Children learn best when there are fewer barriers to learning. That’s why Gale’s popular, kid-friendly student database, Gale In Context: Elementary, matches how young kids naturally navigate online.
Elementary school resources like Gale In Context: Elementary give children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom. It also gives teachers access to digital resources that can supplement in-person and online learning and differentiate instruction.
Kids should be excited about learning, not overwhelmed. By linking library resources to the classroom, educators can make learning more engaging for students. With a simple, easy-to-navigate platform, schools like Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools in Ohio love that Gale In Context: Elementary helps students gradually become comfortable with research. Elementary delivers age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content that covers a broad range of subjects, like animals, geography, health, influential people, literature, social studies, sports, and technology.
Designed for kids, Gale In Context: Elementary has rich visuals that are immediately welcoming. With a modern design and intuitive search functions, the Elementary database makes it easy for elementary school children, teachers, and parents to find information related to lessons in articles, magazines, eBooks, periodicals, reference materials, and more. The digital content is continuously updated, giving kids a way to search for relevant and important facts connected to current and past events.
Direct Access to K-5 eBooks
To make cross-searching across Gale resources easier, kids can access K-5 eBooks from Gale right within Gale In Context: Elementary, giving them uninterrupted access to elementary school content. Student eBooks not only add depth to instructional content but they also complement other resources within Elementary.
Former teachers at Gale have curated age-appropriate, fun, and engaging student eBook collections to safely introduce elementary students to the research process—and inspire a lifelong love of learning. When reading these eBooks within Gale In Context: Elementary, students benefit from a kid-friendly environment designed for them, complete with a simplified eBook viewer and ReadSpeaker at the book level.
K-5 eBook collections are an easy way to offer more eBooks based on class subjects and student interests. One favorite is the Jump Start Collection, which includes over 120 titles that cover each of the main topics on the Gale In Context: Elementary home page. It’s a simple way to add the depth of eBooks in multiple subject areas with a single purchase.
Easy-to-Find Elementary Content
Along with learning activities, Gale In Context: Elementary includes indexed, searchable content with:
- More than 16,600 images to visually enhance projects
- Over 1,700 charts and graphs for students to easily download and add to reports
- More than 600 high-quality educational videos
- Over 1,050 topic pages for “one-stop-shop” learning
- All subscribed K-5 eBooks from Gale
Gale In Context: Elementary ensures equity and continuity for all students in your district, with accessibility features and translation into more than 40 languages. As part of the Gale In Context suite of resources, this database gives young learners the research skills they’ll need in middle school, high school, and beyond.
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