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Transform and Thrive Magazine

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Here are some virtual field trips you can take from home! You can visit a Finnish forest, explore the arctic, have fun at #Disney, stroll around the ... @CincinnatiZoo, click on various art and museum exhibits worldwide, and so much more!
https://www.today.com/parents/try-these-virtual-field-trips-educational-fun-home-t176105

Great news Alabama! We Are Excited to Announce the Alabama Shared Digital Consortium (AL-SDC). The AL-SDC is a state-wide shared digital collection of PreK-12 ... eBooks and audiobooks. Any public or non-public PreK-12 school in Alabama can join: https://bit.ly/32hVT9i

Library

What's happening in #Education today? What's happening in politics, as it relates to schools reopening? Read about President #Biden’s Big Bid to Reopen ... Schools, how the virus is impacting reopening schools, stimulus plans for schools and more ⬇️ #TLchat
https://www.usnews.com/news/education-news

This 91-year-old professor went viral because of this picture, as he embraced virtual teaching so his students wouldn’t miss a beat. 🥺

Many of the ... commenters on the post were former students of Professor Krohn's -- dating back to the 1960s!
https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/living/story/91-year-professor-viral-teaches-remotely-pandemic-73172105?fbclid=IwAR01t_vDQUIbzw2GJo-yizL0uXObzKchkCpJ-_c3tmxnkE7qDOb9vYENMnI

Explore the Blastoff! Universe with these 3 imprints to build fluency, comprehension, and future academic success! Order these @BellwetherFlock titles today: ... https://bit.ly/3ttA8Q7

Makerspace

Here are some virtual field trips you can take from home! You can visit a Finnish forest, explore the arctic, have fun at #Disney, stroll around the ... @CincinnatiZoo, click on various art and museum exhibits worldwide, and so much more!
https://www.today.com/parents/try-these-virtual-field-trips-educational-fun-home-t176105

Here are some virtual field trips you can take from home! You can visit a Finnish forest, explore the arctic, have fun at #Disney, stroll around the ... @CincinnatiZoo, click on various art and museum exhibits worldwide, and so much more!
https://www.today.com/parents/try-these-virtual-field-trips-educational-fun-home-t176105

The #MakerMovement is propelling school communities into a true 21st Century culture where learners of all ages are encouraged to come together to create, ... discover, invent, and more. Looking to get new product ideas for your #makerspace? We can help: https://bit.ly/2OIoRIb

Classroom

All your titles from Mackin will arrive completely processed to your exact specifications. Spine labels, barcodes, mylar covers on jacketed books, and book ... pockets if needed, as well as Accelerated Reader, Lexile or Reading Counts labeling. Learn more 👇📚

We're so excited to have @AuthorJ_Elle as a guest author on our community page! Here, she discusses several topics, including what inspired her to write her ... debut novel, Wings of Ebony. 📖

https://www.mackincommunity.com/2021/03/26/literacy-is-a-gateway-to-upward-mobility-guest-post-by-j-elle/

How can we facilitate learning experiences that promote creativity, critical thinking, independence, & other crucial skills that prepare our students for ... this constantly evolving world? During this free webinar @MackinLearning will discuss. (4/27 @ 4pm CT)
https://mackin.zoom.us/webinar/register/1416161769848/WN_QZhrLWskSbaxRbJVJz17HQ