Shakespeare in the Classroom!: An Educators Retreat with Nia Lynn
March 22 @ 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Workshop participants must be 18 years or older.
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“Shakespeare in the Classroom!” is a dynamic 5-hour workshop tailored for English and drama teachers, part of the Montague Shakespeare Festival. This Nia Lynn-led session aims to provide teachers with cutting-edge tools and strategies for teaching Shakespeare in a fun and approachable way that goes beyond conventional glossaries.
Innovative Teaching Techniques: Learn creative strategies to introduce Shakespeare’s works in a way that captivates and connects with students of various age groups.
Analyzing Shakespeare with Fun: Discover methods to analyze Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets that are both enjoyable and educational, fostering a deeper appreciation and understanding among students.
Practical Classroom Activities: The workshop includes various hands-on activities that can be directly applied in the classroom, making the learning process interactive and enjoyable.
Engagement Without Glossaries: Explore how to teach Shakespeare’s language and themes without relying heavily on glossaries, making his works more approachable and relatable for students.
Interactive Learning Approaches: Dive into interactive teaching methods that encourage active student participation, discussion, and exploration.
Building the Perfect Essay: Gain insights into guiding students to write insightful and original essays on Shakespeare’s works derived from their own understanding and enjoyment of the text.
“Shakespeare in the Classroom!” is more than just a professional development session; it’s an opportunity to transform how Shakespeare is taught and perceived in educational settings. This workshop aims to break down the barriers that often make Shakespeare’s works seem daunting to students, replacing them with a sense of excitement and discovery.
Join Nia Lynn for this enlightening workshop and redefine how you bring Shakespeare to life in your classroom. Foster a new generation of Shakespeare enthusiasts by making his timeless works accessible, enjoyable, and relevant.
Montague Shakespeare Festival