Presenter Information

Wendy DeGroatFollow

Proposal Title

Diverse Currents of Contemporary American Poetry: Wade In...

Description

Poems provide a quick, meaningful way to connect students with literature that conveys a wide range of human experience. In this session, you’ll hear diverse voices from the contemporary poetry soundscape, discover resources for poetry collection development, and leave with fun ideas for engaging students through poetry.

Event Website

http://www.poetryriver.org/

Audience

librarians, teachers, poets, and poetry readers

Grade

Middle/ Jr. High, High School

Additional Information

I did not select a "Topic" above because my session touches on reading, library, and classroom instruction.

For a sense of what will be covered, please see my related article published in Knowledge Quest in the spring of 2014: "Make Space for Poetry" and visit poetryriver.org.

Location

Ruffner 350

Start Date

7-20-2018 2:45 PM

End Date

7-20-2018 3:45 PM

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Jul 20th, 2:45 PM Jul 20th, 3:45 PM

Diverse Currents of Contemporary American Poetry: Wade In...

Ruffner 350

Poems provide a quick, meaningful way to connect students with literature that conveys a wide range of human experience. In this session, you’ll hear diverse voices from the contemporary poetry soundscape, discover resources for poetry collection development, and leave with fun ideas for engaging students through poetry.

https://digitalcommons.longwood.edu/sli/2018/friday/17