The School of Education’s partner,
Shakespeare’s Globe, offers wonderful online resources from their
Globe Education programs. Globe Education works with schools
throughout the UK and internationally to bring Shakespeare’s
language, stories and characters to students of all ages and
abilities. Some of their resources include:
IT – Download the Shakespeare’s Globe 360 app here
to experience Shakespeare’s Globe as never before. Packed
with interesting facts, videos and photos; the free app allows
anyone in the world to explore a virtual version of the world’s
most iconic theatre.
IT – Direct a Shakespeare scene at the Globe from your
desktop or tablet. Staging It is an interactive film maker that
allows you to understand Shakespeare’s text from a director’s
point of view and virtually stage a scene at the Globe theatre.
TEACH IT – You can
search, save, and organize online materials from Globe Education
and Shakespeare’s Globe—or share them via social media. The
website allows teachers and family to create and organize
personal libraries of favorite teaching tools and materials.
SHARE IT –
Downloadable fact sheets can give context and quick facts about
Shakespeare’s times and world for easy sharing as a handout—or
add insight and graphics to your lectures, presentations, and
EXPLORE IT –
Surf interactive microsites about many of Shakespeare’s
plays—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, Taming of the Shrew,
Romeo and Juliet and more—with synopses, character
descriptions…there are even online tools to identify word play,
test comprehension, engage in chat and more.
PLAY IT – Meet
the “Beasts of Shakespeare” on Globe Playground, a fun
and engaging sandbox of games and activities around Shakespeare
and his plays, for young people and early learners.