Resources

To support classroom teaching, Bell Shakespeare offers teachers a range of comprehensive, open access, online Shakespeare resources. 

Online Learning Packs
Below, you will find comprehensive Teacher Packs for all of our current and past in-schools performances and in-theatre productions. Each pack contains a synopsis, historical information, character analysis, thematic discussion, designs, interviews, pre- and post-show classroom activities and much more.

Shakespeare Unbound | ABC Splash
Watch a selection of Shakespeare’s greatest scenes and soliloquies performed by Bell Shakespeare artists including John Bell, Kate Mulvany and Miranda Tapsell. This suite of high quality videos includes companion interview videos with the artists. Made for schools by Bell Shakespeare and ABC Splash, and available at education.abc.net.au

Starting Shakespeare
Winner Best Educational App – ATOM Awards. A unique iPad app from Deeper Richer and Bell Shakespeare.

For Years 3 – 6, focusing on Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Starting Shakespeare is a fun, accessible and rich learning resource for you and your students. Aligned to the Australian Curriculum and featuring Bell Shakespeare artists including John Bell, the app includes playful videos, engaging retellings, character profiles, historical information, active learning journeys and a comprehensive iBook for teachers.

  • Suits Years 3 – 6
  • Cost $7.99. No GST.
  • Available from iTunes App Store on iOS (iPad only)
  • Enrol in Apple’s Volume Purchasing Program for Education to receive a 50% discount when you purchase 20 or more copies

Bell Shakespeare Teacher Network
Have you joined our national teacher network on Facebook? Network with teachers across Australia, share inspiring articles and resources, discuss new ideas for teaching Shakespeare, and be the first to hear about Bell Shakespeare news and opportunities for you and your students.

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