Parents' Guide to

Shakespeare's The Tempest for iPad

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Social reading app for mature-themed play.

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This well-developed resource brings a college-course discussion and lecture to the iPad. The commentary, offered by more than 20 professors from institutions like Bryn Mar, University of Notre Dame, Harvard, and more, actually exceeds what students would encounter in an undergrad course discussion facilitated by one instructor. There is also commentary from actors who have brought the characters to life on stage. Students can take notes while reading the commentaries or reading the play or annotate directly within the text. They have the option of sharing their notes with a study or discussion group. Students can also create a customized MyPath selecting specific parts (or roles or themes) within the play to view for essay writing, test preparation, or part rehearsal.

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