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Digital

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

Library

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

Makerspace

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.

Professional Learning

Join the evolution of teaching and learning methodology.

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

Reading in a #digital environment can be a new and sometimes challenging experience for students! Educators are tasked to find ways to motivate and engage their... digital readers. Here are surefire ways to engage and motivate your eReaders. #DistanceLearning
https://www.mackincommunity.com/2020/08/17/surefire-ways-to-engage-ereaders/

Reading in a #digital environment can be a new and sometimes challenging experience for students! Educators are tasked to find ways to motivate and engage their... digital readers. Here are surefire ways to engage and motivate your eReaders. #DistanceLearning
https://www.mackincommunity.com/2020/08/17/surefire-ways-to-engage-ereaders/

Library

This great title highlights the struggles of Indigenous peoples in Canada and the United States who suffered through disease, war, and forced assimilation ... brought by European settlers. Find this title & lesson plan on the @AnnickPress showcase page: https://bit.ly/2ZWdcej

10 great reasons why librarians are more important than ever. Thanks for this awesome graphic @woodard_julie πŸ‘©β€πŸ«πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« #maker #FutureReady

Who says dogs cant fly? Meet Zora: a dog with a big dream & an even bigger personality! All Zora wants to do is learn how to fly so she can catch that pesky... squirrel in her yard.

Find The Dog Who Wanted to Fly (@AnnickPress) here: https://bit.ly/3iHP2gd

Makerspace

The library is no longer a place for stern shush's! It's a place to welcome creativity, fun, hands-on learning and so much more! What do your students love most... about your #makerspace? #makersgonnamake #makered #FutureReady

➑️ https://tinyurl.com/MackinMaker

"25 Makerspace Projects For Kids" from @Makerspaces_com!
"Makerspace or STEM projects for kids don’t have to be complicated or expensive. Some of the best ... projects use recycled or repurposed items like cardboard or soda bottles which means nothing to buy."
https://www.makerspaces.com/25-makerspace-projects-for-kids/

These Exclusive Offers & Deals for Teachers are worth checking out! Thank you @WeAreTeachers for putting this page together! #tlchat #edchat #teachers

... https://www.weareteachers.com/deals-for-teachers/

Classroom

Collaborating Across Cultures: Guest Post by Shannon Hitchcock and N.H. Senzai
https://www.mackincommunity.com/2020/10/22/collaborating-across-cultures/

Check out this #ILA session: "Better Together: Crowdsourcing for Connection & Curiosity in a Blended Learning Environment." Find ideas educators have around... building relationships with students, maintaining connection while apart, & cultivating curiosity. http://bit.ly/3iHJu46

Looking for a new opportunity? We're hiring! Join a team that serves more than 50,000 schools worldwide with customized and unmatched customer service! See our ... open positions and learn more about working at Mackin Educational Resources, here: https://tinyurl.com/MackinCareers πŸ˜ŠπŸ“š