March #NCTEchat - National Council of Teachers of English
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March #NCTEchat

Join us Sunday, March 19, at 8:00 p.m. ET, on Twitter for the March #NCTEchat, “Planning for Poetry Month” with members of NCTE’s Children’s Poetry Awards Committee Ryan P. Colwell (@ryanpcolwell) and Joseph Pizzo (@ProfJPizzo).

We will share the following questions during the Twitter chat:

WARMUP: Please introduce yourself, and share the title of a poem or name of a poet that you and your students enjoy the most. #NCTEchat

Q1: What is your favorite way to integrate/celebrate poetry in your classroom throughout the year and across the curriculum? #NCTEchat

Q2: How have you used poetry for the purposes of social/emotional learning, or to build community in your classroom? #NCTEchat

Q3: What connections do you see between teaching poetry and teaching for equity and justice? Could you recommend a poem, poet, or instructional resource in this area? #NCTEchat

Q4: How do you assess and/or provide feedback on your students’ poetry? #NCTEchat

Q5: Are you comfortable writing poetry with your students? How have you lived the life of a poet alongside your students? #NCTEchat

Q6: What advice do you have for teachers who are reluctant to teach poetry in their classrooms? #NCTEchat

Never participated in a Twitter chat before? Check out this guide to help you get started.