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Poetry Friday: Giving Voice to Poems

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Each year at the Common Gathering, the culminating event of our Spring & Fountain program, we provide attendees with the Giving Voice packet, made especially for that year. If you’d like to learn more about the Giving Voice experience (which … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: The Common Gathering in Photos

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  Last Saturday, teachers from all over the state who had taken part in our Spring & Fountain poetry exploration groups convened at Princeton Day School for a full day poetry retreat called The Common Gathering. Participants took part in morning … Continue reading

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The 2014 Common Gathering Recap

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On May 3rd, teachers from all over New Jersey who had participated in our Spring & Fountain program came together at Princeton Day School for the Common Gathering. It was a beautiful day full of poetry, with many great conversations … Continue reading

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Common Gathering Featured Poet: Henri Cole

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Tomorrow, participants from all Spring & Fountain sessions will join Dodge Poets in Princeton for a day-long celebration of poetry that will feature readings, writing opportunities and discussions on a variety of topics on poetry and its place in our … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Giving Voice Poems

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Each year at the Common Gathering, the culminating event of our Spring & Fountain program, we provide attendees with the Giving Voice packet, made especially for that year. The packet is full of poems which lend themselves to being read … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: The Common Gathering 2013

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A Day-Long Poetry Retreat for Teachers Last Saturday, over 100 New Jersey teachers spent the day immersed in poetry at The Common Gathering.  It sounds like a luxury.  But for teachers who face enormous pressure and who are constantly “on” … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: What do you mean by “giving voice”?

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Lately you may have heard us referring to Giving Voice, a series of poetry exploration groups and part of our Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain program for New Jersey teachers. But “giving voice” is also an overarching theme of … Continue reading

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