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10 January 2022

"Checking Out Me History": Teaching Black Poetry

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Heloise Spence

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Discover engaging new ways to strengthen your students’ understanding and analysis of Black poetry at "Checking Out Me History": Teaching Black Poetry, an exclusive online event from Digital Theatre+.

By attending this exciting Professional Learning Experience, you'll get: 

  • Insights into how lived experience, history and culture help poets create their work, bringing context to your students' learning. 
  • New ways to engage your students with the work of key Black poets including Phillis Wheatley, James Weldon Johnson, Countee Cullen, John Agard, Langston Hughes and Rita Dove.
  • Ideas to support your students with poetry analysis, including language, themes and voice.
  • An exclusive teaching demo with practical techniques to help you bring Black poetry to life in your lessons. 
  • A Certificate of Attendance to present to your school district for staff development credit hours.

Plus, if you are unable to make the event on the day, you can sign up to get a free recording to watch at a time that suits you. Don't miss your chance to sign up for this inspiring and insightful event!

Sign up now to secure your place. This Professional Learning Experience will be taking place on: 

Tuesday, January 25th 4 pm EST

Thursday, January 27th 4 pm GMT

Saturday, January 29th 9 am EST

This event will last for approximately 1 hour.