Reflecting On the Impact Laura’s Poetry Had On Students and Teachers Over the Years Since the founding of the Theater and Poetry Project in 1988, international award-winning poet Laura Boss has been a vital part of the Poets-in-the-Schools program. Year after year, she took on every workshop offered to her, and shared her kindness, grace, […]
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The results are in! Judges have made their selections for this year’s contest. See the complete list of winners and honorable mention recipients here. To all participants and teachers, the Theater and Poetry Project would like to thank you for your participation in the 2021 Paterson Student Poetry Contest. It was an honor to have […]
West African Drummer showed Paterson students a new way to celebrate Black History Month.
The Initial Challenge With remote learning in Paterson and around the country dragging on into the new year—longer than any of us expected—how can we continue to engage and inspire students virtually? Poetry presented in a relevant way may just be the antidote to too-much-screen-time fatigue. Enter reg e gaines, Tony and Grammy award-nominated teaching […]