Poetic Knowledge: Horse Sense in Our Classrooms

Robyn Burlew June 21, 2013

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2013


How do we prevent our students from simply learning facts about our subjects? Looking for ways to cultivate “poetic knowledge” is crucial in helping our students come to fuller understanding and appreciation of a topic. Application will be appropriate for all grade levels.


Classroom Strategies Subjects Teachers


Robyn Burlew
Robyn just completed her first year as Upper School Principal and Academic Dean at Veritas School in Richmond, Virginia, after serving for fifteen years at Covenant Christian Academy in Harrisburg, PA. She earned a BA in Biology from Houghton College and a M.Ed. in Integrated Curriculum and Instruction from Covenant College.

Other Contributions by Robyn Burlew

Seminar Weeks

Article - SCL Conference 2012

Education as Formation

Article - SCL Conference 2016

Mission Aligned Planning, Assignments, and Assessments

Article - SCL Summer Conference 2017

Poetic Knowledge: Horse Sense in Our Classrooms

Article - 2018 SCL Annual Conference

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