Poetry Map Reveals a City’s Inner World

ARTS A new digital poetry map from the Toronto Public Library links city neighborhoods to the verse that has been written about them. (Toronto Star) Celebrate National Library Week and National Poetry Month with our diverse collection of of content about poems, poets, and poetry. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including a link to the Toronto Poetry Map and today’s … Continue reading Poetry Map Reveals a City’s Inner World

The World in a City

Toronto-based photographer and former high school geography and psychology teacher, Colin Boyd Shafer, stopped by National Geographic headquarters to talk about Cosmopolis Toronto, a documentary project that reveals the true diversity of Toronto through photography, stories, and mapping. See ideas below for how you, too, can connect your students to their communities and the world.   Can you find the world in one city? Inspired … Continue reading The World in a City