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Bringing Poetry to Life in your Classroom


Free Professional Development Workshops for Classroom Teachers

Professional Development Credits Available

Wednesday, October 17, 2018                  9:00 am- 3:30 pm

The College of New Jersey


9 am – 9:15 am Welcome

9:15 am – 11:45 am Session One

11:45 am – 12:45 pm Lunch on Your Own

12:45 pm – 3:15 pm Session Two

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wrap Up

Workshop Offerings 
Morning Sessions
8:30-9:30 amWelcomeShare POL Lesson Plans, online resources for poetry recitation.
9:30 am -12:00 noonNew Jersey Poetry Out Loud Coaching Session: Engaging your Classroom in the Performance of PoetryLamont Dixon, NJ Poetry Out Loud Teaching Artists
12:00-1:00 pmLunch on Your Own
Afternoon Sessions
1:00-3:30 pm
Session 1
The Full Closet: Overcoming Writer's BlockCynthia King, Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Literature Program
1:00-3:30 pm
Session 2
The Guest House: Residing in the Poet MindEmari DiGiorgio
Professor of Writing, GENS


Questions?  Contact Kay Potucek, NJ Poetry Out Loud Coordinator


(609) 292-4606