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CalPoets’ 2020 Statewide Symposium GOES VIRTUAL

June 26 @ 2:00 pm

Free
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For 56 years, California Poets in the Schools has brought the powerful magic of poetry creation and performance to over one million students. Our work is more important than ever! Studies show that student involvement in the arts is linked to higher academic performance, increased standardized test scores, greater involvement in community service and lower dropout rates.

Creativity is the #1 desired skill in today’s job market. Poetry instruction builds empathy and a sense of belonging in the classroom setting. Poetry and the arts can be a powerful, healing tool for schools and communities recovering from natural disasters and other traumas such as gun violence. This weekend conference is open to the public and geared towards literary teaching artists (for all audiences), classroom educators, poets, MFA candidates and more. Content will be engaging for those brand new to teaching the literary arts and to the “old hats” among us.

Details

Date:
June 26
Time:
2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.californiapoets.org/events/calpoets-2020-statewide-symposium-goes-virtual

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