Iowa Council of Teachers of English

Ninth-graders in action in Danae Diekens classroom.

Five Paragraph Death Punch, Revisited

Danae Dieken, Teacher Writer
November 17, 2023
Bubbles Up: A Path Forward

Bubbles Up: A Path Forward

Nikki Smith, Teacher Writer
October 29, 2023
The poets children equate bedtime with books.

Three-year-old Bedtime

Nikki Smith, Teacher Writer
May 27, 2023
Darkened School

Outside the Darkened School

Rex Muston, Teacher Writer
April 17, 2023
I Struggle

I Struggle

Erika Bass, Teacher-Writer
February 7, 2023
November Morning

November Supplication

Rex Muston, Teacher Writer
December 13, 2022
Handmade bookmark by student Addie W.


Skip Olson, Teacher Writer
November 23, 2022
A visit to his grandmothers bedroom sparked Brandon Baggetts poem.

GG: A Poem

Brandon Baggett, Teacher Writer
October 28, 2022
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