Othello and Desdemona

Excerpts taken from “Othello”, W. Shakespeare

A Brief Summary of the Plot Othello, also known as the Moor, is a well reputed general. He falls in love and marries Desdemona, a Venetian noblewoman. Her choice to … Continue reading Excerpts taken from “Othello”, W. Shakespeare

UNA MODESTA PROPOSTA: IL 10 PER TUTTI!

Una proposta, ma soprattutto un appello al senso del dovere e della responsabilità (quelli veri però) per tutti i docenti italiani. Non c’è niente da firmare, c’è solo da agire in scienza e coscienza, secondo l’art. 33, e tutelando il diritto allo studio degli studenti, secondo l’art. 34, della Costituzione!

Video Lesson n. 1 – William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

The topic of discussion in this group of video lessons is William Shakespeare, true talent, as it often happens, is revealed by uniqueness. This is definately the case with this … Continue reading Video Lesson n. 1 – William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Video Lesson n. 2 – Virginia Woolf and the Stream of Consciousness

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was the first English writer to experiment and develop the Stream of Consiousness that derives from the interior monologue and aims at investigating the characters’ inner existence, … Continue reading Video Lesson n. 2 – Virginia Woolf and the Stream of Consciousness

LA SCUOLA E LE SUE IPOCRISIE

Dopo anni e anni di promozioni facili dispensate per far fronte alla competizione fra scuole, con la dignità professionale immolata sull’altare dell’autonomia didattica per non perdere clienti, per non perdere cattedre; sarebbe davvero vile se ci ricordassimo proprio ora di non avallare sanatorie.

Video-Lesson 0 -INTRODUCTION TO ORWELL’S EXCERPTS’ READINGS AND COMMENTARIES

This video lesson is an introduction to the other four video lessons regarding the readings and commentaries of the excerpts taken from both of G. Orwell‘s novels, each of the … Continue reading Video-Lesson 0 -INTRODUCTION TO ORWELL’S EXCERPTS’ READINGS AND COMMENTARIES

Video-lesson n. 3 Women’s Twentieth Century – English Literature

Shedding a Light on Women’s Emancipation The cornerstone of this group of video lessons is women’s emacipation and the prominent role that the 20th century played. After a brief look … Continue reading Video-lesson n. 3 Women’s Twentieth Century – English Literature

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Video-lesson n. 2 Women’s Twentieth Century – English Literature

Shedding a Light on Women’s Emancipation The cornerstone of this group of video lessons is women’s emacipation and the prominent role that the 20th century played. After a brief look … Continue reading Video-lesson n. 2 Women’s Twentieth Century – English Literature

Didattica a distanza

Ministro Azzolina, no, così non va!

Ho già scritto un post sulla scuola al tempo del coronavirus, per l’esattezza appena due settimane fa, tuttavia poiché proprio in questo breve lasso di tempo si sono susseguite a … Continue reading Ministro Azzolina, no, così non va!