Appreciating Shak...
Follow
Find
62 views | +0 today
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

WWF Together – A Beautiful App About Endangered Animals

WWF Together – A Beautiful App About Endangered Animals | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Share Earlier today on FreeTech4Teachers.com I mentioned the WWF Together app. WWF Together is a free Android app and iPad app that features interactive stories about endangered animals around the ...
Rhondda Powling's insight:

Looks to be a great tool for younger students to learn about these animals

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Hamlet Mash Up (2013) - YouTube

Published on 7 May 2013
198 movies and TV shows quoting Hamlet in less than 15 minutes, because I thought that was funny.
These clips are extremely short (1-10 seconds are clipped out of each movie), and built into a new whole, so this falls legally under fair use.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre London; All The World's A Stage - YouTube

Visit http://www.breakslondon.com for more. Walking tour guide to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre London. Transcription: ... rebuilt recently but it was orig...
Rhondda Powling's insight:

Useful to explain Elizabethan theatre to students

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Shakespeare's antisemitic lines must be censored at times, says Rylance

Shakespeare's antisemitic lines must be censored at times, says Rylance | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Star of Wolf Hall, who used to run Globe theatre, says he has had to cut ‘something very antisemitic’ from Shakespeare’s plays at times
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Jump the Snark: To Tweet or not to Tweet

Jump the Snark: To Tweet or not to Tweet | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it

To paraphrase Shakespeare, that is the question. Would he have twittered? Would #WillonAvon have sent off sparks all day? What would this have done to his work?

Rhondda Powling's insight:

Forgot about this until reminded recently. A lovely way to play around with Shakespeare. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

What Would Shakespeare Tweet? We Imagine 12 Literary Legends on Twitter

What Would Shakespeare Tweet? We Imagine 12 Literary Legends on Twitter | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
In his new book, “Writing on the Wall,” The Economist’s digital editor Tom Standage looks back at “social media” throughout history, from the papyrus scrolls that carried communiqués in the days of the the Roman empire to the Tudor-era Devonshire...
Rhondda Powling's insight:

Another twist on a tried use of twitter. However hard to pick the short quote that epitomises the authors.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Rowan Atkinson Live - Pink tights and plenty of props - Jeremy Irons couldn't make it

An hilarious skit featuring Rowan Atkinson (in tights) illustrating the elements of Shakespearean drama... Jeremy Irons couldn't make it. --------- Selected ...
Rhondda Powling's insight:

A short skit featuring Rowan Atkinson illustrating some of the essential elements of Shakespearean drama.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Shakespeare sketch - A Small Rewrite

Live Shakespeare sketch called 'A Small Rewrite' made for Comic Relief, with Hugh Laurie as Shakespeare and Rowan Atkinson as the editor. E-mail Israelie88@g...
Rhondda Powling's insight:

Here’s ‘A Small Rewrite’ was made for Comic Relief and offers a new way to think about the writing of the play, Hamlet.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Shakespeare Fellowship

Shakespeare Fellowship | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Research and Discussion of the Shakespeare Authorship Question
Rhondda Powling's insight:

"The goals of the Shakespeare Fellowship include bringing the Shakespeare authorship debate to a world-wide audience via the Internet and stimulating a wide-ranging dialogue on the relevance of Shakespeare to the 21st century". It offer many links,articles adn access to discussion forums.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Shakespeare: Original pronunciation

Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language --- An introduction by David and Ben Crystal...
Rhondda Powling's insight:

"An introduction by David and Ben Crystal to the 'Original Pronunciation' production of Shakespeare and what they reveal about the history of the English language. "

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Macbeth Monologue

Macbeth Monologue | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Monologue - Act 5 Scene 7 (Just After Killing Young Siward)This monologue is situated in act 5 and scene 7. This is when Macbeth has just killed the Young Siward and Macduff is approaching. Macbeth...
Rhondda Powling's insight:

A reworking of the monologue

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Bad spelling flags work as Shakespeare’s

Bad spelling flags work as Shakespeare’s | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Misspellings and sloppy handwriting have solved a cold case dating back to the 16th century. Shakespeare's trademark misspelling and bad handwriting can be found throughout a play written by Thomas...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Shakespeare's Sonnet 116 - Kinetic Typography Animation ᴴᴰ - YouTube

This is an animated video of Sonnet 116 produced by Crescent Entertainment. The images produced in this video add a lot of drama to the sonnet. In class we talked about how the speech used in most of Shakespearean sonnets appeal to the senses, especially sight. I thought this take on Sonnet 116 provided interesting visuals for what the Poet was actually saying. This type of video could be an interesting idea for a possible Sonnet 2.0 project. - Jasmine Stevens

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Monty Python - Hamlet - YouTube

Uploaded on 25 May 2010

To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep.....

