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Shakespeare Teacher Programs

Middle and high school teachers across the country learn performance-based approaches to teaching Shakespeare

 

Middle and high school teachers across the country learn performance-based approaches to teaching Shakespeare 

 

Middle and high school teachers across the country learn performance-based approaches to teaching Shakespeare

 

Middle and high school teachers across the country learn performance-based approaches to teaching Shakespeare

 
Please check back here in Winter/Spring 2015 for 2015 program dates and locations.
Shakespeare Teacher Intensives

Shakespeare Teacher Intensives, our partnership program with the world-renowned Folger Shakespeare Library, offer middle and high school English and drama teachers across the country performance-based professional development opportunities.

Through Shakespeare Teacher Intensives, educators:

  • learn text-based and performance-based approaches to teaching Shakespeare
  • master lesson plans and classroom activities from the Folger Shakespeare Library's Shakespeare Set Free book series that meet Common Core State Standards
  • engage in close reading of Shakespeare's text by performing scenes from the selected play
  • participate in scholarly discussions with renowned Shakespeare scholars
  • increase self-confidence and familiarity with Shakespeare's works

Through two-day intensive and interactive workshops, teachers learn the Folger's easily-adapted methods and receive materials designed to engage their students in the Bard's works.  Over the years, more than 750 educators from 26 states were energized and enriched with new methods to set Shakespeare free in their classrooms.


2014 shakespeare teacher intensives: Romeo and juliet

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