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Makerspace

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

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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

#HappyFriday everyone! For #MackinStorytime today we'll be reading "Thomas and the Shooting Star" Based on the Railway Series by Rev. W. Awdry, illustrated by ... Tommy Stubbs

Share this with your students today!
#readalouds #tlchat
https://vimeo.com/showcase/6955761/video/403753764

Join @edwebnet for "Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction & Assessment, Pre-K–6" on Thursday, June 4th from 3-4pm EDT. They'll discuss the science of ... reading research and how the research informs effective literacy instruction for all students
https://home.edweb.net/webinar/inclusiveeducation20200604/

How do kids learn to read? @educationweek did some research and came up with these answers 👇
https://www.edweek.org/ew/issues/how-do-kids-learn-to-read.html

Library

You don't have to be center stage to be a 🌟! Dylan's getting ready to audition for a school play, and he's got his sights set on playing the star. But when ... he ends up being cast as a squirrel, the real theatrics begin. (@randomhousekids)

Available here: https://bit.ly/2B7cQIW

#HappyFriday everyone! For #MackinStorytime today we'll be reading "Thomas and the Shooting Star" Based on the Railway Series by Rev. W. Awdry, illustrated by ... Tommy Stubbs

Share this with your students today!
#readalouds #tlchat
https://vimeo.com/showcase/6955761/video/403753764

Makerspace

Have you heard of #MESH? MESH is the importance of media literacy, ethics, sociology and history education in schools. Learn more about the MESH movement and ... why it's growing in popularity 👇
https://medium.com/our-human-family/forget-stem-we-need-mesh-43ab6f6273cd

How do we measure the benefits of a #makerspace?

#makered #makermovement #STEM #STEAM #makersgonnamake
... https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-01-09-how-should-we-measure-the-impact-of-makerspaces

Classroom

#MackinFact of the Day: @mackinclassroom offers print and/or digital, customized or pre-made, Summer & Take-Home Reading Packages to help combat reading ... loss and are great ways for EVERY student to have access to their own home library. https://www.mackin.com/hq/classroom/summer-take-home-reading/#Digital

Happening today at 2:00 EDT: For educators and caregivers interested in deepening knowledge of meditating on emotions through the lens of family life. (Hosted ... by Tergar online) #MackinTeacherTalk #SLJmackinteachertalk https://youtu.be/lAXnlSgQg7U

Join us for this free #webinar starting in just 1 hour! Here we'll explore some practical ways to promote literacy (print & digital), social-emotional ... learning, and hands-on inquiry during distance learning! Register here: https://www.mackin.com/hq/engagement-in-isolation-keeping-kids-and-caregivers-captivated-during-covid-19/