Podcast Delivering Five Minutes of Poetry Once a Day
The Slowdown is Tracy K. Smith’s poetry podcast, produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation. Every weekday Smith delivers a different way to see the world through poetry. Recent episodes include “When I Am Six” by Aimee Nezhukumatathil, “Amores Perros” by Angela Narciso Torres, “Her Daughter’s Eyes” by Luci Tapahonso, “The Season of Phantasmal Peace” by Derek Walcott, and “song: for my high school sweetheart” by Yaya Yao. The free podcasts are produced by American Public Media and made available for listening on demand on iOS and Android devices or a web player.
Cash-strapped teachers know that grants can bring much-needed monies into the classroom to enhance learning experiences and engage students. But teachers often lack the time to prepare and write grant applications. Incorporating the grant application process into your classroom is a viable solution.
Each year we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in 2020.
In response to requests for recommendations of antibias children’s books, Social Justice Books has launched the Freedom Reads: Anti-Bias Book Talk video series. Each episode walks viewers through a synopsis of the book, relevant resources, and four to five key points from an antibias, critical literacy perspective.