I love making podcasts with my students, so I modified my podcast unit to distance learning needs. Using this hyperdoc, students are walked through a step-by-step process that ends in the final product of creating their own podcast episode.
What the unit includes:
A fully functional hyperdoc you can share with your students and have them complete independently from home (a device and internet connection is needed). Just make a copy and change the due dates to suit your needs.
Mentor text podcast episodes with guiding questions for students to consider Continue reading
I love The Slowdown Podcast with US Poet Laureate Tracy K Smith. Listening to it has become part of my morning routine. If you’ve never listened before, it’s a five-minute long podcast in which Smith introduces a poem with an anecdote, personal story, historical or current event, or some explanation that eventually leads in to what the poem she is reading on that particular episode is about. Then, she reads the poem. It’s a relaxing, thought-provoking, poetic five minutes very well spent. I recommend subscribing if you haven’t already. Continue reading
Want to #TeachLivingPoets but feel like you don’t know where to start? Or where to find good poems? Then this post is for you. Here, you will find all kinds of resources to help you feel more knowledgeable and comfortable with teaching contemporary poetry in your classroom.
How to find poets