Saturday, April 20, 2019

Hello, Poetry Lovers


  Rocky and Bullwinkle had to be the best comedy writing ever, and it was clean. To fully enjoy Bullwinkle's Corner, read the original poems first.

The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe


Bullwinkle's Corner - The Raven 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abZZ38xJnyM 

Excelsior By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/173897 

 Bullwinkle's Corner - Excelsior 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDYeav3nQEg 

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud By William Wordsworth

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/174790 


Bullwinkle's Corner - The Daffodils 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cv1L-8f2erg

The Children's Hour By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/173894 


Bullwinkle's Corner - The Children's Hour 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpcK69p3EZk 

Barbara Frietchie By John Greenleaf Whittier

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/174751 


Bullwinkle's Corner - Barbara Frietchie

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTAPT52aXGM

The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

http://allpoetry.com/poem/8447391-The-Village-Blacksmith-by-Henry-Wadsworth-Longfellow

Bullwinkle's Corner - The Village Blacksmith 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMbsw4sPhEA

So, where is that Poetry Slam?

Welcome to Poetry Slam, Inc. http://www.poetryslam.com/


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National Poetry Month: Celebrating World Poetry (a Great Resource)

The poet Dante, of Inferno fame
Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month (NPM) brings together lovers of poetry from around the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. This year, the Academy is offering today’s tech-savvy students a new way to experience memorable poetry. See the Poetry Flow link at the end  of this post.

National Poetry Month: Celebrating World Poetry

http://edsitement.neh.gov/feature/national-poetry-month-celebrating-world-poetry

National Poetry Month: The Power of Poetry

http://edsitement.neh.gov/feature/national-poetry-month-power-poetry 

The 2014 Poetry Out Loud National Finals will be at the Lisner Auditorium, The George Washington University, April 30 (semifinals will take place on April 29). Admission is free and open to the public and the semis and finals will also be webcast live at arts.gov.

Poetry Out loud

http://www.poetryoutloud.org/about 

National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa and Poetry Foundation President Robert Polito announce the 2014 National Finals of Poetry Out Loud, April 29-30, 2014 - See more at: http://arts.gov/news/2014/2014-national-finals-poetry-out-loud#sthash.kefrgKwM.dpufPoetry Out Loud Finalists 2014

http://arts.gov/news/2014/2014-national-finals-poetry-out-loud


http://www.neh.gov/
This site includes resources for National Poetry Month.
Here are a few of their choices:
  • Epics
  • The Ramayana
  • Arabic Poetry
  • Japanese Poetry
  • World Poetry Sites

And a few of their related lessons:
  • All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing »
  • "Animal Farm": Allegory and the Art of Persuasion »
  • Animating Poetry: Reading Poems about the Natural World »
  • Arabic Poetry: Guzzle a Ghazal! »
  • Can You Haiku? »
  • Carl Sandburg's "Chicago": Bringing a Great City Alive »
This year EDSITEment is broadening the horizon by focusing on the different poetic forms developed across time and around the world.

This is a marvelous app designed for the iPhone, but can be useful for any internet connection.

Poem Flow app review: a beautiful way to experience poetry

Teaching Is Finishing Strong


MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Finishing Strong: Finishing the School Year Strong http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2011/05/05/tln_ferlazzo_3.html   End of Year Activities h

The Up-Side of Teaching

Learn the Top 10 Benefits of a Being a Teacher

http://www.alleducationschools.com/education-careers/article/teaching-career-perks 

Why Teach?

http://teach.com/why-teach 

Why Consider Becoming a Teacher?

http://www.unc.edu/uncbest/teacher.html 

Why Teaching is Good For You

https://www.edsurge.com/n/2013-04-03-why-teaching-is-good-for-you 

What's good about teaching?

http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6008829 

 

  

Differentiating Instruction

Differentiated Instruction

http://www.edutopia.org/blogs/tag/differentiated-instruction 

Delivering Differentiated Instruction in Your Classroom

http://www.edudemic.com/delivering-differentiated-instruction/ 

What Is Differentiated Instruction?

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/what-differentiated-instruction

A Teacher's Guide to Differentiating Instruction

 http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Teacher_s_Guide/

Differentiating Instruction: Meeting Students Where They Are

http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/subject/di_meeting.phtml 

A Teacher's Guide to Differentiating Instruction 

http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Teacher_s_Guide/ 

What Is Differentiated Instruction?

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/what-differentiated-instruction 

10 Examples & Non-Examples Of Differentiated Instruction

http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/what-is-differentiated-instruction/ 

 


Friday, April 19, 2019

Educational Links 4/20/19



Celebrate Earth Day with 30 Nature + Recycled Art Projects for Kids



On Your Feet Guide to The Station Rotation Model


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2 questions about cheating, copying, and student ‘integrity’



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How to Help Your Child Get Motivated in School


The scary, lasting effects of too much screen time on children


Children who spent the most time glued to a screen when they were very young proved most at risk of developing emotional, psychological and physical health problems by the time they became teenagers, researchers at Université de Montréal in Canada have reported in the scientific journal Pediatric Research.