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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
Miranda Krogstad is a spoken word poet and educator who uses her words to empower students of all ages and walks of life. Teaching life skills including self-confidence, self-expression, and community-building, she has performed workshops in over a dozen cities around the province... Read More →


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