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

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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.

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

The always free #MackinVIA comes with a bunch of free content available to you. Click the link below to see what you can add to your school’s account at NO ... cost! 🥳

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Enjoy no annual hosting or joining fees with MackinVIA. Added bonus, we'll start you off with 10 free eBooks when you sign up! Learn more about the Digital ... Learning tool teachers across the country trust 24/7, 365: https://bit.ly/3AvhY3H

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

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Makerspace

Technology advances faster than you may think! These 2 events are just 66 years apart 😳

Last night, @SpaceX launched the first all-civilian crew into space! The crew includes includes Jared Isaacman, cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux who is raising ... money for St. Jude, the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft Dr. Sian Proctor, and Air Force veteran Chris Sembroski.

Classroom

We are so excited to have Don Calame (@doncalame) as a guest author on our MackinCommunity site!

"You’re writing fiction, after all. What matters is that it ... feels real and true to you as the writer, so you can make it feel real and true to the reader." 📖
https://www.mackincommunity.com/2021/09/02/the-making-of-a-delusionist-guest-post-by-don-calame/

"Historical fiction helps to develop awareness of a major event and the impact it has on our modern lives. It can also give readers insight into a member of ... past society and produce empathy and connection to the lives of others." - @jerdinenolen1 https://www.mackincommunity.com/2021/08/30/history-is-a-compound-word-using-historical-fiction-in-the-classroom-guest-post-by-jerdine-nolen/

"Social problems need social solutions. To reduce the impact of bias, we need changes on the structural level (laws, policies, practices), not simply on the ... individual level." But what does this mean? @MackinLearning takes a deep dive ⬇️
https://mackinlearning.com/reframing-the-conversation-on-implicit-bias-for-our-students-and-ourselves/