Videos offer ideas on teaching poetry in the classroom

04/29/2012 | Edutopia.org

The power of poetry to excite some students about reading, writing and literacy is highlighted in this collection of videos compiled by digital media curator Amy Erin Borovoy. The videos include the story of one elementary-school teacher who holds weekly open mic sessions in the classroom as well as a step-by-step guide from a writing teacher on establishing a poetry slam at school.

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