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Teaching Shakespeare: a Conversation with David Rickert


I love teaching Shakespeare, and I LOVE discovering new and innovative ways to engage students in the material. I’ve talked before about teaching Shakespeare’s language or using abridged versions for in-class productions. I’ve even shared how my 9th graders put on a full production for the middle school! Today, I’m so excited to share about one more way I get…

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Cat Hellisen Talks Writing, Revision, and Beastkeeper


In today’s post, I’m talking with Cat Hellisen, author of When the Sea is Rising Red, to talk about writing, reading, and her brand new book, Beastkeeper. When we pick up a book or watch a movie, we want to be lost in the new world and story that the writers have constructed for us. It’s often easy to forget…

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