Shakespeare Teacher Programs

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Teaching Shakespeare Workshops, a partnership between the ESU and the world-renowned Folger Shakespeare Librarygive teachers nationwide the tools that they need to bring Shakespeare to life in their classrooms. These workshops are lead by experts from the Folger National Teacher Corps and focus on the Folger Four (scholarship, performance, curriculum and assessment). 

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2016 Teaching Shakespeare Workshop: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare 

A program of the English-Speaking Union

Co-sponsored by the Cleveland Public Library 

July 28, 2016
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Cleveland Public Library
325 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114

Registration Fee:
$50 (includes tuition and teaching materials)

Credit card or check (payable to "The English-Speaking Union") accepted.

Registration Deadline:
July 14, 2016

Julia Perlowski, Folger National Teacher Corps

This active workshop is designed for teachers of all stages and ages. Participants will learn highly effective techniques for connecting all students to Shakespeare's language. Teachers will collaboratively practice scaffolded strategies that get students reading closely, asking good questions and citing textual evidence.  Educators will not only workshop together, but also tour the special exhibition, First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare (the exhibition having made its way from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, to the Cleveland Public Library).  Participants will walk away with new knowledge about this historic book and its pedagogical possibilities in today's classrooms. 



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