Rhondda Powling's insight:

A humorous take, by Monty Python Team, on who Hamlet is.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Shakespeare's antisemitic lines must be censored at times, says Rylance

Shakespeare's antisemitic lines must be censored at times, says Rylance | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Star of Wolf Hall, who used to run Globe theatre, says he has had to cut ‘something very antisemitic’ from Shakespeare’s plays at times

Interesting piece from The Guardian. "The actor Mark Rylance has said he has to cut out parts of Shakespeare's plays because they are antisemitic. The former artistic director of the Globe Theatre in London, who is starring in the BBC's Wolf Hall, said: "I don't think there's pressure [to remove] the bawdy jokes. He's bawdier a lot more times than people realise. "The pressures I feel are more for times where he will say something very antisemitic," he said."

Rhondda Powling's insight:

An interesting article

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Advertising Lab: If Shakespeare Had Twittered

Here's what the first nine lines of the "To be or not to be" passage would've looked like had Shakespeare crammed them into the 140 characters of Twitter. Love the "2 die, 2 zzz" part.  

Rhondda Powling's insight:

Good (fun) activity for students to try.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Share my-lesson-webinar-on-shakespeare

Breaking Down a Shakespearean Play with Storyboards Presented By: Rebecca Ray, Resident Teacher at Storyboard That and Aaron Sherman, Creator of Storyboard T...
Rhondda Powling's insight:

There are some great ideas for educating young people about Shakespeare. The different ideas would be easy to adapt to any classroom situation and allow students to explore and develop a deeper understanding of the plays, characterizations and structures.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Listen to Christian Camargo On Being Mercutio and Rewriting Shakespeare - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Listen to Christian Camargo On Being Mercutio and Rewriting Shakespeare - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Listen to Christian Camargo On Being Mercutio and Rewriting Shakespeare
Wall Street Journal (blog)
They give you a palatte. There is method acting. There is a lot of attention to Shakespeare and verse.
Rhondda Powling's insight:

One actor's take on playing the character Mercutio. A short piece with the opportunity to listen to some audio.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

BBC - Schools - Teachers - Off By Heart Shakespeare: Speech list

BBC - Schools - Teachers - Off By Heart Shakespeare: Speech list | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Choose from 18 Shakespearean speeches and find out how to take part in the Off By Heart Shakespeare contest for secondary schools in the UK
Rhondda Powling's insight:

This page offers links to see films of well-known people, past and present, performing 18 of Shakespeare's famous speeches. The plays include: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night's Dream, As you like it and Twelfth Night.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

BBC to digitise entire Shakespeare archive and make it freely available to those in education - Pocket-lint

BBC to digitise entire Shakespeare archive and make it freely available to those in education - Pocket-lint | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
The BBC has announced plans to digitise the entire library of Shakespeare content it has in its archives in time for the 400th anniversary of the Bard's
Rhondda Powling's insight:

What a great resource, especially is you can't go to England to get your Shakespearean experience

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

The Bard by the Numbers - Book Patrol

The Bard by the Numbers - Book Patrol | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
via NoSweatShakespeare
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Alan reads Shakespeare's Sonnet 130

Alan Rickman reads Shakespeare with his amazing voice! I added some pictures, I hope you like it ;-) SONNET 130 My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun; C...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rhondda Powling
Scoop.it!

Phrases We Owe to Shakespeare

Phrases We Owe to Shakespeare | Appreciating Shakespeare | Scoop.it
Becky, a 20-year-old English Lit geek living in London, scribbled out this list in a Moleskine notebook at 3 am a couple nights ago. She posted it on her Tumblr page, and within 24 hours, more than...
more...
No comment yet.