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10 awesome android uses and apps

A set of apps shared by Richard Byrne at NCTIES 2012.
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iVisual Info Touch – Create Infographics on Android Tablets

iVisual Info Touch – Create Infographics on Android Tablets | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Share Last week on iPad Apps for School I shared a nice app for creating infographics. That app is iVisual Info Touch. Shortly after that post went live Kathy Schrock informed me that it is also av...
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Visual Math – A Cute Math App for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students

Visual Math – A Cute Math App for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Share Visual Math is a free Android app designed to help pre-K and Kindergarten students learn to recognize numbers. The app contains a series of matching, comparison, and pattern recognition activ...
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OK, Google: 20+ Useful Things You Can Say To Your Android Phone

OK, Google: 20+ Useful Things You Can Say To Your Android Phone | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
"What is this song?"... "Computer, find me the best route to Mars". Sounds familiar? If you grew up in the 80s, 90s, or even the 00s, this was the symbol of the future. We saw our sci-fi heroes do it on screen, and we dreamed of being able to talk to our devices ourselves.
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Tips for using Google Voice you may not know about
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Coin Adding Card Set

Coin Adding Card Set | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Coin flash card set for use with QR code based free app EduCode.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 29 Days of Android Apps for Teachers and Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 29 Days of Android Apps for Teachers and Students | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
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Scooped from Richard Byrne's Free Technology For Teachers

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Cate Dymek's curator insight, December 30, 2013 5:41 PM

This was an interesting blog in that it didn't just focus on how to use apps for reading, but it focused on how to use apps and technology in education in general. Not only that, but the apps are FREE! What teacher doesn't love free stuff??

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Android 4.4 Tip: Screen Recording Takes Screenshots to a New Level - Droid Life

Android 4.4 Tip: Screen Recording Takes Screenshots to a New Level - Droid Life | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Android 4.4 Tip: Screen Recording Takes Screenshots to a New Level
Droid Life
Does anyone remember how long it took for the Android team to include native screenshot taking without root in Android?
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Screenshots are such a powerful tool but Screen Recording is even better. Great tips provided by Droid Life.

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Mobile flashcards App.

Mobile flashcards App. | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Fit your backpack in your pocket. Get the free StudyBlue iPhone, or Android mobile app. Make online flashcards with text, images and voice. Learn more by studying everywhere you go.
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Android 4 Schools

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Apps and Devices for Schools

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Rhondda Powling's curator insight, June 17, 2013 1:55 AM

Another interesting and practical way to use currently available apps to assist student learning. The idea is one that could be adapted for many lessons.

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Why the Nexus 7 succeeded where others failed

Why the Nexus 7 succeeded where others failed | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
The Nexus 7 is the most popular pure Android tablet. Did it get there simply by way of its low price, or is there a more complex explanation? Read this article by Eric Franklin on CNET.
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The 100 Best Android Apps of 2013

The 100 Best Android Apps of 2013 | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Get your bearings in the enormity of Google Play with this list of the 100 best apps for Android.
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Latisha Ford's curator insight, March 20, 2013 9:46 AM

all for me and my Nexus 7!!!

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Three Good Android Apps for Vocabulary Practice

Three Good Android Apps for Vocabulary Practice | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Last year my school’s administration put on a big school-wide push for helping students develop their vocabulary skills. I was asked to put together a list of websites that students could use...
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Lexibook Kid tablet to hit the US on September 15 – fails to impress

Lexibook Kid tablet to hit the US on September 15 – fails to impress | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Parents looking for an Android tablet fit for the kiddos will have another option soon. Lexibook has announced that its kid tablet is hitting the US come September 15, with a preview launch coming from Toys R' Us.
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How to Change Android Font.

How to Change Android Font. | Androids and eReaders in 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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Five Good and Free Android Apps for Elementary School Math Practice

Five Good and Free Android Apps for Elementary School Math Practice | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Share Over on iPadApps4School.com I recently published a list of apps for elementary school math practice. Not to leave out the Android users, I’ve put together this short list of free Androi...
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math duel is a great app to turn your tablet into a levelled two-person device. 

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Listly List - Interactive Tools & Sites that JIVE with the iPad

Listly List - Interactive Tools & Sites that JIVE with the iPad - Ipad resources, dotEPUB - download any webpage as an e-book, DesignAssignments — MISSION: DS106, Mila's Tools - Unit Conversion Calculator, BracketSlash.com | Free web-based News App...
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Monkey Word School Adventure

Monkey Word School Adventure | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Delightful monkey means business on this challenging early reading app
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nice language literacy app for Android & iPad

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Android 4 Schools

Android 4 Schools | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Apps and Devices for Schools
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great site for Android apps

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Docs Demo: Masters Edition

Docs Demo: Masters Edition | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Google Documents allow you to collaborate with anyone in real time. See what it’s like by joining up with some famous authors to create a masterpiece. Give it a try.
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Tumblr for Android updated with landscape mode, auto-play GIFs, and the ability to create photosets

Tumblr for Android updated with landscape mode, auto-play GIFs, and the ability to create photosets | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Tumblr has updated its Android app with support for landscape mode, auto-playing of GIFs in the dashboard and the ability to create and share photosets.



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Still love Tumblr for Microblogging with groups because of the ease of sharing and setup. Thank you to the NextWeb.com for sharing its updates for Android devices.

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Super Collage - Android Market

Super Collage - Android Market | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it

FREE! Featured Photography Apps for Creating Super Fun and awesome Collages Fun and easy way to create Photo Collages.

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1. Pick multiple photos from your pho...


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wonderful classroom project possibilities!

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Word Bucket – A Vocabulary Practice App

Word Bucket – A Vocabulary Practice App | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Word Bucket is a free Android app for learning new vocabulary words in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Japanese, and Russian. The app provides a series of progressive...

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Rhondda Powling's curator insight, July 30, 2013 8:02 PM

Just installed and playing with this. It looks to be a simple tool that could support all students learning on of the languages we learn (Italian). Others include Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Japanese, and Russian

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Awesome android apps

Awesome Android Apps Image Credit: Loops Creative Richard Byrne Android4Schools.com FreeTech4Teachers.com
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EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
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Great idea for working with front facing camera only on Nexus 7 to take pics with students. 

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Latisha Ford's comment, March 20, 2013 9:48 AM
I like the inclusive learning of the activity!!
Latisha Ford's curator insight, March 20, 2013 9:49 AM

The class on this blog took pictures of the season with their Nexus 7s

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10 awesome android uses and apps

A set of apps shared by Richard Byrne at NCTIES 2012.
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Camtica - Screen Recording Software

Camtica - Screen Recording Software | Androids and eReaders in Education | Scoop.it
Camtica enables you to create professional screen recordings, presentations, tutorials and more. You can record any desktop activity with voice, webcam and animated mouse clicks. The resulting video can be saved in various formats including AVI and WMV.
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