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From digital content to usage suggestions, this is the future of learning.

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From classrooms to libraries, fundamental topics and issues are covered.

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View the latest trends, topics, products, and influential people in the maker movement.

Classroom

Partner with the educational community to impact and enrich learning.

Library Transformation

Be the change in your library with fresh ideas and insight.

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Transform and Thrive Magazine

Considering a library transformation but don’t know where to begin? We’ve assembled pages of relevant concepts, ideas and insights from our TYSL Advocates.
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Digital

New to MackinVIA? MackinVIA is a #free online digital content management system the provides easy access to OVER 3 million age-appropriate #eBooks, read-alongs,... audiobooks, databases, videos and more. Learn more and join MackinVIA for free today: https://www.mackin.com/hq/digital/

Looking to get creative with #MackinVIA but need ideas? We have a freshly updated, short and concise, "How-to" video on how to do just that! Check it out 👇

Anyone surprised? Not us! 👇

"A revolutionary new study shows that when it comes to a student’s reading, there is no question that school libraries — and... their librarians — play the most critical role in helping them succeed."
https://medium.com/everylibrary/school-libraries-are-the-only-thing-that-matters-bbef39f73727?source=social.tw&_branch_match_id=854771236350530695

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

Have you seen our new Gamified Kits? These engaging kits come with:

- A selection of #makerspace products
- MackinMaker Bingo Cards
- A MackinMaker Gameboard
-... 1 Deck of Challenge Cards
- Educator Overview
- 4 Pads of Paper Robot Game Pieces

Learn more: https://bit.ly/39lVMwn

Anyone surprised? Not us! 👇

"A revolutionary new study shows that when it comes to a student’s reading, there is no question that school libraries — and... their librarians — play the most critical role in helping them succeed."
https://medium.com/everylibrary/school-libraries-are-the-only-thing-that-matters-bbef39f73727?source=social.tw&_branch_match_id=854771236350530695

This is a MUST see event! Join @LEGO_Group next weekend for the first ever official #LEGOCON, LIVE from the LEGO House! Join LEGO for 90 minutes of live ... entertainment, world-first reveals, behind-the-scenes access and never-tried-before build attempts. 👇

Classroom

New blog alert! The following blog features five new titles, along with the publishers’ summaries, that celebrate the bond between fathers and daughters. ... These books are available in print and digital formats. #FathersDay
https://www.mackincommunity.com/2021/06/17/father-daughter-bonds-demonstrated-in-new-books/

Experts agree classrooms should have 7-10 books per student & should grow every year. Our team can create customized, intentional book collections designed ... to not only get your students excited about reading, but to help them learn as they read too. More: https://bit.ly/3xFhqq7

"Reimagining Education" is the buzzword surrounding #Summer2021. What do we do next following #DistanceLearning? How do we regroup and recover from all of the ... #LearningLoss that occurred in 2020?

"How Students Want to Reimagine Education Next Year" ⬇️
https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/opinion-students-reimagine-education/2021/06