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A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]

A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC] | Romeo and Juliet | Scoop.it

But here’s the thing: the history of social media actually goes back a lot further, and its roots can be found in blogging, Google, AOL, ICQ, the beginnings of the world wide web and, perhaps surprisingly, CompuServe. 


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Can anyone predict the next 33 years of Social Media? We don’t know it but the History of Social Media belongs to our digital culture. Let’s meet  the pioneers of digital life. 

Ellen Dougherty's curator insight, August 8, 2015 8:49 PM

Can anyone predict the next 33 years of Social Media? We don’t know it but the History of Social Media belongs to our digital culture. Let’s meet  the pioneers of digital life. 

Margaret LibStudies's curator insight, October 22, 2015 12:33 AM

I remember geocities and ICQ, and my first blog was a Livejournal. Interesting to see how long some things have really been around for.

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Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet Part II: Crash Course English Literature #3

In which John Green returns to William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to explore the themes of true love, lust, and whether Romeo and Juliet were truly, deep...
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Part 2 of Crash Course - worth a look :)

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William Shakespeare Biography

William Shakespeare Biography | Romeo and Juliet | Scoop.it
William Shakespeare's works are known throughout the world, but his personal life is shrouded in mystery. Learn more at Biography.com.
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Good overview of life and times of the bard

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Read Shakespeare’s Plays as Modern English Ebooks

Below is a sample from our Modern Romeo & Juliet ebook:

Translated as an easy to read, exciting teenage novel
Follows the acts and scenes of the original Romeo & Juliet text
Allows you
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No Sweat Shakespeare is one of many great overview sites.  I've scopped the page where the play is retold using modern language but there are also sections where quotes are explained as well as scene by scene analysis.

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Romeo and Juliet

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Schmoop is a fantastic site written by students for students.  You'll find everything you need to know about the play, its setting and characters.

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Edward & Bella - Romeo & Juliet

A video montage using various clips of Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse. Featuring Edward (Rob Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart). Song is used as the mai...
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More Twilight versions of Romeo and Juliet with soundtrack to the 1996 film in background.

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New Moon - Edward Recites Shakespeare

The part in New Moon where Edward is reciting some lines from Shakespeare. Love this! Note: I do not own the rights to the clip, music, or any part of New Mo...
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If you like Twilight, you might enjoy this :)

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Dire Straits - Romeo and Juliet HD

The music video for Dire Straits' "Romeo and Juliet" from their album "Making Movies", released in 1980.
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An oldie but a goodie, fantastic lyrics.

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Romeo and Juliet: Character Map

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A map of characters in Romeo and Juliet 


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Good summary of character connections in Romeo and Juliet if you don't like reading the handout...

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Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting - Romeo & Juliet Part I: Crash Course English Literature #2

In which John Green examines Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare. John delves into the world of Bill Shakespeare's famous star-crossed lovers and examines ...
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Part one of two - once you get past his accent and the pace of the presentation, this provides a great overview of the text.

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Shakespeare Festival - Clemson University

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Take an online tour of the Globe Theatre - you probably need to flash installed to do this.  Think about how the place and time that Shakespeare's were performed impacted on stage directions, props, special effects, structure etc

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Romeo And Juliet Official Trailer #2 (2013) - Hailee Steinfeld, Paul Giamatti Movie HD

Subscribe to TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/sxaw6h Subscribe to COMING SOON: http://bit.ly/H2vZUn Like us on FACEBOOK: http://goo.gl/dHs73 Romeo And Juliet Official...
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I can not wait to see this! Trailer for the 2013 film version of the play rightfully dubbed the most dangerous love story ever told...

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ClassTools.net Interactive Learning Tool

Interactive Whiteboard educational quizzes and flash games for the school classroom
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Test yourself with this nifty wee interactive game where you have to work out whose side the characters are on - it might need flash to play so possibly not goof for ipads.

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize - Romeo and Juliet

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Context, Plot, Character, Dramatic effect, Themes, Language, Sample question.
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A great revision site created by the BBC. Bitesize has all your usual plot, setting and character analysis in small bites with the added benefit of tests you can do online. Very helpful.

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Romeo and Juliet Trailer

one of the best films I´ve ever seen most famous known love story
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Trailer for the Leonardo di Caprio and Claire Danes 1996 version - full noise, full on. Part rock opera, part love story. Love it or hate it, it's a classic now in it's own right.

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