Need Some Teaching Advice? Let’s Ask Shakespeare

Statue of William Shakespeare in London's Leicester Square
Credit: iStock.com/Lisi Sutil
Reason 9,341 why I love being a Shakespearean? One-liners for every classroom occasion. Prepping for an exam? “The readiness is all!” Choosing essay topics? “Study what you most affect!” Student snoozing in the third row? “Sleep no more!” Some of Shakespeare’s phrases have proven so handy over the years that I’ve adopted them as personal teaching mantras. Here are my favorites.

To continue reading, you must be a Teaching Professor Subscriber. Please log in or sign up for full access.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Articles

I have two loves: teaching and learning. Although I love them for different reasons, I’ve been passionate about...
There are a myriad of answers to this seemingly simple question. Grading probably comes to mind for many...
Fears of disingenuous work, fraudulent and stolen information, and theft of intellectual property have been swirling around education...
Students often struggle academically due to an inability to organize their lives around achievable goals. Students beyond early...
Hey, you. Yes, you. When was the last time you told your students, colleagues, or (gulp) administrators how...

For online faculty, I think it’s more important than ever to be conspicuously human...

Back when I was an undergraduate, students were thought to drop out of college because either they failed...

Are you signed up for free weekly Teaching Professor updates?

You'll get notified of the newest articles.

The Teaching Professor Conference 2024

June 7-9, 2024 • New Orleans

Connect with Fellow Educators at The Teaching Professor Conference!