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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.

Makerspace

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

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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

100% YES! (MackinVIA can help!)

"If improved connectivity is supplemented with the right policies to integrate technology in education...new doors are opened ... for further education and career pathways, offering better opportunities at all stages of life."
https://thejournal.com/articles/2021/06/17/connecting-students-can-boost-the-economy.aspx

MackinVIA offers over 3 million read-alongs, single-user, multi-user, subscription, interactive and perpetual license eBooks ranging from pre-kindergarten to ... professional level. Browse our many options today and learn more here: https://www.mackin.com/hq/digital/ebooks/

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

Looking to organize your classroom to maximize efficiency? Check out these 16 crafty DIY projects to make storage and organization in your classroom fun and ... effective! Via @WeAreTeachers https://www.weareteachers.com/classroom-cubbies/

The school library can provide an outlet for all students to fuel engagement, creativity, and curiosity at the same time. Here are 5 factors to keep in mind ... when offering #makerspace experiences in your library: http://bit.ly/2tXZOKy

Personalized projects can direct students to independently shift from a challenging emotion to an empowering one. During this webinar you’ll find a variety of... creative approaches to self-expression that encourage students to find their talents. Register 👇
https://home.edweb.net/webinar/studentachievement20210623/

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