Sunday, November 11, 2012

Check out Kevin Brookhouser's YouTube video about Dramatic Irony in "The Scottish Play"

Kevin Brookhouser is a English teacher in California.  He is a Google Certified Teacher and  Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer.

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Be sure to watch and share Kevin's newest video project- Writing Felonies.

Thank you Kevin for all you inspiring ideas for teachers and students.

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Dear Photograph Website- A resources for helping actors understand creating memories.

Dear Photograph website by Taylor Jones 

Mashable- 'Dear Photograph' Turns 1, Spawns Book, Prepares for App Launch | Dear Photograph |

I find as a Theatre teacher working with high school age actors, one of the hardest challenges is helping student create memories for their characters.  Our students sometimes don't have that life experience to have a full understanding of what they need to portray on stage.

I came across the Dear Photograph website and I found it moving and touching. It provides such a strong visual representation of  memory and emotion.  It could be a great place for student actors to go to for inspiration for their character past.  

An example, a student playing Tom in Glass Menagerie