A great collection of activities for the first day of school.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater has printable handbooks for many of Shakespeare's plays. "Each of our entirely original teacher handbooks includes active, engaging teaching activities, 400 years of critical thinking, synopses, and much more. Teaching activities—all aligned with the Common Core State Standards—are designed to draw upon some of the same practices and techniques that actors use in the rehearsal process to break open Shakespeare's challenging language."
What did Shakespeare get right about history? What did he get wrong?
My favorite part of Shakespeare's Sonnets for iPad? It's not one thing. All the scholars/readers disagree about it. http://t.co/mxYv7B2y
March madness for Shakespeareans. Is #1seed Henry V ready for #4 Rosalind's wit? http://t.co/qW0QfJzy
Teaching Artists from some of the world’s most respected Shakespeare Theatres shared active and playful approaches to enliven the teaching of Shakespeare. The weekend was presented by the UC Davis School of Education and the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at UC Davis in association with Globe Education (Shakespeare’s Globe, London) and the Shakespeare Theatre Association.
What happens when we rely on translations instead of Shakespeare's language? I completely agree with this article.
Listening to Civil War Voices. The influence of #Shakespeare is seen in speeches & letters home from 150 years ago. http://t.co/tjnp70Y
Rafe Esquith's elementary school students embody best practices for Shakespeare.
Reading Shakespeare makes you smarter!
Glenda Funk shares some performance pedagogy techniques designed to get students out of their desk and on their feet.
Shakespeare coined a lot of phrases and words we still commonly use today.
"This web site is for the intelligent nonspecialist who doesn't know what to make of these challenges to Shakespeare's authorship. Oxfordian books can be deceptively convincing to a reader who is unaware of the relevant historical background and unused to the rhetorical tricks used by Oxfordians. Our aim is to provide context where needed, expose misinformation passed off by Oxfordians as fact, and in general show the nonspecialist reader why professional Shakespeare scholars have so little regard for Oxfordian claims. "
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