(London Telegraph) Using emojis to teach Shakespeare will lead to state school children falling behind their privately-educated peers, a headteacher has warned.
A number of teachers are using the icons and cartoon faces as learning aids, believing that they can help pupils connect with English literature and other subjects.
Students at one college have been asked to summarise scenes in A Midsummer Night’s Dream using emojis, the Times Education Supplement (TES) reported.
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But Clare Sealy, headteacher of St Matthias School in Bethnal Green, east London, criticised the method.