Sunday, June 10, 2012

Gale Announces CLiC > Classroom in Context



CLiC is the newest digital curriculum resource from Cengage Learning. Delivered in a format that exceeds the expectations and needs of 21st century learners, CLiC specifically:

  • Provides award winning content aligned directly to national curriculum frameworks in aweb-based, ‘portal’ environment
  • Extends the life of textbooks  by supplementing them with dynamic up-to-date content
  • Promotes critical thinking and allows teachers to customize learning tools for all types of digital-based learning initiatives
  • Presents a path to robust content with a wealth of multimedia
  • Aligns award winning content to curriculum in a web-based, ‘portal’ environment
  • Supports 1-to-1 and/or mobile learning initiatives

The benefits of CLiC for:

  • Media Specialists: CLiC supports media specialists' curriculum partnerships with teachers and administrators, while providing Gale’s authoritative content in a safe, online environment
  • Teachers: CLiC saves teachers time by providing an instructional path to robust, current content with a wealth of multimedia 
  • Administrators: CLiC helps speed the transition to digital curriculum resources, saves money by supplementing textbook material with dynamic, up-to-date content, and engages students with a variety of content
  • Students: CLiC broadens students’ horizons and makes learning more interesting and engaging by providing relevant, timely information in a format they’re accustomed to experiencing  
  • What's Available

Biology, Chemistry, U.S. History, and World History resources are currently offered. When you subscribe to one of these digital curriculum resources from Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, you provide your students and teachers with essentially two classroom assets.

  • A web portal with multi-media content that’s aligned directly to national curriculum standards and that can host content from other digital resources
  • The corresponding In Context product, which serves as the content basis for the digital curriculum portals including featured articles, videos, podcasts, and more. This open Web-like experience also includes tools that allow students to share the content via email, social networking, and the like.

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Source and Fulltext Available At 

[http://www.cengagesites.com/Literature/66/CLiC/]

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