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Digital Storytelling Wheel- Apps and Tools for Teachers

Digital Storytelling Wheel- Apps and Tools for Teachers | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

The digital storytelling wheel is a graphic we created a few months ago-with links to the apps provided as well

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Apps and Tools for Ipad, Android devices and the web

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5 extremely easy photo edits to use before you post

5 extremely easy photo edits to use before you post | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Photo editing is easier than it's ever been before, which means there's no longer any excuses for posting substandard pics on your social sites To help you maximize the potential of your images, we've rounded up five simple fixes for common photo Problems..

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The article demos how to use Adobe Photoshop Express, an app that's free for both iOS and Android devices, to quickly fix 5 photo problems.

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8 Famous and Free Android/iOS Apps for Higher Education - EdTechReview

8 Famous and Free Android/iOS Apps for Higher Education - EdTechReview | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Here are 8 great Android/iOS apps for higher education with their brief description and feature list.

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The Ted app, plus Google Drive and Khan Academy are mentioned, but so are a few others: Appointment-Plus , Bonfyre: a private networking app,  Duolingo: an app you can use to learn a language completely free, Flipboard:  an app to use to create your personal magazine; and StudyBlue, an that allows you to create online flashcards.

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New: 10 of the best Apple and Android apps for education in 2013

New: 10 of the best Apple and Android apps for education in 2013 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

"Last year we presented "New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012," which highlighted some of the best apps for iPhones and iPods. However, with new upgrades in touch technology, and the emphasis on Common Core State Standards and school reform in general, we've come up with a new list of the best Apple- and Android-based education apps for 2013.

 

This year's list includes of the most highly rated apps, both by educators and by parents, and features a range that spans from interactive iBooks to current images of the universe, and from free video software to award-winning STEM curricula."

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Animoto app is now available!

 

Links: [Apple] https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8

 

[Android] https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.animoto.android.videoslideshow&hl=en


From: http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/04/26/new-10-of-the-best-apple-and-android-apps-for-education-in-2013/

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Some of The Best Android Apps for Teaching STEM

Some of The Best Android Apps for Teaching STEM | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

May 17, 2015
We have received a couple of requests over the past few weeks from teachers asking about Android apps for teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). 

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Check out chemistry, physics, astronomy, and biology Android apps.

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DonBFowler's curator insight, June 11, 2015 9:26 AM

Cool STEM Android Apps

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50 resources for using an iPad, Android tablet in class - ZDNet

50 resources for using an iPad, Android tablet in class - ZDNet | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Seeking tips for using mobile devices in class? Check out these articles, how-to guides and tutorials.

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Julio Hinojo Lopez's curator insight, November 13, 2014 10:57 AM

Una pena que las nuevas tablets de la Junta de Andalucía no permitan la fácil instalación de cualquier app de nuestro interés!!! :(

Ness Crouch's curator insight, July 8, 2015 8:36 PM

Can never have too many resources when thinking about mobile devices in the classroom. Excellent How to guides :)

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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 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
From the author: "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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