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Create Time-stamped Multimedia Notes on Your Android Device

Create Time-stamped Multimedia Notes on Your Android Device | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Share Mic Note is a free Android app that allows you to create voice recordings, text notes, and image-based notes on one concise notebook page. The notes that you record with your voice can b
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This looks to be a promising app for ome of the students i work with who have difficulties with text but very good auditory and thinking skills.
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Presentation Software | Online Presentation Tools | Haiku Deck

Presentation Software | Online Presentation Tools | Haiku Deck | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Presentations That Inspire. Meet Haiku Deck, a completely new kind of presentation software. We make telling your story simple, beautiful, and fun. Get Started.
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Haiku Deck is a great app for students to create poetry with beautiful pictures. The pictures have creative commons licences and there is a good range of templates for students to use. Haiku Deck requires students to create an account but you can log them into one you’ve created for the classroom. From their blog there is also a post 12 Awesome Poetry Project Ideas for all Ages that has some interesting ideas to get you started. 
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The Ultimate App Guide for Students – Infographic ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Ultimate App Guide for Students – Infographic ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
“The guide is this post is from Study Medicine Europe and gives a useful guide to apps that may enhance studying efforts. Some are free and some are paid versions and they are split up according to different goals.”
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Good organisation is the key to effective study. Developing a study plan that is formatted and structured to meet your study needs will assist your learning. This will enable you to be more confident about your learning and feel better prepared for exams. These apps are tools in a variety of study tasks. 
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12 Great Math Apps for Students of All Ages

12 Great Math Apps for Students of All Ages | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Check out these math apps that are helping student of all ages tackle all sorts of problems.
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A range that includes free to smsll fee apps. 

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PlayTales Kids apps | iPhone, iPad, Android Interactive books for kids | Apps for children.

PlayTales Kids apps | iPhone, iPad, Android Interactive books for kids | Apps for children. | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Great digital books for kids for smartphones and tablets that make the learning process more perceptive and intuitive
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This app, available on IOS and Android, gives students unlimited access to classic, new, and educational stories. As it is interactive, students are encouraged to go deeper into the text, whether they’re simultaneously drawing or watching the words come to life with animation. there is  a low monthly fee. 

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Draw Notes on Your Android Device With Google Keep

Draw Notes on Your Android Device With Google Keep | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Share Parts of this post originally appeared on my other blog, FreeTech4Teachers.com. Google Keep is a great Android app for writing short notes and setting reminders. It can also used be used as a...
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6 Useful Android Apps to Help Students with Their Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Useful Android Apps to Help Students with Their Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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21 Top Presentation Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech

21 Top Presentation Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
What Works on What Device
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"A useful annotated list of 21 good presentation apps for educators." There is also a chart "What Works on What Device" that makes some helpful comparisons. 

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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Two Ways to Create Online Whiteboards

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Two Ways to Create Online Whiteboards | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Online whiteboards can be a fantastic aid to students when they're trying to help each other work through problems or tutor each other. Online whiteboards are also helpful to teachers who are craft...
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Two good collaboration tools that would allow for studenbts to collaborate with each other under the guidance of their teacher. 

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Drawp for School: A Collaborative Classroom Tool

Drawp for School: A Collaborative Classroom Tool | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Students of all ages need to learn to work together and there is a fantastic app that promotes collaboration in elementary school classrooms.  Drawp for School is a powerful app for tablets that wo...
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 Drawp for School (Android and iOS versions) makes for easy to monitor work and collaboration in the classroom.  Students can swipe across their screen to send work in to the teacher or share with others. They can easily send their creations to teachers, other students or even their parents if their teacher permits it.  Teachers send work out to their students by tapping their screen. They can also see how the collaborations are going as students share work with each other even before it comes to them. Work that is submitted is automatically sorted by both class and student. There is a free trial period for teachers and there is an unlimited teachers plan for $100
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Tech Rav: 15 Educational Apps in 15 Days: The New and Improved Google Photos

Tech Rav: 15 Educational Apps in 15 Days: The New and Improved Google Photos | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Students now have an easy way to document all of their artwork into an online portfolio. Just take pictures using their iPhone, iPad, or android device. Then after the photos upload to Google Drive, move them to a folder designated for their student portfolio. They can then share this tag photos in this folder (or depend on Photos awesome search capabilities) and share the folder with their teacher, prospective colleges, and on all of their online platforms.
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Allows students and teachers easy way to be creative and offers an easy and safe way to share work between class members and school community

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Download Word Quiz - plexiword II for Android | Appjenny

Download Word Quiz - plexiword II for Android | Appjenny | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Download Word Quiz - plexiword II for Android - free apk downloads
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Plexiword is an app that challenges your mind. It is a brain teaser that work by creatively using arrangements of letters, words and numbers to form a another word. 

