- Carl Sandburg had more than a few definitions of poetry. Choose your favorite!
- We’re a few days into National Poetry Month, so let’s spread the love to ourselves and our students! Here are 30 ways to celebrate that will help us do that!
- PBS has been working on their series “Poetry in America” for years, so set your DVRs to tape all the episodes, and click here for their educational support materials.
- Here are 22 Ways to Teach and Learn about Poetry with The New York Times.
- Poem in Your Pocket Day is April 26th, and BPCS will be celebrating along with the rest of the country. Here are some poems put together for that day by several national and international poetry organizations, so you can get ready to stuff your pockets on the big day!
- Help your students create blackout poetry, and enjoy the classroom-friendly poetry videos that Button Poetry has collected for you.
- Have your students watch high school students from around the country strut their poetry stuff in Poetry Out Loud videos.
- Some clever people are discovering haiku poems within stories in The New York Times.
- Teachers from around the country share their tips on bringing poetry into their students’ lives.
- Sign up to receive a Poem-A-Day in your inbox.
- A glass-walled cathedral to poetry, Poet’s House on the Hudson River is a must-visit, especially in the spring or summer. They have plenty of events, and one of these days I’m going to sign up for their annual fundraiser: The Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge!
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