Daily News Flash 735


Issue 735, 23 March 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/

Quote of the Day

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go

                                               – Dr. Seuss

How to Teach World Poetry Day

Whether it’s writing, performing or just enjoying poems, World Poetry Day on 21 March was established by Unesco as an opportunity to “reflect on the power of language and Continue reading >



Happy World Poetry Day! Getting Children Engaged

World Poetry Day is a day for celebrating the fantastic poets writing today, and for promoting poetry to a new generation. With that in mind, we’ve come up with 5 ways… Continue reading >

3 Poetry Apps for Kids

Rather than filling children’s minds with empty screen time, a key to the thoughtful use of technology is integrating it into everyday learning situation in a way that enhances activities. Since poetry is a... Continue reading >

To Cultivate Art and Mind is Also to Cultivate Peace on World Poetry Day

In a message paying tribute to all who bring the art to life, Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of UNESCO, recalled the words of poet... Continue reading >

‘It’s Given Me a Lot of Energy’: Children’s Laureate on Teaming Up With the Premier League to Save Literacy

For the last few months now, Children’s Laureate Lauren Child has been pouring over poems written by children between the ages 5-11… Continue reading >



Using Poetry to Support Literacy and Language Development

‘Poetry is the bridge that connects children to the relevance of writing, reading, learning, honesty and community. Passage on this… Continue reading >



How to Teach Poetry: Literacy Ideas

Poetry is a broad area of literature offering teachers and students the opportunity to both dip their toe or completely dive into creative… Continue reading >




Literacy and the Benefits of Poetry

My freshman year of college I had to take an academic seminar which was basically a how-to-do-college course… Continue reading >




Job Opportunity NEW!

1) Title: Program Operations Director

2) Organization: Room to Read (Vietnam Country Office)

3) Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

4) Application Date: N/A

What’s up


1) Event: World Literacy Summit 2018

2) Location: Oxford, UK

3) Date: 25-27 March, 2018

News Flash is sent to you by the Lifelong Learning and Literacy Team, Educational Innovation and Skills Development, UNESCO Bangkok, 920 Sukhumvit Rd., 10110, Phra Khanong, Khlong Toei, Thailand with generous support of Educate a Child (EAC)