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This introduction to Shakespeare from Alison Advanced Learning (Ireland) is a free online course, sponsored by advertisers. The course consists of 12 segments including an overview of Shakespeare’s themes, life and times, audiences, and literary devices as well as insight into Macbeth and Hamlet, among other works from the Bard of Avon.
The University of Washington Educational Outreach program offers Shakespeare’s Comedies in three parts, plus an introduction and conclusion.
This course, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education provides ASL translations of Twelfth Night in Flash video, as well as essays about Shakesepeare’s life and career, his theater, and lesson plans for teachers.
This digital collection features pre-
This course (MIT 21L.009)offers videos of lectures and PDFs of assignments from MIT professors Diana Henderson, Peter S. Donaldson, and Shankar Raman and offers analysis of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, Hamlet, Henry IV & V, King Lear and The Tempest.
This course (MIT 21L.010), taught by Prof. Diana Henderson promises to “use Shakespeare's own words to arm you "with audacity" and a similar ability to make logical, compelling arguments, in speech and in writing.”
This course sponsored by Batavia University and taught by Professor James Hunter of Edgewood College covers nine of Shakespeare’s plays, two histories, three tragedies, three comedies, and one romance. ($1 donation required.)
This, the world’s premier Shakespeare Library,offers lesson plans, teacher workshops, links to online resources, and games and puzzles for kids.
Actor, director, producer, and teacher, Michael Kelly (with the Stratford Festival in Canada) helped develop this youth oriented company dedicated to educating children through the performance and study of Shakespeare.
Lessons, activities, and resources compiled from K-
Shakespeare After All
Shakespeare: His Life and Work
The American Sign Language Shakespeare Project
The Shakespeare Quartos Archive
Writing With Shakespeare
Introduction to Shakespeare
Folger Shakespeare Library
Shakespeare in Action