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Poetry Contest: Write a Haiku on How We Can Improve Education

Poetry Contest: Write a Haiku on How We Can Improve Education

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Poetry Contest: Write a Haiku on How We Can Improve Education

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate the month, we're having a fun poetry contest.

Here's how it works:

:: Post your haiku on how to best improve education below

:: Invite others to vote on your haiku. To vote, simply click on the thumbs up icon in the top right-hand corner of the post.

:: At the end of the month, the top three haikus with the most "thumbs ups" will have their haiku promoted on edutopia.org's homepage and in our enewsletter! Plus, you'll get a fabulous bag of art/poetry-inspired goodies (worth over $100!)!

Let the Haikus begin! Deadline is April 30 at midnight PDT.

P.S.: A good reminder about haikus: Haiku poetry type is a Japanese poem composed of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.

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Joseph J. Ferreira Jr.'s picture
Joseph J. Ferreira Jr.
High School Modern World History teacher in Wrentham, MA

Standardization fails.
Analysis and perspective,
make better thinkers.

Tech Tia's picture
Tech Tia
Instructional Technology Coordinator in Maryland

Expanding borders
Leading, Learning, and Growing
Tools of tomorrow

TimeOutDad's picture
TimeOutDad
Elementary School Computer Teacher and Technology Specialist from New York

DELETE excuses
INSERT positivity
SHIFT blame to action!

Tara Payor's picture
Tara Payor
Teacher-Educator

Aesthetic teaching.
Inciting minds. Flicker. Flame. Fire!
Imagine! Teach all.

Rose Truglio's picture
Rose Truglio
Computer Science and Business Teacher/ Advisor to the newspaper and yearboo

Meet the students where
they are; set meaningful goals,
then move towards them.

Jen's picture

Is it best for kids?
should be the question we ask
to fix schools for all

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