Romeo, Juliet, and the Suicide Discussion

Romeo & Juliet is often a teen's first introduction to Shakespeare. This is a logical decision given that the two protagonists are quintessential teens. It gives the students someone to relate to. However, in recent years we have become more aware of how portraying suicide within the media effects young people suffering from depression. The … Continue reading Romeo, Juliet, and the Suicide Discussion

No More Excuses!

Alright, so I am officially a Master and as such can not use school work as an excuse for not posting. I am still trying to decide if it is better to post something (anything) regularly, or only post when I have something worthwhile to say... maybe I'll post on that life struggle another day... … Continue reading No More Excuses!

An Interesting Approach to Literature

  I think a fun project like this would be an excellent way to explore Shakespeare as well. I am considering exploring activities like this in a video blog to accompany by written one.   What are some other video activities I could explore?

Differences

I was contemplating some the big ideas that seem¬†rampant in our world and media today: discrimination. There is racism, sexism, anti-semitism, bullying, homophobia, etc.¬†How can we stop it? I think the best answer came from Morgan Freeman; he said "We stop talking about it." What could be the benefits of that? If we stop talking … Continue reading Differences