9 Ways to Personalize Instruction to Drive Student Success

| By Gale Staff | In today’s educational landscape, each student brings unique strengths, weaknesses, and learning styles to the classroom. A one-size-fits-all approach to instruction doesn’t set every student up for success. By addressing the individual needs of each student, personalized instruction can foster engagement, drive motivation, and lead to student achievement. Of course, …Read more

COVID-19 Update: Variants and Vaccines

| By K. Lee Lerner | Most people are trying to put the COVID-19 pandemic, with all its tragedies, disruptions, uncertainties, and inanities, in the rearview mirror. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 global health emergency on May 5, and the United States declared the public health emergency on May 11. Budget realities …Read more

Engage Learners with 4 Different Types of Text Sets

| By Char Shryock, Education Leadership Consultant | “The more knowledge students have about the world, the better their reading comprehension is. The better they read, the better able they are to access more complex and compelling reading material and build more knowledge to become even better readers. Reading ability and building knowledge are mutually …Read more

Asian Vehicle Updates Arrive at ChiltonLibrary!

| By Chilton Staff | ChiltonLibrary, the comprehensive online automotive resource, updated Japanese and South Korean vehicle makes and models with factory service information. Chilton provides original equipment manufacturer (OEM) maintenance and repair information—the same data that dealer technicians use. Updated vehicle makes Key features These updates include detailed and complete information with an easy-to-use …Read more

Filipino Americans: A Rich History of Contributions

| By Carol Brennan | October is Filipino American History Month, and Gale In Context: Biography is delighted to report that compiling this blog post has given us a refreshed renewal of what a comprehensive and fascinating trove of biographical essays it is. Prepare to be astonished at the achievements of these trailblazing Filipino Americans! …Read more

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

| By Gale Staff | President Joe Biden commemorated Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which is a day to honor America’s original inhabitants and the tribal nations, on October 11, 2021. This date doesn’t mark the first time the holiday was celebrated—just the first time a U.S. president formally recognized it. The genesis for a day that …Read more