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Monthly Archives: December 2009

We Need a Little Shakespeare

So ’tis the season to be jolly and maybe think about Shakespeare.  Here are a few tidbits for your holiday pleasure. LETTERS TO SANTA WRITTEN BY SHAKESPEARE CHARACTERS At the end of act 2, scene 7, Shakespeare gave us a lovely song, “Blow, blow, thou winter wind” with the great line “”Heigh Ho, the Holly.”… Continue Reading »

New Shakespeare Set Free Toolkit Unveiled at NCTE

Imagine everything you needed to get started teaching Shakespeare all in one place. This summer, Folger Education developed exactly that in our newest teaching resource, the  Shakespeare Set Free: Doing Shakespeare Right toolkit. We unveiled the toolkit at last month’s NCTE Convention in Philadelphia.  Teachers were incredibly excited and are already seeing success in the… Continue Reading »