Teaching with Fire

Teaching with Fire

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Those of us who care about the young and their education must find ways to remember what teaching and learning are really about. We must find ways to keep our hearts alive as we serve our students. Poetry has the power to keep us vital and focused on what really matters in life and in schooling. Teaching with Fire is a wonderful collection of eighty-eight poems from well-loved poets such as Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Billy Collins, Emily Dickinson, and Pablo Neruda. Each of these evocative poems is accompanied by a brief story from a teacher explaining the significance of the poem in his or her lifea€™s work. This beautiful book also includes an essay that describes how poetry can be used to grow both personally and professionally. Teaching with Fire was written in partnership with the Center for Teacher Formation and the Bill a Melinda Gates Foundation.Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach Sam M. Intrator, Megan Scribner. contain aspects of both ... A second-grade teacher sends poetry postcards from the Poetry in Motion Web site, http://www.poetrysociety.org/motion. Mary Cowhey, ananbsp;...

Title:Teaching with Fire
Author:Sam M. Intrator, Megan Scribner
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2003-10-10


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