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August 22, 2017

North Texas Giving Day and TYD Foundation

Donating to Thank You Darlin Foundation Helps Deliver Literacy Programs to Disadvantaged Youth This year’s North Texas Giving Day is Communities Foundation of Texas’ annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits, like the Thank You Darlin Foundation, that is powered by creative nonprofits, social media activism, area wide collaboration, and of course you! […]

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Word of the Day

arbiter

Word Formnoun
DefinitionOne chosen or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue.
Synonymsarbitrator, umpire
UsageIn peace, from their want of confidence in each other, they will entrust the guardianship of the state to mercenaries and their general, who will be an arbiter between them.

Teaching Power of Poetry

This workshop aligns with new state guidelines regarding the subject of poetry.  First, it delivers strategies that educators can use to integrate the subject of poetry into a variety of curriculum areas.  Second, it enables educator to become more knowledgeable and skillful in using the art of poetry to engage students in reading, metaphoric thinking and voiced writing.

Outcome: Educators will improve their content knowledge and skills regarding the subject of poetry through participation in this professional development workshop.

Time frame: This is a 3 to 4 hour workshop

Minimum and maximum number of participants: 8-16 participants

Skill level: This workshop would be useful to educators at all levels of skills.