Sue Dymoke

Poetry: Write, Read, Perform, Listen, Teach

‘Poetry is a mindful activity’

That’s what one of Brenda Ainsley’s students at Kibworth High School thought. Find out more about how poetry can make you think & about Brenda’s work on Gothic Poetry & … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Poems should give us pictures in our head’

Children from Torriano Infants School (in Sue Ellis and Amy Clifford’s chapter, Making Poetry Happen). If you want to know come to the workshop at Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 18th April

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Post-16 Poetry teaching

I picked up a wonderful ‘free word’ postcard from the Free Word Centre this summer. My word was ‘Phrontistery‘ (Noun) A thinking place; an establishment for study and learning’. It … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ars poetica and the 21st-century English/literacy classroom

Final call for English Teaching Practice and Critique: Ars poetica and the 21st-century English/literacy classroom We have received some very interesting abstracts so far and would love to receive many more … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Taking the plunge

Blogging and poetry: do they go together? We shall see! Let’s hope this blog doesn’t eat into the poetry thinking and writing time. At the moment it feels like I’m … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

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