Kwame Alexander

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‘The Book Party’ — A Poem by Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander February 8th, 2016

Poet, educator and author Kwame Alexander, in anticipation of joining Scholastic and speaking at our Scholastic Education 2016 Reading Summit next week, has penned the...

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List Poetry and the Art of Classroom Storytelling

Kwame Alexander November 24th, 2015

Did you know that you’re a storyteller? All teachers are—every time we explain our instructional plans for the day, help our students understand photosynthesis,

Why We Need More Poetry in Schools

Kwame Alexander August 19th, 2015

Below is an excerpt from an article I co-wrote with Chris Colderley, "Making Words Dance," in this month's Language Magazine, August 2015.