The Rogues Welcome Amy Ratcliffe

We are excited to announce the addition of Amy Ratcliffe to the Spec Ops team! Amy is a writer, drinker of coffee, and a craft enthusiast. She contributes to sites such as StarWars.com, Nerdist, Comic Book Resources, and IGN and to Star Wars Insider. She hoards craft supplies like a dragon hoards gold and loves to find ways to use materials to incorporate Star Wars into all the things.

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The Rogues Celebrate One Year

Mid-April marks the one year anniversary of the Rogues initiative. It’s been an exciting year for us, having recently surpassed 200 members and 9 Spec Ops members. We’ve been overwhelmed by the interest and support from educators and fans from around the world. All of you prove that Star Wars is a valuable learning tool and that there is widespread interest in using Star Wars in education. Please continue to spread the word and invite your friends! Thanks for supporting the Rogues and we look forward to another exciting year!

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Exclusive Celebration Giveaways!

Throughout Star Wars Celebration, we’ll be giving away original (1977-1983) Topps trading cards, Kenner action figures, and Marvel comics. Just look for Wes and Thomas from Star Wars in the Classroom, greet them with “Go Rogues!” and you may walk away with a piece of history.

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Ian Doescher's 'The Phantom of Menace' Now Available

Ian Doescher's back with his latest book William Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Phantom of Menace! Fans of the original trilogy will love learning how it all began as Ian retells the story of Anakin Skywalker through the voice of Shakespeare. Pick up your copy today!

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Catch Up on Rebels: Connections

The Rebels Connections area has been fully updated. Be sure to check out the connections for Idiot’s Array, Vision of Hope, Call to Action, Rebel Resolve, and Fire Across the Galaxy. We discuss everything from double agents to rescuing prisoners of war.

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The Cinema Behind Star Wars: The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Spec Ops member, Bryan Young explores the influence of 1958's The 7th Voyage of Sinbad on Star Wars. Learn how the film inspired stop-motion animator Phil Tippett and how Sinbad's daring escape possibly led to one of Star Wars' most memorable escapes.

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Meet the Rogues at Celebration

Each day Wes and Thomas will be available to meet and greet Rogues who are attending Celebration! This will also be a great opportunity for other Rogues to meet and interact with each other. We hope you'll have time to stop by and say "hello."

We also hope you'll join us in supporting our fellow Rogues as they host various panels at Celebration 2015!

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Update Archive

Are you an educator who teaches with Star Wars? Do you find yourself receiving odd looks from colleagues or see their eyes roll when you mention your awesome Star Wars lesson plan?

If so, then you're a Rogue and you're not alone! The Rogues are an amazing group of educators who seek to make learning fun and engaging by integrating the Star Wars saga...

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