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March 14, 2010

Give Yourself a Daily Gift

Some teachers (and trainers, too) turn to poetry for inspiration and encouragement. I certainly do.
Here are some links that can provide a daily fix of poetry. Try them, you'll like it!
> Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac,
    http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/
> Poetry Daily, http://poems.com/
> Poetry 180: A poem a Day for American High Schools,
    http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/
> Robert Pinsky’s Favorite Poem Project includes videos of poems being read,
    http://www.favoritepoem.org/videos.html.
> Poetry readings from Bill Moyer’s Fooling with Words
    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/foolingwithwords/main_video.html
> The Academy of American Poets has a listening booth where you can hear poets read their work http://www.poets.org/booth/booth.cfm

Source: Teaching with Fire: Poetry that Sustains the Courage to Teach Sam M. Intrator & Megan Scribner, editors. Jossey-Bass 2003 ISBN: 0-7879-6970-2
See also: The Courage to Teach programs

Posted by niganit at March 14, 2010 11:10 PM
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