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6 Tips for Teaching Poetry Writing to Teens
posted by: Melissa | March 20, 2019, 12:49 pm   

This guest post was written by Ryan Tahmaseb and was originally posted on Edutopia.org on March 15, 2019.


In some ways, what you need to teach poetry well is a lot like what you need to write poetry well: You have to care a lot about your subject matter, and it’s important to foster conditions that inspire creativity. When these conditions are in place, teaching students to write poetry becomes much more fun, imaginative, and productive.

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Weekly News Round-Up for February 8th
posted by: Melissa | February 08, 2019, 02:25 pm   

Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, West Virginia’s education bill, Denver teachers prep to strike, the flu hits hard, and more!

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10 Comprehensive Websites for Black History Month
posted by: Melissa | February 07, 2019, 01:47 pm   

When planning lessons for a topic as complex as Black History, it’s easy to get lost in endless pages of Google searches. With so much to plan and think about, educators can spend precious hours attempting to find resources to supplement their lessons.

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Weekly News Round-Up for February 1st
posted by: Melissa | February 01, 2019, 02:05 pm   

Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, West Virginia stirs controversy, teacher unrest, a polar vortex, and more!

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Resources for Presidents’ Day
posted by: Melissa | January 31, 2019, 04:51 pm   

No matter what is happening in the world, the presidency is always an office that garners a lot of attention, yet students may be unfamiliar with exactly what the President does on a day-to-day basis or the position’s larger role as the leader of the executive branch of the US government. They are also likely to be unfamiliar with the presidents of the past, and how modern ones may be similar or different.

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