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Enrich Project-Based Learning with Gale and Google for Education

Napa Valley Unified School District Enriches Project-Based Learning with Gale and Google for Education Located in California’s wine country, Napa Valley Unified School District (NVUSD) serves 18,000 students at more than 30 schools. The district’s mission is threefold: to prepare students for college and careers, provide equitable access to learning resources, and instill future ready skills. To meet these goals, NVUSD focuses on project-based and inquiry-based learning that engages students in practical, real life experiences. Technology plays a leading role, and features a “game-changing”
digital solution that integrates database resources from Gale/Cengage Learning with the communication and collaboration features of Google Apps for Education.

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Level the Learning Field: Gale Databases and Google Apps for Education 

Many educators would agree that the cornerstone of a good institution is the quality of its people. Such is the case at Clovis North Educational Center (CNEC) in central California, which comprises an intermediate and high school for 3,600 students in grades seven through 12. CNEC’s administrators also know that successful 21st-century learning requires teachers and students to be supported by superior educational content — and often, technology to enable it. That’s why the center goes beyond hiring skilled, passionate educators. It also relies on digital database resources from Gale/Cengage Learning, integrated with Google Apps for Education, to help Read More…


Gale Training Webinars: March 2016

Discover all the tips and tricks that will help you and your researchers get the most out of your Gale resources. View the Gale training webinar calendar for March 2016. Then, register for a free session today! Read More… Read More…


Gale Training Webinars: February 2016

Discover all the tips and tricks that will help you and your researchers get the most out of your Gale resources. View the Gale training webinar calendar for February 2016. Then, register for a free session today! Need more support? Visit support.gale.com, your always-open, one-stop FREE shop stocked with items to maximize exposure and drive usage of your Gale resources. Read More… Read More…


Gale Training Webinars: December 2015

Discover all the tips and tricks that will help you and your researchers get the most out of your Gale resources. View the Gale training webinar calendar for December 2015, and register for a free session today! Need more support? Visit support.gale.com, your always-open, one-stop FREE shop stocked with items to maximize exposure and drive usage of your Gale resources. Read More… Read More…


Google Tools Now Integrated into More Gale Products

Gale is constantly looking for new ways to enhance users’ experience and meet them wherever they begin their research. To this end, Gale recently expanded the integration of Google Apps for Education™ (such as Gmail™, Google Classroom™, Google Drive™, and Google Docs™) into many of its most popular solutions for academic, public, and school libraries. Currently, Gale products with integrated Google Apps for Education include: Research in Context and other In Context resources; InfoTrac; GVRL; Contemporary Authors Online; LitFinder; the MLA International Bibliography; Book Review Index Plus; and the Literature Resource Center. The integration will be added to Kids InfoBits this winter. The integration Read More…


Gale Training Webinars: November 2015

Discover all the tips and tricks that will help you and your researchers get the most out of your Gale resources. View the Gale training webinar calendar for November 2015, and register for a free session today! Need more support? Visit support.gale.com, your always-open, one-stop FREE shop stocked with items to maximize exposure and drive usage of your Gale resources. Read More… Read More…


From Print to Digital, from Library to Classroom: Using Gale Resources to Support Student Learning and Skill Development

As the economy and society becomes more information-intensive, it is imperative that today’s students develop strong research skills that will enable college and career success. Increasingly, educators, employers, and policymakers see the effective use of digital content within instruction as a cornerstone for the development of these research skills. Despite the enhanced use of digital resources within many K-12 schools, a gap still exists between classroom and library usage. To explore how to close this gap, Project Tomorrow® collaborated with Cengage Learning to examine the use of traditionally library-based digital content within classroom instruction. The resulting study during Read More…


Gale’s Integration with Google Apps for Education Creates New In Context Fans

Librarians understand that today’s digitally connected students are put off by resources that are cumbersome to use. And, as more schools turn to Google Classroom to create a paperless learning environment, teachers
are looking for ways to connect seamlessly to a variety of online databases and resources needed for classroom projects. As co-librarian at Prosper High School in Texas and leader of the Library and Instructional Technology Team for her school district, Richelle O’Neil always has the interests of K–12 students and teachers in mind. These days, that means showing them how productive they can be when they use Read More…


Gale Training Webinars: October 2015

Discover all the tips and tricks that will help you and your researchers get the most out of your Gale resources. View the Gale training webinar calendar for October 2015, and register for a free session today! Need more support? Visit support.gale.com, your always-open, one-stop FREE shop stocked with items to maximize exposure and drive usage of your Gale resources. Read More… Read More…