How Shakespeare Helps Us Rethink Education

First off, this article is a re-share from EdSurge. Links to original articles are below. Secondly, here is the Wikipedia synopsis of Shakespeare’s ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’. Don’t be lazy, read it. Finally, if you enjoy, please support this open-source project. In “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” a comedy that William Shakespeare wrote in the 16th century, the character Biron asks, “What is the end of study?” Questioning the end, or purpose, of education is an exercise that modern students, professors and college leaders engage in all the time. Scott Newstok, professor of English at Rhodes College in Memphis, believes that Shakespeare’s

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