The Stratford Festival in Canada is commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death by making his plays accessible to a generation raised on the Internet. The festival has unveiled an online teaching platform that will include each of Shakespeare’s scripts, a film clip of every scene, and notes to understand each piece of dialogue.
Letters to the Next President 2.0 engages and connects youth aged 13–18, as they research, write, and make media to voice their opinions on issues that matter to them in the upcoming election. Throughout the spring, KQED Education will host a series of multimedia skill-building activities, called Media Makes, for teachers and students to practice digital media making that facilitates dialogue around critical issues in this election.
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