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Educator Resources

Poetry Online

teach this poem
Produced for K-12 educators, Teach This Poem features one poem a week from our online poetry collection, accompanied by interdisciplinary resources and activities designed to help teachers quickly and easily bring poetry into the classroom.

Poetry for Children Blog
Dr. Sylvia Vardell brings expertise and passion to the field of children's and teen poetry.  She is a leader and innovator, who connects kids with poetry and poets.

Poem-a-Day is the original and only daily digital poetry series featuring over 200 new, previously unpublished poems by today’s talented poets each year. On weekdays, poems are accompanied by exclusive commentary by the poets. The series highlights classic poems on weekends.

NCTE: National Council of Teachers of English Excellence in Poetry Award
The National Council of Teachers of English wishes to recognize and foster excellence in children's poetry by encouraging its publication and by exploring ways to acquaint teachers and children with poetry through such means as publications, programs, and displays.

American Life in Poetry
American Life in Poetry provides newspapers and online publications with a free weekly column featuring contemporary American poems. The sole mission of this project is to promote poetry: American Life in Poetry seeks to create a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. There are no costs for reprinting the columns; we do require that you register your publication here and that the text of the column be reproduced without alteration.


Children's Poet Laureate

The current Children's Poet Laureate is Jacqueline Woodson. Find out about her poetry at: www.poetryfoundation.org/children/poet-laureate