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EdTechTeam: 10 Ways to Change Your Classroom with Google Cardboard

EdTechTeam: 10 Ways to Change Your Classroom with Google Cardboard | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Another Google App that has a veriety of educational uses

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Word Mover - ReadWriteThink

Word Mover - ReadWriteThink | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Word Mover allows children and teens to create “found poetry” by choosing from word banks and existing famous works; additionally, users can add new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text.
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Word Mover (By ReadWriteThink) is designed to help students develop poems and short stories Students can use word banks already created or they can also add new words to the list. They can then drag onto a canvas they have selected to construct their poem or story. They are also able to manipulate and move the text as they wish to creatively publish poetry. There are six different categories and 12 canvas backgrounds students may select. Android and iOS versions
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3 Cross Platform, Free Word Games For Android and iOS Users To Compete On

3 Cross Platform, Free Word Games For Android and iOS Users To Compete On | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Some great word games that are fun to play as well as being a learning/teaching device.
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A Handy Chart Featuring Some of The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Screencasts ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A screencast, also known as video screen capture, is a great way for teachers to create and share instructional videos and explanatory step-by-step tutorials with students. regardless of the purposes for which you are creating a screencast, the quality of your video screen captures can sometimes impede the communicative intent of your message. Therefore, knowing what tools to use to create educational screencasts is as important as the content of the screencasts themselves. To this end, we have curated for you this collection of some of the best screen casting tools out there. We have divided them into four major categories: Web tools, Chromebook apps, iPad apps, and Android apps.
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Studio Pango | Funny apps for smart kids

Studio Pango | Funny apps for smart kids | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Innovative interactive children games. Loved by kids and approved by their parents.
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Young reader are in control with this reading app. It allows them to be directly involved in the story. They are encouraged to explore what’s going on, find hidden objects, move characters from one place to another, and more. The reading levels progress as the student improves so the app allows kids to move onto more complex texts when they are ready. 

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Storyboard Maker – Outline a Story With Visuals

Storyboard Maker – Outline a Story With Visuals | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Storyboard Maker is a free Android app for outlining a story. In the app you can outline story scenes by sketching frames then writing text to outline action and dialogue in each scene.
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Our students wouldfind it very useful when creating their videos. A relatively simple app that student can use to plan out their story. They can use templates or or do their own sketches and put in any dialogue and action before beginning the filming process. 

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3 Fantastic Things about the new Comic Strip templates in Book Creator

3 Fantastic Things about the new Comic Strip templates in Book Creator | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Just when you thought Book Creator couldn’t get any better, BOOM, it does. The ‘boom’ is particularly relevant in the opening sentence as the app in question has stepped into the comic book world w...
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Versions available from: Appstore, Google play and Windows store

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5 Popular Tools That You Might Not Realize Work on Android Tablets

5 Popular Tools That You Might Not Realize Work on Android Tablets | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it

five of Richard Byrne's most frequently recommended tools that will work on Android tablets as well as on Chromebooks, iPads, and in your laptop’s web browser.

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A very helpful post about tools that would be useful for teachers from Richard Byrne 

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Explain Everything & Book Creator part 3

Explain Everything & Book Creator part 3 | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Part 3 of a 4-part series looking at how the popular educational apps Book Creator and Explain Everything can be used together.

Part 1: Exporting a PDF from Book Creator to annotate in Explain Everything
Part 2: From Explain Everything to Book Creator to iTunes U
Part 4: Hand-drawn animations in Explain Everything – published with Book Creator
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A useful how-to that could have a number of uses in classrooms and with student learning

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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2015 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2015 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. The apps foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration and are user friendly to encourage a community of learners to explore and discover.
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There are some great apps for primary and secondary learning and teaching. Some have costs associated but offer value for money.Whilst all have iOS versions a fair number are also offered in android versions

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Old Maps on new devices — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Old Maps on new devices — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"Old Maps, available for iPhone, iPad or any Android device through Google Play, allows mobile access to more than 250,000 high resolution, historical maps from the 15th to the 20th century, from across the world.  Only a few years ago, we would never have dreamed of this kind of intimate, immediate and GPS responsive access to rare primary sources.
A collaborative project between Klokan Technologies GmbH and the Great Britain Historical GIS Project, with funding from JISC, the OldMapsOnline project that began in 2012.  "

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Great source of primary documents especially useful in history lessons and also in geography lessons that map want to look at development and change of an area

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Google Hangouts: now simpler, faster, more beautiful

Google Hangouts: now simpler, faster, more beautiful | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Google Hangouts 4.0 for Android, with a fresh new look, improved speed, and features that make it even easier to reach people the way you want to reach them.
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A Bevy of Alphabet Apps | Touch and Go

A Bevy of Alphabet Apps | Touch and Go | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Judging from the number of alphabet apps, it appears that every developer has created at least one. This week we look at five of them, each worthy of a child's attention.
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5 apps that offer some beautiful and creative ways to learn about the alphabet. Android options for 2 of them

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