This tutorial shows teachers how Gale In Context: Elementary supports elementary curriculum and enhances classroom learning.
When you need trusted sources to supplement
textbooks and develop critical thinking skills
within your elementary students,
Use Gale in Context: Elementary for cross-curricular support.
Quickly find materials for classes by
browsing for topics or material types,
entering simple terms,
or using Advanced Search.
You can look for sources of a specific document
content type, or
Content levels can be used to search for materials
generally appropriate for lower or upper elementary,
those reading at the middle school level,
You can customize your search with multiple terms
and a variety of search fields.
Simply click to view a result.
You can expand source information.
Some items provide alternate levels to
support a variety of learners.
When you find something you'd like to share with your class,
use the Get Link tool to create a persistent link
so that students can view the item in one click.
If you have Google Classroom,
you could even use Share to Classroom
to post a link on your Google Classroom site.
Learners have access to a variety of support tools
and can listen to results,
(readspeaker reads article aloud)
as well as color code key words and
concepts with Highlights and Notes.
Ask students to keep a copy to show you their work.
Best of all,
Gale In Context: Elementary is
ad-free and accessible 24/7
on any device with an Internet connection,
so you can use it to have kids conduct their own
research and exploration.
Learn more at support.gale.com/training