Posts filed under: Inspiration

Using Poetry in the Classroom and Beyond

How do you use poetry? April is Poetry Month and poetry is sure to be blooming all over! For our part, we’ll be posting daily suggestions for using poetry in the classroom and beyond. If you have any suggestions, please...
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Happy Leap Year Day!

There’s something exquisitely simple about being given an “extra day” in one’s life. A simple gift to make for a grander year. “Another” day, a gift to cherish. — some words that washed up on my shore from a salmon...
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New Year’s Resolution: Sparking Meaningful Conversation By and For Teachers

These days, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the craziness, the frightful things going on, and the hard challenges we face individually and collectively. Yet, through it all, there are stories of individuals stepping up, acting with compassion and...
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Happy Birthday Emily Dickinson

Today is Emily Dickinson’s birthday. So it is fitting to write a post in her honor – even more so, as she is a poet well loved by teachers. As we wrote in Teaching with Heart: “The poet most submitted...
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