If you help guide classroom or workshop discussions focused on food, agriculture, farming, hunger, nutrition or related topics, you may want to tune in an upcoming webinar titled, "Poetry & Extension: Poetry as a tool in Extension Programs." It will be held on Thursday, Nov 5 from 2 - 3 pm East Coast Time US.
Hosted by the good folks at eXtension, the webinar is free, but registration is required.
Here's the link - https://connect.extension.org/event/poetry-and-extension-poetry-as-a-tool-in-extension-programs
Hiram Larew will be co-leading the discussion with Ronald David Myers of the University of Maryland's Cooperative Extension System where he serves as the Extension Educator for Anne Arundel and Prince George's County.
Ms. Ashley Shunk, a teacher in Honduras, included hunger poems by Aaron R and others, and information about Poetry X Hunger in a recent webinar. After presenting to the European Union's Scientix group, a community of science educators in Europe, she wrote that the 100 attendees enjoyed her remarks, and that many were interested in using poetry as a way to engage students and the public in discussions about the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially SDG 2 that calls for the end of hunger worldwide -- Zero Hunger.
PoetryXHunger's Dr. Hiram Larew and Poet Aaron R participated in the conference for agricultural educators organized by the Pennsylvania State University GLAG20. Here is more information about the conference. They talked about the role of poetry as a teaching resource and poet Aaron R presented his poem which won the World Food Day Poetry competition in 2018.
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