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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). 

 
THIS WORKSHOP IS now FULL.  
TO BE PUT ON THE WAIT LIST, EMAIL SHAKESPEARE@ESUUS.ORG.

Teaching Shakespeare Workshop

Kansas City Public Library
Central Branch
June 15, 2016

A program of the English-Speaking Union
and the Folger Shakespeare Library
 

    What's included:

  • Visit to the Folger exhibition: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare
  • Full‐day professional learning session with a Master Teacher from the Folger National Teacher Corps
  • Lively, hands-on practice with techniques that work with all kinds of students in all kinds of classrooms
  •  Teachers learn how to get students on their feet and into complex texts in minutes
  • Master skills outlined in the Common Core
  • Curriculum materials created for the English-Speaking Union including classroom activities, lesson plans, access to videos and audio clips from the Folger's collection and essays by Shakespeare scholars
  • Video created by the Folger exclusively for the workshop
  • Information and specific lessons for preparing students for the English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition
  • Certificate for Teacher Continuing Education Credits

Registration Fee: $50 (includes teaching materials)

Workshop limited to 35 teachers

Register Here 

ESU-Folger Teaching Shakespeare Workshop sponsored in part by: