Tomorrow night at 7 PM EST, anyone who is anyone is the wild world of High School English will be tuned into the first Folger Master Class on teaching Romeo & Juliet. Just what is this wonderful opportunity you ask? Listen "to hear true shrift":
This one-hour professional development session will be stremed live to any computer, iPad, or Android device. You need only register ahead of time to be a part of the action.
You will be able to see, hear, and/or interact with:
- Two scholars:
- Gail Kern Paster, director emeritus of the Folger Library
- Ayanna Thompson, professor at George Washington University
- Actors in the Folger's current production of the play
- Teachers from around the country
On top of all of this dialogue, each participant receives a downloadable bevvy of materials for teaching the play.
This course is a history-maker for the library; it is the pilot of this new type of digital learning experience. the Library will be asking all who participate to complete a survey when the Master Class is over. If you are interested, please click this link to reach the registration page.
So, come be a part of the action as the Folger enters a brave new world that has such technological wonders in't.