GALE Student Research Databases
Looking for high quality, vetted nonfiction content that you and your students can use for research, current events or literacy development? Check out these two Google-friendly research databases that are loaded with standards-aligned resources, giving students the information literacy skills needed for true college readiness.
Gale in Context Elementary is designed for students and teachers in grades K-5, and Gale in Context Middle School for grades 6-12. Students can browse or search for topics, collect and annotate articles, and access citation tools easily. Teachers can locate timely and authoritative reading selections for close reading activities and more. These databases also work seamlessly with Google Drive and Classroom, meaning they are excellent for both whole class instruction and personalized learning.
To get started, click on the link for your school below, then enter your school’s password. Don’t know the password? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HERC Librarian Services
HCOE employs a credentialed library media specialist (sometimes known as a “teacher librarian”) to serve schools and their libraries all around the county. Whether at the school, district or county level, teacher librarians serve in multiple roles: information specialists, school library program managers, and instructional partners.
Contact us today for support with educational technology, media and information literacy skills, the research process, college and career readiness, best practice in school library programs and nurturing a balanced reading program.