Poetry Institute for Educators of Young Children
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Poetry Institute for Educators of Young Children

Poetry Institute for Educators of Young Children

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Lesley University

1815 Massachusetts Ave

University Hall 2-150

Cambridge, MA 02140

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4:00pm Registration and Coffee

4:30pm Richard Blanco-Poetry Reading and Lecture

5:30pm Introduction to Poetry as an Art Form-Danielle Legros Georges, Boston Poet Laureate and Lesley University Professor

6:15pm Supper and review of resources on poetry for young children

7:30pm Poetry workshops-

  • Poetry and the Disciplines-Madeleine Holzer, Educator in Residence of the Academy of American Poets
  • Poetry and Nature-Mary Ann Cappiello and Erika Dawes, Editors of the Classroom Bookshelf and Lesley University Professors
  • Sound and Word Play-Betty Bardige, Author of Poems to Learn to Read By

8:30pm Reflection on workshop poems and discussion of next steps for integrating poetry in teaching and learning

Box suppers will be available for purchase.

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1815 Massachusetts Ave

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