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Atlanta History Center Hosts Poetry Out Loud Contest

Spoken word is a powerful art form, embedded in culture and history, that blends raw human emotion with public speaking skills. Thanks to The Atlanta History Center and its partnership with Poetry...

November 14, 2016

Poetry Brain

A health news article from NPR really got me thinking about poetry in the classroom. The report from NPR is about research comparing active regions of the brain while jazz musicians and rappers...

November 15, 2012

Happy 200th Birthday, Mr. Dickens!

February 7 marks Charles Dickens' 200th birthday. An English author from the Victorian period, Dickens continues to be widely popular for his iconic novels and characters. His great works were not...

February 6, 2012