Active Tools for Teaching Shakespeare in the Classroom

Join us Saturday April 14, 2018 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)

Click here to register

Each three hour workshop includes:

  • Active, on your feet exercises for exploring the text and themes of Shakespeare’s work, led by Globe Education Practitioner Tas Emiabata, offered through the UC Davis School of Education
  • Materials and plans to apply exercises directly to specific texts for classwork
  • Discussion of applying exercises to CA Common Core Standards
  • Globe Education’s Creative Shakespeare, a guide to practical application of the practices for the classroom

Enrollment is strictly limited to 25 participants- reserve your place today!

For more information, please contact:

Michael Whistler
Managing Director, ACTS in the Classroom

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.

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