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Thursday, February 4 • 9:15am - 10:15am
From Keats to Beats

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Poetry can be a tough sell to students who would rather be on Instagram or listening to the top 40. But what if they didn’t have to choose between the two? What if Instagram poets and chart-topping hits were studied alongside sonnets and haikus? What if it were less about teaching kids how to write poetry and more about learning the limitless styles there are to choose from? Whatever the style or personality of the student, this workshop explores how to create a versatile and open-ended poetry unit that allows these young poets to find their voice.

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Miranda Krogstad

Presenter, mirandakrogstad.com
Miranda Krogstad is a spoken word poet and educator who uses her words to empower students of all ages and walks of life. Teaching life skills including self-confidence, self-expression, and community-building, she has performed workshops in dozens of cities across Western Canada... Read More →


Thursday February 4, 2021 9:15am - 10:15am MST
Virtual Room 21 (LA)
  Language Arts / Arts Langagier  Teaching Practices/ Pédagogie
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus 10-12
  • Chairperson Zaire Sealy - None
  • Room Details Virtual Room Maximum Capacity - 300
  • Grade Focus 44540
  • Tags English