Yahtzee is not just a math game. No kidding. Consider using it in English class.
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Play-Doh prevents violence? Yes, if it’s part of play. Use it in your English Teaching and create a better world.
English teaching resources that include legos? Yes. That lego could earn you big money someday. Go ahead, play.
Our “Incidentally” column shares English Teaching Resources & opinions about the state of education, from a teacher who has worked the systems for almost 25 years. Today’s topic: teaching kids to write.
Our “Incidentally” column shares English Teaching Resources from a teacher who has worked the systems for almost 25 years. Up today? Chiasmus.
We dare you to give “How to Read a Poem” to an English teacher. Here are our Top 10 reasons, plus a giveaway.
Helpful Teaching Tools! For librarians, teachers, group leaders—here are some teaching tools that will make it easier for you to plan your programs: Smart Fun Poets Coloring Book Our Take Your Poet to Work Day coloring book is made for grownups who appreciate a little smart fun. But you can borrow it for your classroom […]
English Teaching Resources: Poem stacks are good for starting something. Good for jealous days.
Helping a child learn to read doesn’t require jumping from an airplane. Donna Falcone says you can start with the simple act of play—and other surprising ways.
The Shakespeare Files is a collection of annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. Today, it’s Shakespeare’s Sonnet 104.
SAT questions should test creativity and sense of humor. This one from Sara Barkat certainly does.
What are we reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Catch up on the top posts from last month (or so).
Our Poet Laura Karen Paul Holmes shares the first poem to break her heart. What was the first poem that broke yours?
An exploration of homeschooling vs virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes interviews with 15 parents, students, and educators!
An inspiring poetry handbook Are you looking for a poetry handbook—one that will spark your imagination and guide you in the pleasures of writing poetry with heart and soul? Explore this inspiring “workshop in a book.” No matter your level, you can make poems that express more deeply and impact more richly. Poems to keep. […]
This month, our intrepid Poet Laura visits chickens on a chilly day, bearing delicious grapes and heartfelt sonnets.
In the latest Pandemic Journal entry, writer Michelle Ortega reflects on the ways that being ordered to stay home opened up more space for reflection, creativity and new ideas.
How can you start a revolution, one little step at a time? It might just begin by keeping a reading notebook. Discover how.
Try your hand at writing a tanka poem with our fun new infographic.
“Form It” is a poetry prompt that focuses on exploring our topic through form poetry. The prompt includes recommendations for each form’s best use! This time, we’re going to “form” a little lamb. 🙂