The University of Arizona Poetry Center- 2013 Professional Development Workshop for Teachers & Jorie Graham Reads Her Work

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Attention Teachers!

Capitalize on trends in spoken word and hip-hop to get your students excited about poetry. Help your students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage at the 2013 Professional Development Workshop at the Poetry Center. This workshop is based around the National Poetry Out Loud Contest for high school students, but general enough for all 6-12 grade teachers to benefit from and use in their classes. Benefits incude a $100 stipend for high school teachers planning to register and participate in the National Poetry Out Loud Program in 2013-2014 ⋄ Free resources including a DVD of your performance to share with students ⋄ A certificate for 10 hours of continuing education credit for all participating teachers.
 
Voca The UA Poetry Center's A/V Library

Found on voca

New for you on voca: Jorie Graham reads a selection of her work including poems appearing in The Errancy (1997) and Swarm (2000) during her 1999 reading at the UA Poetry Center. You can check out two other voca readings by Graham, too. Filter your search by the last name of the poet or writer you are looking for and find out what voca has to offer. Follow voca on Twitter @UAvoca for updates!

Test your Knowledge

Gail Browne has done so much for the Poetry Center and we wanted to hear from our patrons, fans, and friends regarding your memories of her tenure at the Center. Test your knowledge of Poetry Center history & the myth and legend that is Gail Browne by taking this survey. The results will be presented in a slideshow on our website on June 28th, Gail’s last full day in her role as Executive Director.
 
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