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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.

Mackin Learning

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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

Summer Reading Tip: Set a good example!

Parents must be willing to model behavior for their children. At least once a week have each person read their book, ... including mom and dad! No phones, no TV.

#HappyReading! 📖

.@MackinLearning works to help schools make minor shifts in instruction, assessment, curriculum, and environment that can lead to major impact on student ... engagement and achievement. We believe that inquiry is fundamental to exceptional instruction. https://mackinlearning.com/areas-of-focus/#Inquiry

Summer Reading Tip: Set a good example!

Parents must be willing to model behavior for their children. At least once a week have each person read their book, ... including mom and dad! No phones, no TV.

#HappyReading! 📖

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

So, what’s a #Makerspace? Why should your school have one? Learn what a makerspace can has to offer for your school, library, and classroom with this fun ... short video 👇🤖

https://vimeo.com/194096784

Join this @edwebnet conversation where four rural school district superintendents discuss the challenges and opportunities that are unique to rural school ... districts when leading digital transformations that change how teachers teach and students learn.
https://home.edweb.net/webinar/supers20210614/

Interested in makerspaces but don’t know where to start? @MackinLearning can support you with both choosing the tools to fit the needs of your school and ... implementation with professional learning. Fill out the form here to get started: https://mackinlearning.com/tools-for-teachers/needs-assessment-guide/

Classroom

In this guest post from the Mackin community blog, Darnell Johnson (@Darnell_J87) discusses his process of creating art that inspires children.
... https://www.mackincommunity.com/2021/02/18/may-they-aspire-guest-post-by-darnell-johnson/

World renowned author Gary Paulsen interviewed with us recently about his memoir! Here, Gary offers his heartfelt thanks to all the people who put books into ... the hands of kids. Read our recent interview with Gary Paulsen today 👇

https://www.mackincommunity.com/2021/04/29/gary-paulsen-everything-i-am-is-because-of-books/