Religion, Poetry, And History
- Poetry For Poetry's Sake. BRADLEY, A. C. // Poetry for Poetry's Sake;1/1/1901, p1
The article presents a speech by A. C. Bradley, professor of poetry at the University of Oxford, delivered during an inaugural lecture on June 5, 1901, in which he discussed the professorship of poetry, change in the educational system of the university and the phrase "Poetry for poetry's sake."
- What They're Saying. // Curriculum Review;Nov2005, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p3
Presents excerpts from comments on education in the U.S. published in various periodicals. Leslie Baldacci, reporter-turned-teacher who recently returned to reporting, on the lessons learned from being a teacher, from "Chicago Sun-Times"; Virginia high school English teacher Patrick Welsh on...
- The State of Religion in American Higher Education. Howard, John A. // Vital Speeches of the Day;5/15/75, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p465
Presents the text of a speech given by John A. Howard, president of Rockford College, on April 6, 1975, which deals with religion education in universities and colleges in the U.S.
- The Power of Poetry. Cookson Jr., Peter W. // Teaching Pre K-8;Apr2007, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p14
The article offers suggestions for incorporating poetry into classroom learning, meant to be helpful specifically for first year teachers. The author suggest that poetry can help children express feelings, wonder, hope, doubt, and possibility. He suggests beginning or ending the day by reading a...
- 'Tatters of words flying through the universe.'. // English Drama Media;Oct2012, Issue 24, p14
The article presents a speech by Miroslav Holub titled "Tatters of Words Flying Though the Universe," which was given at the Poetry Matters series in Great Britain, in which he discusses teaching poetry in public schools. Holub discussed poetic style, musicality, and student poetry, and quotes...
- CORRESPONDENCE. Catholic, A.; Fraunces, John M.; Elzear, Hugh; Resident, D.C.; Parsons, Wilfrid // America;3/25/1944, Vol. 70 Issue 25, p699
Several letters to the editors are presented in response to previous articles including a commentary related to Japanese atrocities in the World War II, on poetry by Louise Imogen Guiney, and on the recurrence of anti-religion teachings.
- Poetry unit review. // Scholastic Action;1999/2000 Contemporary Poetry, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p14
Presents a high school teacher's guide for using the `Contemporary Poetry' supplement of `Scholastic Action' magazine, 1999-2000 issue.
- Turning an animal study into a poem. Cullinan, Bee // Instructor-Primary;Mar1997, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p34
Presents a classroom activity for teaching students how to write poems about animals. Use of Georgia Heard's `Dressing Like a Snake' poem; Writing a sentence poem; Illustration of the final poem.
- Poetry for children. Tice, Terrence N. // Education Digest;Sep92, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p49
Notes that in the December 1991 `Reading Teacher' Jeanne McLain Harms and Lucille J. Lettow add to the growing special attention to poetry in the language arts. Great deal of very fine quality work; Easing teachers' efforts to encourage poetry making among children; Medium for learning; Release...