On Teaching Shakespeare and Skinning Cats

by Adrin Fisher There’s more than one way to skin a cat. This gruesome proverb, with roots in Renaissance England, describes precisely how a teacher in the early twenty-first century should be teaching Shakespeare:  however she can. During my career, I’ve taught at least one play by The Bard per Read more…

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Unleashing Student Passion

Roughly two years ago, while doing some light reading, I stumbled upon the idea of Genius Hour in a text. Mentioned more or less in passing, it was enough to intrigue me, and I began looking into this idea of giving students class time to explore areas of interest. It Read more…

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