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Making Shakespeare Pop!

The most famous pop phenom is everywhere in modern culture & classrooms.

Members: 304
Latest Activity: Nov 18

Here's a bank of discussion forum posts thus far...
COMEDIES Love’s Labors Lost (1588) Comedy of Errors (1589)
Two Gentlemen from Verona (1590)
Taming of the Shrew (1594)
Midsummer Night’s Dream (1594) - 1
Much Ado About Nothing (1598)
Merry Wives of Windsor (1597)
As You Like It (1600)
Twelfth Night (1601)
All’s Well That Ends Well (1602)
Measure for Measure (1604)

HISTORIES
Henry VI Part I (1591)
Henry VI Part II (1591)
Henry VI Part III (1591)
Richard III (1593)
King John (1595)
Richard II (1595)
Henry IV Part I (1596)
Henry IV Part II (1596)
Henry V (1599)
Julius Caesar (1599) - 1
Antony and Cleopatra (1606)
Henry VIII (1612)

TRAGI-COMEDY/ROMANCE
Merchant of Venice (1597)
Pericles (1608)
Cymbeline (1609)
Winter’s Tale (1610)
The Tempest (1611)

TRAGEDIES
Romeo and Juliet (1591) - 1
Titus Andronicus (1592)
Hamlet (1600) - 1, 2
Othello (1604) - 1
King Lear (1605) - 1
Macbeth (1606) - 1
Timon of Athens (1607)
Coriolanus (1608)

ELIZABETHAN CULTURE
Cross-Dressing Actors - 1

SONNETS
Pending

GENERAL RESOURCES
Web Resources for Teachers - 1, 2, 3, 4
Shakespeare In Modern Culture - 1
Shakespeare and Film - 1, 2
Shakespeare and Language - 1
Contests - 1

Note: Index Updated 10.26.09

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Comment by Ryan Goble on September 20, 2012 at 4:34pm

Laura thanks so much for sharing that resource! Do consider putting it up above in the discussion forum as things on the wall tend to get buried and lost over time plus if you post in the discussion forum it will be shared during a week in review! 

Comment by Laura Turchi on September 20, 2012 at 12:37pm

I'm just back from the Worlds Together conference in London.

This is the myShakespeare link

"measuring Shakespeare's digital heartbeat."

I'm a teacher ed person about to team-teach a "Teaching Shakespeare" class with a Shakespeare scholar (rock star Ayanna Thompson - here's a link to her book).

I'm interested in all things that may help us talk about teaching Shakespeare in the desert... Laura Turchi

Comment by Ryan Goble on October 30, 2011 at 9:46am
Well the NYT people are probably more to thank - but I'll take the credit :)
Comment by Rachel on October 29, 2011 at 10:39pm
@Ryan, thanks for the NY times learning link-so helpful
Comment by Ryan Goble on August 2, 2010 at 1:04pm
I will add this resource above soon - in the meantime check out the this Retweet from the main page -

RT @NYTimesLearning: MASSIVE collection of NYT resources for #teaching #shakespeare! http://nyti.ms/9M5yTR part of great lit week on the NYT Learning Network!
Comment by Ryan Goble on April 28, 2010 at 10:12am
Humm, it should be right above us - in the discussion forum - I don't see it up above.

You should just be able to click "+ Start Discussion" and add the resource to the forum.
Comment by Kirsten Cappy on April 28, 2010 at 10:06am
Not e-cranky in the least! I am a long time embedder, put was distracted by the 'where'...Did I put in the right place?
Comment by Ryan Goble on April 28, 2010 at 9:58am
I think everyone organizes their Ning differently - that's just what I've seen as working well to keep our resources organized here.

The embedding video skillz - those are very transferable to all kinds of Nings, wikis and blogs :) It isn't a big deal - and I hope my e-tone didn't sound cranky - just something worth saving above!! Very cute clip / book concept!
Comment by Kirsten Cappy on April 28, 2010 at 9:52am
Thanks Ryan. Still a Ning-baby, I am!
Comment by Ryan Goble on April 28, 2010 at 9:38am
Kristen - thanks for sharing that - you might consider (pretty please) moving the video up into the discussion forum and embedding the video here!! Just remember to embed the video code with the HTML tab clicked.

That is the kind of resource we wouldn't want to get buried in the comment wall! If you post it up there other folks can easily find it, I can share it during the week in review AND I can link it to the Hamlet resources!!

You can pull the embed code by using this button on the YouTube videos..

 

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