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Thursday, February 23 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
From Keats to Beats: Exploring Poetry from Iambic to Instagramic

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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-toppers were studied alongside sonnets and haikus? What if it were less about teaching kids how to write poetry and more about how many styles to choose from? Create a unit as diverse as your students.

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Miranda Krogstad

Co-founder, YYSpeak
Spoken word poet meets eternal optimist, Miranda's poetry ranges in topic from child's play to empowerment, giving life's obstacles a feel-good finish. A member of the 2016 national wild card team, member of the 2013 Spoken Word Program at the Banff Centre, Calgary Arts Development... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 2:15pm - 3:30pm
2404 Red Deer College