/Specialized … Read more
Academic, Featured, Public, Schools, Special, Updates
Gale Presents: Peterson's Test and Career Prep, Gale Presents: Peterson's Test Prep
Get Hooked on Gale In Context: Elementary—Now with K-5 eBooks
April 30, 2021
| By Gintas Bradunas | The enhanced Gale In Context: Elementary is here, and it’s better than ever! In today’s classrooms, teachers often face the challenge of teaching the topic at hand while also instilling lifelong learning skills in a way that excites students. Like other teachers, I often struggled to find resources that not … Read more
Featured, Schools
classrooms, Gale In Context: Elementary, K-5, teachers
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