Poetry and creativity as a tool for consciousness raising
Below are poems – penned a number of years ago – I continue to draw upon them in my lessons to stimulate discussion and encourage learners to shape their ideas and emotions through language and creativity. The poems and the themes that arise from them still resonate as dialogic resources in the classes I teach.
Creativity and Transformation
Poetry and art can be drawn upon to engage learners in a critical dialogue.
- Using multimodal approaches which includes, poetry and images can be a tool for emotional expression and consciouness raising. The confidence that arises from creativity can be a source of enrichment and empowerment that flows through the learners lives.
Creativity opening a space for transformation.
After The Power Station Closed Down