Education

NECC Inspires PR Poetry

By Katie Ash — May 20, 2009 1 min read

With the National Educational Computing Conference, or NECC, about a month and a half away, my inbox is currently being flooded with invitations from various ed. tech. public relations firms, hoping to garner some time to meet with their clients. And perhaps it is because of this sudden influx of requests that at least one PR group has decided to do something to stand out from the crowd. Instead of PR pitches, they’re writing rhyming couplets, inspired by NECC. I should say up front that this is in no way an endorsement, just something I’d like to share.

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I have to say, the meter leaves something to be desired, but it definitely caught our attention, if only for its creativity.

But let’s hear from the poetry critics out there. What do you think? Should this poem be slammed or applauded?

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Digital Education blog.