Category Archives: Poetry in the Schools

Ask a Poet: Vincent Toro

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Since the end of the summer, we’ve been posting short Q&As on the Dodge Blog each Friday, featuring poets who participated in our Newark High School Mini Festival earlier this week.  Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, these poets engaged with over … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Jasmine Mans

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Kurtis Lamkin

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Robert Hylton

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Ellen Hagan

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Jonterri Gadson

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Kyle Dargan

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Eduardo C. Corral

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Marina Carreira

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Thanks for a Great School Year!

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As we launch ourselves into vacations, beaches, and summer book reading, Dodge Poetry is taking some time to reflect on the classroom excitement we had this past Spring, bringing Dodge Poets into high schools.  These visits are a chance for … Continue reading

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Calling All Educators: You’re Invited to Spring & Fountain Online

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It’s a simple premise—people gather together to sit in a circle, read poetry aloud to each other, and talk about the poems, all with the accompaniment of a seasoned poet. For many years, New Jersey educators have been doing just … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Classroom: Giving Voice

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The Poetry Read-Around   CONCEPT: Building on last month’s “Listening to Poetry” activities, “Giving Voice” opens up the experience of listening to poems aloud by inviting everyone in the room to participate as a reader. “Giving Voice” also offers an … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Classroom: Listening to Poetry

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From Homer to Hip Hop   Concept: In The Sounds of Poetry, Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky writes that the reader’s body is the medium of the poem: not the page, the human body. If you think about the … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Classroom: Welcome to the Poetry Zone, Part 2

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CONCEPT:  Many students—and teachers–only encounter poetry as part of a language arts lesson or “poetry unit.” This activity gives your colleagues as well as the student body an opportunity to experience poetry as part of everyday life, as one more … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Classroom: Welcome to the Poetry Zone!

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Once a month throughout the school year, our Poetry blog will feature ideas and activities for classroom use.  All these posts will focus on creating opportunities that invite students to experience a personal connection to poetry.  An easy way to … Continue reading

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