Turn Learners Into Thinkers
Gale In Context: High School offers cross-curricular content that supports national and state high school curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Explore topics within business and economics, geography, government, history, literature, science and health, social issues, and more to enrich your high school lesson plans.
Integrating reference content, biographies, primary sources, multimedia, critical essays, news, academic journals, and more, High School is updated daily, offering nearly 1,000 issue, topic, and geographic pages. Content comes together to provide background and guidance on topics across the high school curriculum like Government and the Economy, Human Population, Sound and Sound Waves, American Literature, and more.
Educators can find interdisciplinary content to support high school lesson plans across various subjects, including social and emotional learning (SEL) and career and technical education (CTE).
A part of the Gale In Context suite, this database for high school students offers an enhanced user experience with familiar navigation and a modern design to help users successfully orient across Gale products. This means less time learning how to use the product, and more time developing critical thinking skills. Tools like translation, text size adjustment, and text-to-speech help users with comprehension, while Lexiles and content levels help guide users to appropriate content.
Get the most out of your investment and help streamline high school curriculum planning when you add Gale In Context: For Educators. This specialized toolkit lets educators collect, organize, customize, and share instructional materials sourced from your Gale In Context databases to design and execute high school lesson plans more effectively.
“I saw a way that I could collaborate with my colleagues more efficiently and get resources to students and make it more effective and personalized for their learning.”
–Teacher, Central York High School, Pennsylvania
Platform Features & Tools
ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology, and on-demand text translation into over 20 languages.
Google Workspace for Education and Microsoft 365 tools enable users to share, save, and download content—including highlights and notes. Learn More
Integrated directly into the user’s workflow, formatted citations can be easily imported from single or multiple documents to services like EasyBib or NoodleTools. MLA-, APA-, and Chicago-style citations are supported.
Reviews & Testimonials
“I knew that it made a lot of sense to have Gale products since students were using G Suite for Education. Also, teachers were looking for current research material, which In Context databases provided.”
“This is a fantastic resource, and it is highly recommended for school and public libraries. It brings a fresh and engaging perspective to research and breathes fresh air into the research process with engaging, multimedia resources. Students and teachers alike will find this a “go-to” resource for research on anything from Steve Jobs to steampunk.”
”If a school or library is looking for one resource that meets many basic research needs for a diverse population, this site certainly does the job. Summing up: Recommended. General readers; lower-division undergraduates through faculty.”