Its my sons first encounter with Shakespeare Can the computer help

The boom in new film adaptations of Shakespeare plays Mel Gibson's Hamlet, Kenneth Brannagh's Much Ado About Nothing, Baz Luhrman's Romeo and Juliet, Ian McKellan's Richard III has done wonders to make the Bard accessible and appealing to today's students. The Web hath charms for young students of Shakespeare, too. And if you think an Elizabethan playwright and 20th century technology make strange bedfellows (a Shakespearean coinage, by the way), check out these sites, and think again Bookmark...

Free tips test sites

Students can boost their confidence and test-taking savvy by surfing for sites with tips, and taking all the sample tests they can find. Here are a few sites to try The Princeton Review (http www.review.com). Tips on taking notes, general test-taking strategies, plus specific techniques for the SAT, MCAT, GRE and ACT. Must register (free) to take online practice tests. The College Board offers lots of tips for surviving the SAT, including how to get registered online, deadline countdown, skill...