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I attended a beginning of the year presentation where the manager of innovation questioned the use of poetry in classrooms. I love poetry.
"Poetry By Heart is designed to put the emphasis on learning by heart, not on learning by rote. It is about understanding and remembering the deep recurring truths about our experience as humans, in terms that are especially beautiful and resonant. It is about doing this in a pleasure-filled way. And it is part of the same benevolent revolution in poetry-proving and poetry-teaching that formed a part of the original intention in founding the Poetry Archive during my ten years as Poet Laureate." ~Andrew Motion
Poetry evokes both the creative and the radical. We can express what we feel in a deep and meaningful manner.
I can read a novel for hours, luxuriating in a well-told story; an interesting piece of nonfiction can intrigue me for equally long periods. But poems . . . Only one poem can speak to me per day, i...
The Josephine Hart Poetry App is a free iPad app that students can use to discover and read works of sixteen famous poets including Yeats, Byron, and Frost. Students can browse through the app to f...
We love this app so much that even though we may have posted about it before, we don't care if we do it again.