By Deborah Gascon When I introduced myself as one of the master teachers (the other was the fabulous Michael LoMonico) to the 29 teachers participating in the Folger’s first Summer Academy, I told them the Folger was a magical place. I thought about the unicorn painted on a screen on the ceiling of the Folger… Continue Reading »
Summer Academy participant Jennie Brown shares her experience at the mid-way point of Summer Academy 2015 which took place from July 5-10, 2015. By Jennie Brown Where do I even begin to describe my experience so far (only on day 3!) of the Teaching Shakespeare Institute’s Summer Academy 2015 at the Folger Shakespeare Library in… Continue Reading »
By Folger Education Over the course of 2016 we are bringing the First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare to all 50 states, plus D.C. and Puerto Rico. In less than six months this nationwide tour kicks off at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, the Sam Noble Museum in Oklahoma, and the… Continue Reading »
By Folger Education Last week 29 teachers joined for a week-long Summer Academy on Hamlet. Check out how much fun we had.
By Folger Education We’re in the middle of our first-ever Summer Academy: a jam-packed week of learning with 29 passionate teachers from all kinds of schools all over the country. You’ll be hearing from them in the coming months as they reflect on their time at the Folger and take this week’s big ideas… Continue Reading »
By Greta Brasgalla This year, I became the English Instructional Coach at my school. My job includes creating and modeling lessons for a huge English department (we have over 3000 students in grades 10-12). One of the best activities that I modeled was using the prompt book. Of all of the Folger activities, this… Continue Reading »