Express Yourself: Professional Development

January 01, 2002 1 min read

Teacher Magazine examines a pair of professional development programs that seek to help teachers reach their students through age-old arts.

Voice Lessons
Students and teachers are roaring, bellowing, and croaking as they spin age-old yarns in New Jersey classrooms, thanks to Storytelling Arts Inc. But the nonprofit’s main goal is to inspire low-income kids to master the language arts.

Days Of Wine And Poems
At a conference in California’s Sonoma Valley, educators savor the local food and drink while learning how to instill in kids an appreciation of poetry.