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Introduce myShakespeare to your students!

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Fun fact: You may know I was an English major. You may not know that my serious focus was 16th century poetry and drama. My favorite course ever was Shakespeare’s Problem Plays. Not every student I’ve met over the years felt the same draw to Shakespeare. The play is just not every kid’s thing. The […]

Shakespeare Documented

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This year marks the 400 anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. One way to celebrate this significant commemoration is to explore Shakespeare Documented, the largest and most authoritative resource for learning about primary sources surrounding the life and career of William Shakespeare.  A collaboration among more than 30 partners including the Bodleian Libraries at […]

JSTOR is even more librarian- and classroom-friendly

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This news from JSTOR makes me want to be a high school librarian again! If like me, you work or have worked with high school students and teachers who crave a challenge or lean toward the scholarly, you’ll be interested in the new developments from our friends at JSTOR. Officially launched in September, Research Basics […]

R & J remixed and enriched!

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A thousand times good day! I discovered Interactive Folio: Romeo and Juliet from my Diigo in Education group this week and I am in love. This may be one potion to cure the star-crossed relationship some of my students experience with the Bard.  I want to take all my Shakespeare with a pinch of Canadian […]