Diana D'Emeraude

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Diana D'Emeraude
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Shakespeare is FUN and Puppets are MAGIC!
 
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This is a short piece they can memorize, enact, and even perform as a class, in pairs, or individually. I've been teaching Shakespeare to my 800+ K-5 students for four years now. After taking classes from the Folgers Shakespeare Library and
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Using skills I've learned by teaching theatre in the elementary school for many years, I enhance what they do by teaching students to enact three of them: "Hey Diddle Diddle"," Little Miss Muffet", and "Old King Cole" (each posted separately). We
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When I first started teaching elementary school theatre arts/creative dramatics, I was surprised that some students’ first response was to “whop/hit” the closest student to them. I then tried listing rules before handing out puppets; but they didn’t
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This, and my other cut scenes, use Shakespeare's words. They've been cut so my 4th & 5th grade classes can perform several during one 50 minute class. I've been teaching Shakespeare to my 800+ K-5 students for four years. After taking classes
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This scene has been cut to two pages without the notes and only has the couples in it. It is in iambic pentameter, has Shakespeare's words, and much of it rhymes. I've been teaching Shakespeare to my 800+ K-5 students for four years now. After
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Using skills I've learned by teaching theatre in the elementary school for many years, I enhance what they do by teaching students to enact three of them: Hey Diddle Diddle, Little Miss Muffet, and Old King Cole (each posted separately). . We also
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This, and my other cut scenes, use Shakespeare's words. They've been cut so my 4th & 5th grade classes can perform several during one 50 minute class. I've been teaching Shakespeare to my 800+ K-5 students for four years now. After taking
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This is two deeply cut scripts of this scene. They are one and two pages. I've been teaching Shakespeare to my 800+ K-5 students for four years now. After taking classes from the Folgers Shakespeare Library and receiving an NEH grant to study in
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Research has shown that puppets are excellent tools for teaching. I have been able to purchase hundreds of dollars of puppets via grants. Here is a page of links for documentation that could be used to write grants on the importance of puppets.
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This is two versions of Prospero ordering Caliban to go fetch wood. One is about one page and the other 3/4 of a page. I've been teaching Shakespeare to my 800+ K-5 students for four years now. After taking classes from the Folgers Shakespeare
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

12 years teaching elementary theatre (public schools) in Texas. (currently to 800+ K-5 students) 10 years teaching special education in Texas. 1 year teaching Early Childhood in London, England. 2 years teaching ESL in Tokyo, Japan. Besides classroom plays, directed several after-school musicals of 50 - 75 K-5 students. Have been awarded many grants. Have taught many teacher workshops at local and state level.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on... it's Theatre! The more colorful and creative, the better!!!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Leander Independent School District (LISD), Curriculum Committee, 2012. NEH Grant Recipient. Literatures, Religions and Arts of the Himalayan Region, 2011, Link to their site: http://college.holycross.edu/projects/himalayan_cultures/ Website I created for the institute: http://college.holycross.edu/projects/himalayan_cultures/2011_plans/ddemerau/index.htm NEH Grant Recipient. Enacting Shakespeare in Delaware and Stratford-Upon- Avon, 2009, http://www.neh.gov/projects/si-school.html Fulbright Grant Recipient, Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program (JFMF), October 2008, two weeks in Tokyo and one week in the countryside visiting schools, etc. Elementary Interest Chair, Board Member, 2008 - 2011, Texas Educational Theatre Association (TETA), http://www.tetatx.com/ Teaching Shakespeare Institute, Folger Library, June 22-27 2008, Nebraska. President's Bronze Star Volunteer Award, 2007, from local community. K-8 Theatre Teacher of the Year, 2006, Texas Educational Theatre Association (TETA), http://www.tetatx.com/ Austin Jr. League Teacher Grants, 2005 & 2006, one to teach science (habitats) using puppets (second grade) and enact fractured fairy tales written by students (fourth grade). Schools to Career Grant Recipient, Austin Musical Theatre Academy, Austin, TX, 2002. Texas Educational Theatre Association, Inc. (TETA), member since 2001, also on K-12 Board http://www.tetatx.com/

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Seattle Pacific University, graduate program in Japanese Studies, 4.0, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. BA in Theatre, Elementary and Special Education. Phi Beta Kappa, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan. International People's College, Elsinore, Denmark. International Studies

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I grew up in small towns in Michigan; now live in Austin, TX. Most of my teaching has been in five school districts, in ten schools in the Austin area. I teach at least some Shakespeare to ALL my students.

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