Education/Training

Browse below for books, webinars, and presentations help you get started with MackinCommunity.

Featured Books

Featured Webinars

Mackin will coordinate webinars and training sessions for the numerous resources you have available through our contract. If the live webinar doesn’t fit your schedule, you can listen to the recorded session when you have time.

Connect Your Students to eBooks, Audiobooks & eResources in MackinVIA

Presented by Mesa Heise and Nancy Jo Lambert

October 23, 2019

Diversity in Context: Stretching the Idea of Building Diverse Collections

Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Rob Hillhouse, and Kerrin Moeller

October 16, 2019

Stories Connect Us: A Conversation With Bestselling Author Kate DiCamillo

Presented by Kate DiCamillo and Tuan Nguyen, MLS

October 11, 2019

Archived Webinars

Amplify the TEAM in STEAM Education
Presented by Jen McCarty Plucker, Ed.D., Katy Tessman, and Kim Bernard
Date: September 24, 2019
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Integrating Social-Emotional Learning into Your Instructional Programs
Presented by Michelle Luhtala and Jennifer McCarty Plucker, Ed. D.
Date: September 18, 2019
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Kokila: Centering Stories From the Marginss
Presented by Veera Hiranandani, Namrata Tripathi, and Jasmin Rubero
Date: July 30, 2019
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Using Design Thinking to Support Makerspaces
Presented by Michelle Luhtala and Bill Derry
Date: June 25, 2019
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Design Models That Guide Innovative Thinking
Presented by Michelle Luhtala and Bill Derry
Date: May 15, 2019
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Building a Schoolwide Culture of Reading
Presented by Michelle Luhtala and Melissa Thom, M.A.
Date: April 24, 2019
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Professional Learning Together Even When Apart: MackinVIA for PLCs
Presented by Jennifer McCarty Plucker, Ed. D. and Ashley Gamlin, M.S.
Date: March 26, 2019
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Digital Collection Development
Presented by Michelle Luhtala and Mesa Heise
Date: March 20, 2019
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Social-Emotional Learning in the Library
Presented by Michelle Luhtala
Date: February 27, 2019
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Inquiry-Driven Learning: MackinVIA for Units of Study and Literature Circle
Presented by Deidra Purvis and Ashley Gamlin, M.S.
Date: February 20, 2019
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Leading Transformational Learning Through Making
Presented by Michelle Luhtala and Donna Burns
Date: January 23, 2019
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Tools for Diving Deep: MackinVIA for Guided and Close Reading
Presented by Deidra Purvis and Christine Meshak, MS
Date: January 22, 2019
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Digital Independent Reading in the Classroom
Presented by Jennifer McCarty Plucker, Ed. D., and Deidra Purvis
Date: December 12, 2018
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Collaboration Impacts Students’ Learning
Presented by Michelle Luhtala
Date: November 14, 2018
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Choice in the Classroom and Library: Support Literacy, Maximize Engagement
Presented by Susan Gauthier and Jennifer McCarty Plucker, Ed. D.
Date: November 8, 2018
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Transforming Learning with Chrome
Presented by Michelle Luhtala and Tom Mullaney
Date: October 24, 2018
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Presentations

By Todd Burleson
Hubbard Woods Library Media Specialist and 2016 School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year!