Media Contact: Chris Fanning
Public Relations Associate
585-473-2590 ext 105
“Fear of Poetry” workshop for Teachers
Rochester, NY – Long time educator and Writers & Books instructor MJ Iuppa will be leading a workshop for secondary ELA teachers on March 2nd and 16th form 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The full title is Fear of Poetry: Overcoming Barriers and Engaging your Students in Poetry and costs $79 for Writers & Books members and $90 for general public. These half day workshop will spend time :
- Building a basic foundation for teaching poetry
- Offering fresh insight on important literary devices such as rhythm, metaphor, alliteration, and onomatopoeia
- Introducing contemporary and culturally diverse poets
- Focusing on sparking students interests
MJ will be giving teachers concrete exercises to bring back to their classrooms. Everyone will walk away with a resource packet and a wealth of ideas and inspiration.
To register, call 473-2590 ext 107 or go online to https://wab.org/cart/shoppingcart.shtml
For more information, contact Steven Huff, Director of Adult Education at email@example.com or by phone at 473-2590 ext 101.