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This Is Why We Need To Start Discussing Android In Schools - Edudemic

This Is Why We Need To Start Discussing Android In Schools - Edudemic | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
It's time to discuss Android in schools. The Google platform is here to stay and seeing more activations than Apple. Coming to a classroom near you!
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Appealing Apps for Educators: Celebrating Connected Educator Month

Appealing Apps for Educators: Celebrating Connected Educator Month | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Connected Educator Month is a month-long social media extravaganza, targeting not only U.S. educators, but teachers and administrators around the world as well.
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32 Useful Mobile Learning Apps

32 Useful Mobile Learning Apps | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
32 Useful Mobile Learning Apps
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Although many links send you to Apple Apps many also have Android equivalents

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Nearpod App for Android

Nearpod App for Android | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Engage and interact with your students in real time using mobile devices. Nearpod is a classroom collaboration tool that transforms the way we learn. Nearpod allows educators to create interactive...
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Nearpod is available in an Android version as well as iPad, and allows teachers share and control content (including slideshows, videos, and web pages) with students in real time. The teacher creates a presentation (scratch or using PowerPoint) and then they can see students marking up an image or answering a question in real time.

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Socrative | Student Response System | Audience Response Systems | Clicker | Clickers | Student Clickers | ARS | Mobile Clicker | Software Clicker

Socrative | Student Response System | Audience Response Systems | Clicker | Clickers | Student Clickers | ARS | Mobile Clicker | Software Clicker | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to load and run.
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This is an online quiz maker with multiple-choice and short-answer questions. Teachers can create a quiz and then open it to students. They can also  control when the students take the quiz, If it is used in a classroom setting it presents the questions in a different order for different students, so they cannot easily copy. There is immediate feedback to students and teachers get the data too.

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MONOPOLY - App Review

MONOPOLY - App Review | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Is MONOPOLY OK for your child? Read Common Sense Media's app review to help you make informed decisions.
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The Sims 3 - App Review

The Sims 3 - App Review | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Is The Sims 3 OK for your child? Read Common Sense Media's app review to help you make informed decisions.
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This Week on #TalkTech: Games That Subconsciously Train, Math Apps in the Classroom, Mobile Learning Uptake

This Week on #TalkTech: Games That Subconsciously Train, Math Apps in the Classroom, Mobile Learning Uptake | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. We discuss th
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Gartner report finds Samsung topped Apple as biggest chip buyer in 2012

Gartner report finds Samsung topped Apple as biggest chip buyer in 2012 | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
They were neck and neck in 2011, spending 18.6 and 18.8 billion on semiconductors worldwide, but a new Gartner report out today finds that Samsung has
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50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now - Edudemic

50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now - Edudemic | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
I'll admit it. I'm a fan of Apple products. But that doesn't mean I don't yearn for some of the fabulous features on Android phones too. Until the day when Apple and Google merge (ha!), we're left with a split marketplace of apps.
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Anatomy 3D for Android – A Guide to the Human Skeleton

Anatomy 3D for Android – A Guide to the Human Skeleton | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Anatomy 3D from Anatronica is a nice app for students studying anatomy and physiology. The app provides students with a 3D model that they can tap, rotate, zoom in on. Students can view the skeleto...
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Understoodit: Formative Assessment Tool

Understoodit: Formative Assessment Tool | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
If you are looking for a new formative assessment tool check out Understoodit.  Whether your students are on iPads or have access to the web from desktops, Understoodit is a fantastic free assessme...
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Breaking Research: Most Apps Bad

Breaking Research: Most Apps Bad | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Interesting information for educators and parents who want to locate the best apps available for educational purposes as well as something to keep in mind when trying to develop any app for educatuonal purposes

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25 Ways To Use Tablets In The Classroom - Edudemic

25 Ways To Use Tablets In The Classroom - Edudemic | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
iPads and Android tablets are becoming a bigger and bigger presence in schools. Curious how it works? Get some tips on deploying tablets in the classroom.
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Tablet apps for photo pros | TechHive

Tablet apps for photo pros | TechHive | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
What do pro photographers use on their tablets? Find out which apps help them take better shots.
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10 apps - all have iPad version but most also with Android versions

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Physics Sketchpad – A Physics Simulator for Android

Physics Sketchpad – A Physics Simulator for Android | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Physics Sketchpad is a free Android app that physics teachers may find useful. The app, which is still in beta, provides a simple interface creating simulations of the effects of global gravity on ...
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Groupboard: advanced collaborative online whiteboard software

Groupboard: advanced collaborative online whiteboard software | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Advanced collaborative online whiteboard. Works on all browsers including Android, iPhone and iPad - no plugins required.
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This tool can turn a tablet into a collaborative whiteboard. Students can draw and chat together in real time. Students without a tablet can join in through a web page.

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Ninja Girl Alphabet Animals – An App for Learning the Alphabet

Ninja Girl Alphabet Animals – An App for Learning the Alphabet | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Ninja Girl Alphabet Animals is a free Android app designed to help children learn to recognize the letters of the alphabet. There are two primary parts to the app. The first part is a row of letter...
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BeSeen - App Review

BeSeen - App Review | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Is BeSeen OK for your child? Read Common Sense Media's app review to help you make informed decisions.
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Scrabble - App Review

Scrabble - App Review | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Is Scrabble OK for your child? Read Common Sense Media's app review to help you make informed decisions.
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10 Secrets To Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad

10 Secrets To Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
10 Secrets To Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad
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The ideas and concepts apply to tablets (or mobile devices) not just the ipad

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Executive Education, News, Videos, Features, Rankings | IBT Education

Executive Education, News, Videos, Features, Rankings | IBT Education | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
IBT Education is a portal dedicated to individuals wanting to reach top executive positions. It offers insights, with commentaries, videos, and news, into the ways you can increase your chances to find a rewarding job.
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A Guide to Making Your Own Android Apps

A Guide to Making Your Own Android Apps | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
The MIT App Inventor is an excellent free tool that everyone can use to create their own Android apps. The MIT App Inventor website includes a section for educators that want to have their students...
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Virtually Cycle the Alps on Your Android Tablet

Virtually Cycle the Alps on Your Android Tablet | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Cycling the Alps is a new Android app version of the popular website of the same name. Cycling the Alps offers dozens of virtual tours of the Alps just as you would see them if you were on a bicycl...
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The Top 10 Digital Learning Apps Teachers Can Actually Use (By a Teacher Who Actually Uses Them).

The Top 10 Digital Learning Apps Teachers Can Actually Use (By a Teacher Who Actually Uses Them). | Android Apps in Education | Scoop.it
This year I spent a lot of time exploring the bewildering array of educational software and apps for education. In what follows, I would like to offer a round-up of the apps I found particularly us...
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Most of those listed can be used on both android and iPad devices.

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