Appalachian Studies

Marc Harshman Sings A Song for West Virginia that Every Teacher Should Hear

If you’re unfamiliar with the poetry of our extraordinarily talented West Virginia Poet Laureate, you need to add his work to your summer reading list this year.  Marc Harshman is a West Virginia state treasure. An accomplished children’s book author, Harshman has also published two collections of poetry, Green-Silver and Silent and Believe Read more…

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The Nearly Painless Summer Assignment

By Jeni Gearhart Summer. It is close enough I can smell the hotdogs, chlorine, and fresh cut grass. Ok, that smell might be coming from the neighbor’s house. They aren’t teachers spending Saturday morning grading papers, but I digress. As we are approaching the end of the 2016-2017 school year, Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago