Wilderness School, SA
Queensland poet, Zenobia Frost, took a virtual excursion to Wilderness School in South Australia as part of Red Room Poetry Object. Zenobia was first commissioned by The Red Room Company to write a 'talismanic' poem for the Poetry Object in 2013. Her poem, 'Civic Duty', inspired by the now extinct Civic Video store near her house, was one of the more curious objects of the project and sparked a lot of interest from Year 8 students at Wilderness School.
The seed for this Skype reading session was planted by English Teacher, Ann Rooney. Ann approached Red Room with the idea of creating a virtual excursion to engage students in 'an authentic interaction with a poet'. Read about their ICT experience on our education blog.
To find out more about hosting a virtual workshop contact Dr Tamryn Bennett firstname.lastname@example.org