Hanging Poems in Trees: Surround Students with Opportunities to Interact with Poetry

The following guest post, part of our “Teacher’s Corner” series, is by Rebecca Newland, a Fairfax County Public Schools Librarian and former Teacher in Residence at the Library of Congress. In 2015, in one of my earliest Teacher’s Corner posts, I wrote about short poetry activities to use at the beginning of class, also sometimes […]

Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Awards Grant to Academy of American Poets for “Teach This Poem”

Exciting news: The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Regional program has just awarded a $20,000 grant to the Academy of American Poets to support the addition of resources from the Library’s collections to the Academy’s Teach This Poem series for the 2019-2020 school year. In celebration of this news, I asked Academy of American […]