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Transform and Thrive Magazine

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#MackinVIA How To: Here's how to set up Backpack Accounts! Backpack accounts give students the power to store and manage their digital resources effortlessly. ... Watch this short video to learn more and get started today 👇

We're just 31 days away from the @TWTConference! Have you grabbed your ticket to #TWTCON2021? During this conference, teachers participate in a wide range of ... sessions all online that focus on your classroom teaching strategies with technology: https://teachwithtechconference.com/

Become a #MackinVIA expert and optimize your students’ digital reading experience with our FREE Certification course! This course will take you through the ... basics of MackinVIA and will allow you to explore some of the many features of our digital platform: https://bit.ly/3hIaHGY

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

If you’ve never done #STEM activities with your kids before, now is the perfect time! Summer STEM projects are one of the best ways to keep your kids learning... through the summer, but also having a wonderful time learning in new and creative ways.
https://www.steamsational.com/summer-stem-activities/

We're just 31 days away from the @TWTConference! Have you grabbed your ticket to #TWTCON2021? During this conference, teachers participate in a wide range of ... sessions all online that focus on your classroom teaching strategies with technology: https://teachwithtechconference.com/

Get ready for the #SummerOlympics with Pogo STEM (@jumplibrary). Each book in STEM in the Summer Olympics highlights a different Olympic event and the #STEM ... concepts that help Olympians succeed. Find the series today: https://bit.ly/358Rjvp

Classroom

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/

Limitations Inspire Innovation: Information Literacy Instruction with Primary Sources in the 2020 Pandemic.

Online instruction can still be meaningful and ... rigorous because it is designed and delivered by experts in pedagogy and content (teachers).
https://www.mackincommunity.com/2021/06/01/limitations-inspire-innovation-information-literacy-instruction-with-primary-sources-in-the-2020-pandemic/