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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 89 cool apps, sites, and tools for teaching

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 89 cool apps, sites, and tools for teaching | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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A lot of those mentioned are for Apple products but some android devices too

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Discover Poets and Poems on The Poetry App

Discover Poets and Poems on The Poetry App | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
The Josephine Hart Poetry App is a free Android app that students can use to discover and read works of sixteen famous poets including Yeats, Byron, and Frost. Students can browse through the app t...
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More than 100 poems from 16 poets. Backgound and criticism also offered

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5 school-worthy iPad alternatives for education

5 school-worthy iPad alternatives for education | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Think Apple’s iPad and iPad mini are the only go-to tablets for educators? Well, think again, because here are several good iPad alternatives offering great specs, pricing and school-friendly features.
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The 20 Best Education Apps And Web Tools Of The Year - Edudemic

The 20 Best Education Apps And Web Tools Of The Year - Edudemic | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
The Edudemic Magazine year-end special showcases the very best education apps and web tools of the year. A sneak preview is here!
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ScratchWork - App

ScratchWork allows you to take notes and browse the web while having the two side by side to avoid back and forth flipping. It also provides a custom math keyboard. 
With Scratch Work You Can Easily
-Take notes and browse the web side by side
-Take notes in full screen
-Browse the web in full screen
-Email your note as a PDF or plain text
-Save Notes with its corresponding web pages
-Input math and logic characters using the custom keyboard provided
-Delete notes by swiping on it in the notes menu while it is unopened
-Sync your notes to the cloud
-Insert sketch areas in your note to draw on
-Print your notes with Airprint


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ScratchWorks is an easy to use note-taking app that allows users to take notes on one side of the screen and browse the web on the other. Type text notes or insert a sketch area into the notes for doodling. It also provides a custom math keyboard.

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Comic Editor Lite - Android Apps on Google Play

Comic Editor Lite - Android Apps on Google Play | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Creare your comic using camera is fast and simple. Comic Editor is a small editor for creating comics using camera.
You can insert three types of objects:
Vignette, Ba...
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Compatable for android devices. A simple way to create and share comic images

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Educational Technology Guy: Evernote for Education

Educational Technology Guy: Evernote for Education | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Some ideas about how this digital notebook can be used in an education setting. Offters links to further information as well

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Snapchat - Real-time Picture Chatting for iOS and Android

Snapchat - Real-time Picture Chatting for iOS and Android | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it

Real-time picture chatting is finally available on iPhone® & android!
Snapchat is the fastest way to share a moment with friends.

You control how long your friends can view your message –
simply set the timer up to ten seconds and send.

They’ll have that long to view your message and then it disappears forever.
We’ll let you know if they take a screenshot!


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 15, 2013 7:24 AM

This is supposed to be the big new thing that teens are into. Great way of communicating through text and pictures.

CindyDunlevy's curator insight, May 2, 2013 12:54 PM

This is fun - kind of like Instagram but the photos and videos disappear after they are viewed. Viva la moment!

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Wordsplosion – A Fun Five Letter Word Game

Wordsplosion – A Fun Five Letter Word Game | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Wordsplosion is a fun and challenging free word game to play on your Android device. The object of the game is to correctly guess and spell five letter words. Wordsplosion gives you the first lette...
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 9 Free Programs Your Students Should Be Using Right Now

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 9 Free Programs Your Students Should Be Using Right Now | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Android optionss 

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Allan's Blog

Allan's Blog | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Padagogy Wheel. "Even using mobile learning of the ongoing importance of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Bloom’s is still fundamental to good teaching and learning." Although it refers to iPads there is much that is also transferable to Android as well

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22 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report.

