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

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

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

Here's how it works:

:: Post your limerick on how to best improve education below :: Invite others to vote on your limerick. 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 five limericks with the most "thumbs ups" will have their limerick promoted on edutopia.org's homepage and in our enewsletter! Plus, you'll get a fabulous bag of art/poetry-inspired goodies!

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

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Dreanna Dallas's picture
Dreanna Dallas
5th Grade all subjects Milwaukee, Wisconsin

There once was a strategy that didn't work.
So the teacher said happily with a smirk,
"I will ask my colleagues!
They'll know how to achieve,
And learning will take off with a jerk!"

Barbara's picture
Barbara
Children's Librarian

Things in class just weren't going well
Staff and parents and students just didn't gel
Brainstorming was done
They implemented ideas, so fun
Now their school climate is totally swell!

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