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How to Change Android Font.

How to Change Android Font. | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Bored of the default Android phone font? Learn how to change your android font to one of more than 200 fonts.
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#53 Apps for Education | Teach Gen Now

#53 Apps for Education | Teach Gen Now | Android for Education | Scoop.it
This is not an apple vs android review or debate. I am presenting my top 5 tablet apps for teachers in the classroom. These apps are available on all devices, they are web based apps. The main idea of these 5 apps is to make things easier to ...
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Paper Camera - Applications Android sur Google Play

Paper Camera - Applications Android sur Google Play | Android for Education | Scoop.it

Paper Camera provides the user with a collection of effects to apply to photos. You can adjust the effects before taking the pic which is a great advantage. I use it for capturing student scenes / images, but alter the appearance so individuals cannot be recognised. This addressing issues around student safety.

 

It's fun too!

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App of the Day: Solar System Explorer - Android Invasion

App of the Day: Solar System Explorer - Android Invasion | Android for Education | Scoop.it
App of the Day: Solar System Explorer http://t.co/MeXFXZLF #AndroidInvasion...
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Archos ChildPad – Android tablet for children

Archos ChildPad – Android tablet for children | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Are you tired of your toddler leaving grubby finger prints all over your sparkling new Android tablet? Finding it difficult to relax as your new expensive gadget is thrown around the house like a toy?
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Students Create Apps to Help Communities

Students Create Apps to Help Communities | Android for Education | Scoop.it
In an effort to solve problems in their communities; learn more about programming, development, and marketing; and teach students leadership skills, students across the country are enrolling in programs to help them create their own apps.
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Use an Android Phone As a Webcam.

Use an Android Phone As a Webcam. | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to use your android phone camera as webcam for all your online video call and chat applications like Skype, MSN or Google+ hangouts.
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WebQuest Create and Acees Interactive Quizes and Assessements for Free

WebQuest Create and Acees Interactive Quizes and Assessements for Free | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Zunal WebQuest Maker is a great web tool for teachers. It is basically a Web-based software for creating WebQuests in a short time without the need for any HTML Coding.
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Chrome for Android updates: recognizes app links, boosts speed

Chrome for Android updates: recognizes app links, boosts speed | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Google slipped a bit of an upgrade into the Android Market today.
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The Dropbox Blog » Blog Archive » Your photos, simplified (Part 1)

The Dropbox Blog » Blog Archive » Your photos, simplified (Part 1) | Android for Education | Scoop.it
RT @Dropbox: The latest Android release has landed! You can now automatically upload all your photos and videos to Dropbox!
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[Giveaway] Win A Galaxy Tab 8.9 Wi-Fi 32GB Or One Of Ten Tasks N Todos Pro Licenses From Android Police And Handy Apps

[Giveaway] Win A Galaxy Tab 8.9 Wi-Fi 32GB Or One Of Ten Tasks N Todos Pro Licenses From Android Police And Handy Apps | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Task lists. We all have them, but only some of us actually use them. One key way to ensure that you use your task list to its fullest potential is to keep...
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Meep! tablet to be the next gadget for the kiddos

Meep! tablet to be the next gadget for the kiddos | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Technology is not the only thing that is advancing, kids nowadays are becoming more aware (as well as dependent) on the gadgets that we enjoy everyday. And if you want to give your kid a good Android fix, the just-announced MEEP!
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Can Khan Academy Move the Bell Curve to the Right?

by June Kronholz, Education Next As youngsters completed one lesson, an online “knowledge map” helped them plot their next step: finish the module on adding decimals, for example, and the map suggests moving next to place values, or to rounding...
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Google Earth update includes earth gallery

Google Earth update includes earth gallery | Android for Education | Scoop.it
The popular Google Earth app is now updated to version 6.2. You can easily take a spin around the world without even standing up. So, what’s new, you ask?
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Comics - Android Apps on Google Play

Comics - Android Apps on Google Play | Android for Education | Scoop.it
The only comics store and reader with Marvel Comics and DC Comics on Android! The largest digital comic library (over 14,000 comics, over 600 free.

 

I don't know about you but getting a child hooked on reading whether it's digital or traditional has to be a good thing.

 

Right now, I am learning about new comic heroes in Comixology and reading Percy Jackson through Reader's Hub. My daughter is reading college novels at a fraction of the cost of the paperback...yah!

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Evernote as an eportfolio or observational tool

A video I put together explaining how evernote could be used as an observational tool within the classroom, workplace and its' possibilities as an eportfolio system.

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10+ Ideas for Using Cell Phones with Young Learners by @shellterrell

10+ Ideas for Using Cell Phones with Young Learners by @shellterrell | Android for Education | Scoop.it

Shelly Terrell uses Present.me for recording and delivering her presentation.


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Unique Domain Names Highlight Potential Google Tablet Features?

Unique Domain Names Highlight Potential Google Tablet Features? | Android for Education | Scoop.it
There seem to be more and more hints of a Google-developed tablet on the horizon.
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3D Printing From Your Android Device Should Soon Be Possible Via Paint3D App

3D Printing From Your Android Device Should Soon Be Possible Via Paint3D App | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Let’s face it. 3D printing is cool stuff. Being able to create your own models for various purposes like gifts or even desktop decorations is a pretty enticing concept.
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How Teachers Actually Feel About Education Technology ...

How Teachers Actually Feel About Education Technology ... | Android for Education | Scoop.it
The 200 Best Special Education Apps. If you're a ... According to this study, teachers agree digital learning tools help improve the ability to learn. The next ... 2. Photo: The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You ...
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Android Enters the Digital Classroom - iProgrammer

Android Enters the Digital Classroom - iProgrammer | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Android Enters the Digital ClassroomiProgrammerA month after Apple announced its plans for entering the digital textbook market, Samsung has unveiled its Learning Hub service which provides an Android alternative.
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Educational Technology Guy: Android for Education resources and apps

Educational Technology Guy: Android for Education resources and apps | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Android for Education resources and apps - by Educational Technology Guy: http://t.co/Ml6uMUkC #edtech #edchat...
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Guest Post: My Write App

Guest Post: My Write App | Android for Education | Scoop.it
The following is a guest post by Paul E. Cooley.

For an author, e-books can be their own special kind of hell. They're inexpensive to produce, should be inexpensive for the reader, and allow wri...
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How to scan documents with Android devices

How to scan documents with Android devices | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Because it's really difficult to take pictures of proportional rectangles in real life and have them look the same on your phone. Read this blog post by Nicole Cozma on How To.
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The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools

by Adam S. Bellow, MindShift
Sometimes teachers and administrators need a kick in the pants to see what they perceive as problems re-framed in a different way. Adam S.
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