Students Don’t Know Shakespeare?

I came across a news article today that said a recent study found that one-third of British students didn’t know who Shakespeare was. I was immediately incredulous because frankly most journalists are terrible at covering scientific studies, so I decided to give it a closer read. Basically, the study gave 1,000 students aged 11 to … Continue reading Students Don’t Know Shakespeare?

Activity Idea: Clapping Out the Rhythm

I know this activity has been done in many a classroom and children's theater group, but I think it deserves some more recognition. There is plenty of research to support how beneficial hands-on activities can be for children's learning. Kids are so tactile and exploratory by nature that these types of activities can help the … Continue reading Activity Idea: Clapping Out the Rhythm