Category Archive: Professional

Exploring Art with Children: A Guest Post by Hervé Tullet

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Hervé Tullet is the author of many innovative picture books.  You probably know him for the best-selling book Press Here, an interactive concept book that is about the power of imagination, or perhaps… Continue reading

Exploring Social Skills in Early Childhood

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Since summer tends to be a fairly quiet time in the office here at Mackin, we try to use that time to focus on professional development opportunities. One of the opportunities I took… Continue reading

This Post’s for You!

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Here at Mackin, we love our customers!  I personally think school librarians are some of the hardest working, least-appreciated folks in schools. I know you’re here looking for ideas for your students  but… Continue reading

The Great Outdoors

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We live in an increasingly technological world.  It has become commonplace to see people, oblivious to their surroundings, staring at a computer, swiping through screens on their phone, or speedily thumbing out texts… Continue reading

Language Arts Fun

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Call me a grammar geek or a word nerd if you will.  I have to admit it: I really enjoy browsing in the 400s.  Here are a few  titles I think you might… Continue reading