22 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report. | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose their...
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Ideas are not just for iPads 

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Paint My Cat 1.3 iOS - UK Top 10 Education App - Bring Drawings to Life

Paint My Cat 1.3 iOS - UK Top 10 Education App - Bring Drawings to Life | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Paint My Cat, app that lets kids go from coloring book to interactive 3D simulation of a living cat with a touch of their magic wand.
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Although discusses use with iOS devices it is available for Android as well

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Free Technology for Teachers: Build a Word Kingdom on Dictionary.com

Free Technology for Teachers: Build a Word Kingdom on Dictionary.com | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Mobile Dictionary, Dictionary.com iPhone App & iPad App - Free Mobile Apps from Dictionary.com

Mobile Dictionary, Dictionary.com iPhone App & iPad App - Free Mobile Apps from Dictionary.com | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Free online mobile apps from Dictionary.com for Apple, Android, and BlackBerry devices. Find word meanings, synonyms, antonyms and more, right on your favorite mobile device - and the best part is, all of the Dictionary.com mobile apps are free.
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WeVideo - Collaborative Online Video Editor in the Cloud

WeVideo - Collaborative Online Video Editor in the Cloud | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
WeVideo lets you tell your story with video. Our online video editing platform is affordable, simple to use, and uniquely collaborative. Learn more today.
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WeVideo offers an Android app that students can use to capture images and video footage to add to their projects. This is a collaborative online video creation tool that allows you to  upload your own media clips or use stock media clips to produce your video. The video editor provides tools for trimming the length of display and or sound of each element you add to your video project. It is also collaborative and you can invite others to create and edit with you.

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Cool Reader – Find and Read Free eBooks on Your Android Device

Cool Reader – Find and Read Free eBooks on Your Android Device | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Cool Reader is a free Android app that anyone can use to read a variety of ebook formats including ePub, .mobi, and html. Through the Cool Reader app you can browse for books in public collections ...
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Handy e-reader app

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Your Quick-Guide To Using QR Codes In Education

Your Quick-Guide To Using QR Codes In Education | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Your Quick-Guide To Using QR Codes In Education (Your Quick-Guide To Using QR Codes In Education http://t.co/qoJONVTtCD #edtech #edchat)

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Use your android devices to create QR codes and try some of these ideas

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Hubbl - Free Apps Finder - Android Apps on Google Play

Hubbl - Free Apps Finder - Android Apps on Google Play | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Discover great apps for free Hubbl brings great Apps to you based on your preferences, suggestions from friends and community as well as great Apps featured by most re...
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You can tailor to suit your interests and needs. 
There is the "Apps from News" option - Where you can check out Apps which are making news in over 100 popular blogs and news channels, be notified whenever an App is trending or subscribe to your favorite channels to get real-time updates on the apps they cover
Another option -Apps from People - Allows you to subscribe to "tastemakers" or your Friends and to see the apps they use and recommend
Choose the "The Blazing Fast App search" to get App results, and related tag results, as you type and download Apps from Hubbl
You can also contribute to the community - by recommending great apps and adding related Tags to Apps.

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Awesome Android Apps for Students and Teachers

This afternoon I gave a presentation about Android  at NCTIES. According to David Warlick’s analysis of the conference program it was the only presentation devoted to Android applications. Be...
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Slideshow with links to a lot of apps

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How to use Instagram on Android

How to use Instagram on Android | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
How do you master Instagram for Android? Check out this post and learn how to use Instagram for Android. (How to use Instagram on Android: One of the most popular camera and photo sharing apps for Android is Instagra...
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How To Create An App Library

How To Create An App Library | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
How To Create An App Library: apps, ipad, library, books, teaching, learning, classroom
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There are a great amny apps available. This offers a way to keep a collection of the ones you like

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Rubrics for Evaluating Educational Apps

Rubrics for Evaluating Educational Apps | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
How do you choose the best educational app for your classroom? Check out this great post from Tony Vincent on LearningHand, sharing his own rubric to help teachers evaluate educational apps and other rubric resources.
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Points worth keeping in mind

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YALSA's Teen Book Finder | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

YALSA's Teen Book Finder | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
YALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone.
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Should be out in android version this year. A great app to assist readers to find good YA literature

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Tomorrow's Tech in Today's Schools: Google Apps Promo Posters

Tomorrow's Tech in Today's Schools: Google Apps Promo Posters | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Ideas about how to use Google Apps - for teachers. Junior and senior versions

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 11, 2013 4:24 AM

Unfortunately Google Reader is going :(