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Video: Teaching Richard Blanco's "Looking for the Gulf Motel"

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Madeleine Fuchs Holzer

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March 30, 2017


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Watch Education Ambassador Richard Blanco, Educator in Residence Mady Holzer, and Harvard Professor Lisa New discuss Blanco’s poem “Looking for the Gulf Motel” and how to teach it in the classroom.
"Memory and Longing: 'Looking for the Gulf Motel' by Richard Blanco"

"Poetry and Pedagogy with the American Academy of Poets"

These videos were produced for Poetry in America for Teachers, a professional development course designed for K-12 educators and offered in partnership between Poetry in America and Harvard University.