Shakespeare

Free! Shakespeare is a comprehensive resource for everything Shakespeare. After launching the app, users are shown a list of Shakespeare’s works, and they can tap a work to access it. Once tapped, users are presented with the work’s full text. For further study, users can tap the “Content” button on the top right of the screen, which loads additional options. The “Settings” option lets users pick the color scheme of the text and app. The “Study” option offers users a biography of Shakespeare, a chronology of his work, and information about Elizabethan theatres. Please Note:Only a limited amount of information…

Review Overview

A. Instruction - 5.7
B. Design - 7.5
C. Engagement - 5

6.1

Shakespeare: An App for English

Summary : Shakespeare for all!

Shakespeare is a comprehensive resource for everything Shakespeare. After launching the app, users are shown a list of Shakespeare’s works, and they can tap a work to access it. Once tapped, users are presented with the work’s full text. For further study, users can tap the “Content” button on the top right of the screen, which loads additional options. The “Settings” option lets users pick the color scheme of the text and app. The “Study” option offers users a biography of Shakespeare, a chronology of his work, and information about Elizabethan theatres.
Please Note:Only a limited amount of information and features are provided by this app for free. To access all the information and features, users will need to make an in-app purchase.

Instructional Ideas

  1. Instead of reading Shakespeare’s works using textbooks or playbooks, teachers can have students read his works using this app.
  2. Students can read about an Elizabethan theatre in this app and use that information as part of a multimedia presentation about theatres during that time period.
  3. Students can read about Shakespeare’s life in this app and then make connections between his life and his works. Students can also compare and contrast the chronology of Shakespeare’s play against his life and analyze them to see if any connections are found.
A1. Rigor
A2. 21st Century Skills
A3. Conn. to Future Learning
A4. Value of Errors
A5. Feedback to Teacher
A6. Level of Material
A7. Cooperative Learning
A8. Accom. of Individual Diff.
B1. Ability to Save Progress
B2. Platform Integration
B3. Screen Design
B4. Ease of Use
B5. Navigation
B6. Goal Orientation
B7. Information Presentation
B8. Media Integration
B9. Cultural Sensitivity
C1. Learner Control
C2. Interactivity
C3. Pace
C4. Flexibility
C5. Interest
C6. Aesthetics
C7. Utility

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