Active Tools for Teaching Shakespeare in the Classroom
Join us Saturday April 14th as ACTS in the Classroom hosts two CPD workshops with Tas Emiabata from Shakespeare’s Globe
Visiting Globe Education Practitioner Tas Emiabata will lead two workshops in Active Tools for Teaching Shakespeare in the Classroom designed specifically for teachers in grades 9-12 in English/Language Arts and Social Sciences:
Romeo and Juliet: The Language of Love and Hate
Morning Session: 9:30am – 1:00, Saturday April 14th
English /Language Arts: Unlocking Verse · Conflict made Alive · Poetry and Communication
The Merchant of Venice: Justice and Mercy
Afternoon Session: 2:30pm-6:00pm, Saturday April 14th
Social Sciences: Character and Language · Bullying · The Outsider
Location: UC Davis Conference Center, Davis CA
Fee: $175 per participant per session
Register before February 15, 2018 – $150 per participant.
Register for both- $325 ($275 before 2/15/2018)
For over a decade, UC Davis School of Education has worked to bring the teaching practices of Globe Education, Shakespeare’s Globe to teachers and students in the United States, touching hundreds of teachers, and tens of thousands of students. The new American Center of Teaching Shakespeare in the Classroom (ACTS in the Classroom) at UC Davis School of Education continues this work, sharing active, immersive, teaching practices to encourage natural curiosity, courage, agency, and empathy to unlock literacy skills and more for students and teachers. Globe Education Practitioners will lead these unique and impactful workshops, giving teachers tool for helping students to “Live” their way into comprehension of Shakespeare’s work.
Tas Emiabata, Globe Education Practitioner, has worked extensively with Shakespeare’s Globe, London, and brings a wide array knowledge and experience of verse drama specializing in the work of Shakespeare. Tas has extensive experience working with a vast range of participants with diverse needs; students, teachers, workshop facilitators, and adults. He has shared his workshops internationally, and is conversant with the US Common Core ELA Standards.