Filling My Bucket

By: Toni M. Poling There is something about the first few days of the month of May that makes me happy.  The air is perfumed with lilac and the books in my classroom windowsills are dappled with sunlight.  If there was a Maypole outside, I wouldn’t be able to resist Read more…

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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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