Poetry Institute for Educators of Young Children
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4:00 pm Registration and Coffee
4:30 pm Poetry reading and lecture with Richard Blanco
5:30 pm Introduction to Poetry as an Art Form with Danielle Legros Georges, Boston Poet Laureate and Lesley professor
6:15 pm Supper and review of resources on poetry for young children
7:30 pm Workshops:
- Poetry and the Disciplines with Madeline Holzer, Educator in Residence of American Academy of Poets
- Poetry and Nature with Mary Ann Cappiello and Erika Thulin Dawes, editors of the Classroom Bookshelf and Lesley professors
- Sound and Word Play with Betty Bardige, author of Poems to Learn to Read By
Co-sponsored by Lesley University and the Academy of American Poets.
University Hall Amphitheater - 2nd Floor
1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
Near Porter Square T stop.
Directions to campus.