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with Sheila Clark-Edmands
Take this opportunity to improve brain health, cognition, creativity, and connectivity to others by joining a poetry workshop. You will create one of the oldest poetic forms, Haiku. You will be led to success during the first session, and after writing your own Haiku, will have an opportunity to share or just listen during a second session. Second session is optional. Learn the history of Haiku, its form, health benefits, and an easy formula for creation of poems that will delight you and others.
Sheila is the author of a research based, multi-sensory National Reading and Written Language Program for struggling readers grades pre-K to H.S. used extensively in public and private schools throughout the United States. She has served as a National Educational Reading and Written Language Consultant training thousands of teachers, Key Speaker at state and National Reading Conferences, Special Education Administrator, College Professor and teacher. After 50+ years in the field of early childhood, early adolescent, and young adult education, Sheila recently rewired vs retired and is now passionate about offering information for seniors in the areas of Mindfulness, Brain Development, Nutrition, and Laughter so we may all move forward in healthy, positive ways. She is a devoted life-long learner and teacher who loves sharing all she learns.
June 9 10-11:30 Learn and practice Haiku
June 16 10-11 Opportunity to share