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.

Leading Transformational Learning Through Making

Presented by Michelle Luhtala and Donna Burns

January 23, 2019

Tools for Diving Deep: MackinVIA for Guided and Close Reading

Presented by Deidra Purvis and Christine Meshak, MS

January 22, 2019

Digital Independent Reading in the Classroom

Presented by Jennifer McCarty Plucker, Ed. D., and Deidra Purvis

December 12, 2018

Archived Webinars

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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Get Real! Augmented, Virtual, and Other Realities in the Classroom
Presented by Michelle Luhtala
Date: September 26, 2018
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Understanding Graphic Novels and Manga!
Presented by John Shableski
Date: September 11, 2018
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Discover the Secret to Getting Kids to Love Reading! How to Successfully Integrate Read-Alongs Into Your Classroom and Library
Presented by Mesa Heise and Brett Hodus
Date: June 13, 2018
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Visual and Data Literacy Learning
Presented by Michelle Luhtala
Date: May 23, 2018
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SAMR, TPACK & More: Transforming Learning with Digital Content
Presented by Michelle Luhtala
Date: April 25, 2018
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Makerspace Successes, Makerspace Challenges
Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Ethan Heise, and Heather Lister
Date: March 21, 2018
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From Frustration to Freedom: Engaging Adolescent Striving Readers
Presented by: Dr. Jennifer McCarty Plucker
Date: March 15, 2018
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Flip Badge This! Teaching Students to Love Databases
Presented by: Michelle Luhtala and Dr. Brenda Boyer
Date: February 21, 2018
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Google This! The Research Process Revisite
Presented by: Michelle Luhtala and Tasha Bergson-Michelson
Date: January 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!