Tag Archives: social change

Frog Hollow Poetry Exhibit

The Seattle classes have collaborated on a poetry exhibition in the hallway art gallery at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. If you’re in Delridge, drop on by! We wrote and illustrated poems largely on the theme of wishes and dreams in … Continue reading

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Writing as Witnessing: writing about the Snoqualmie River salmon run

All writing is about something. When you teach writing, the world just pours in. And in return, writing can influence the world. Experiencing the power of writing as a way of witnessing¬†is very exciting to most of my students. Children … Continue reading

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Letters for Change

Writing is at its essence communication. However, unlike much communication, writing can cross barriers of time and space¬†and society. Most of us will never sit down for a chat with the president, but we can send him a letter, which … Continue reading

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