My top Android Apps for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge Android user. In addition, my department uses Nexus 7 tablets for mobile access and some of our schools have Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets. Drive - access and create/edit/share documents anywhere. I can access my notes anywhere and can even share notes with others. Google+ - this is how I connect with other educational, technology, and edtech professionals. Student SIS System - access student information anytime.

Android on Chromebooks! Here are some resources and apps to check out

Educational Technology Guy

Android has come to Chromebooks and is available on EDU Domains! id=com.google.android.keep&hl=en take notes checklists annotate images handwriting speech to text iPad app equivalents on Android: [link] Android alternatives/equivalents for iPad apps https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qBmhx4jm4eJ7A8It9gz8PtOm164CO9tlvv46Mhv6uCs/edit#gid=640510231 GeoGebra has multiple apps Math Apps https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geogebra&rdid=org.geogebra

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6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using Android Apps on a Chromebook. Google has been working to bridge the gap between the tablet and laptop by allowing us to use Android apps on a Chromebook. 6 Android Apps to Try on a #Chromebook #SUL #gttribe #gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. Why Android Apps on Chromebooks. You may be wondering why you would want to run Android apps on Chromebooks.

5 Ways EdTech Helps Students with Special Needs in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

EdTech helps make a massive difference in their success. EdTech and the Challenges of Special Needs Learning. Lack of physical access. The term “edtech” encompasses a narrower scope of assistive technology tools. Which by no means to say there’s a narrow range of assistive edtech tools out there! Increasingly, edtech means technology that finds its way into the classroom. They have the potential to improve accessibility.

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Accessing free eBooks with Open eBooks

Class Tech Integrate

Right now, the app only works on tablets (iPad/Android), but the Open eBooks company informed me that they hope to have a web based version out later this year, so if you are a Chromebook district, keep your eye peeled! android Chromebooks edtech ipaded literacy reading technology integration video youtube

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6 Good Android Apps to Enhance Your Professional Growth

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For our Android fans here in EdTech and mLearning, here is a collection of some very good apps to help you with your professional growth. These are apps that provide you access to a treasure trove of.read more

Accessing free eBooks with Open eBooks

Class Tech Integrate

Right now, the app only works on tablets (iPad/Android), but the Open eBooks company informed me that they hope to have a web based version out later this year, so if you are a Chromebook district, keep your eye peeled! android Chromebooks edtech ipaded literacy reading technology integration video youtube

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Android Apps to Boost Your Professional Development

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For our Android fans here in EdTech and mLearning, here is a collection of some very good apps to help you with your professional growth. These are apps that provide you access to a treasure trove of.read more

How to Access Files Offline in Google Drive

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Access Files Offline in Google Drive appeared first on Shake Up Learning. So I’m going to show you how to access files in Google Drive using the Google Docs offline extension. It is also a great tool for students and teachers with limited or no Internet access at home. The post below details the steps for accessing files in Google Drive offline on desktops, Android, and iOS devices. How to Access Files Offline in Google Drive.

8 Very Good Android Apps to Enhance Teachers Professional Growth

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 1, 2017 For our Android fans here in EdTech and mLearning, here is a collection of some very good apps to help you with your professional growth. These are apps that provide you access to a.read more. Android professional growth apps

8 Good Android Apps to boost Teachers Professional Growth

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

August 19, 2017 For our Android fans here in EdTech and mLearning, here is a collection of some very good apps to help you with your professional growth. These are apps that provide you access to a.read more

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? NOTE: Next week’s “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” will be on vacation. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition). Blog EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? NOTE: Next week’s “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” will be on vacation. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition). EdTech News News news

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Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

Here is a LONG list of recent updates , to GAFE, Android and iOS apps. Confirm all wireless access points and printers are operational. Currently the Director of Professional Development at Presentation High School in San Jose, he provides a wide variety of edtech integration training for many organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, and sits on the board of Balefire Labs, an edtech startup. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti.

4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. To access the grading tool, From the Classwork page, select the assignment and click on “ View Assignment. ” The comments you save will be saved to your account and accessible through the Google Classroom grading tool to use with any assignment. Annotate Using Google Classroom on Mobile (iOS or Android). The post 4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

Local IT service companies tend to be business focused, just like school IT shops of old, and are not well versed in the unique edtech challenges facing classrooms today. The key is good fiber between buildings and good cable into the classrooms for the Access Points. We installed a Meraki Access Point in every classroom. Of course chromebooks and iPads (or android tablets) are out there. The best way to do that in the beginning is to go to edTech events.

5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students

Shake Up Learning

Luckily, augmented and virtual reality tools (often abbreviated AR and VR respectively) are becoming readily accessible to anyone with a smartphone, tablet or even a Chromebook. 5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students #ARVRinEDU #edtech #shakeuplearning Click To Tweet. The tools listed are in no particular order and are tools that are readily accessible with smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks or even desktop computers.

Record and Upload Video with One Click: It’s Now Possible within Google Chrome

Edthena

Edthena users will have immediate access to the video tool inside Edthena when using Google Chrome. Designing for ease of use and equity of access. Teachers can now use nearly any internet-connected device – including those running Chrome OS, Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows operating systems – to record and upload videos with one of Edthena’s video tools. Investing in a tool for Google Chrome improves access for the broadest set of users on the broadest set of devices.

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The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide

Shake Up Learning

Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions are hot topics in the edtech world and with good reason! The Ultimate #GoogleCardboard and #GoogleExpeditions Resource Guide #gttribe #SUL #edtech… Click To Tweet. gttribe #vrinedu #edtech Click To Tweet. Google Expeditions Android App. Google Cardboard is a virtual reality viewer, made of cardboard to make it affordable and accessible. Google Cardboard for Android. Android and iOS. Android Only.

Google Keep CHEAT SHEET for Teachers and Students – FREE DOWNLOAD

Shake Up Learning

gttribe #SUL #googleedu #gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. Access keyboard shortcuts. No worries, this isn’t adding you to anything new, but entering your email will give you free access. Android Cheat Sheet eBook edtech FREE Download Free Resources for teachers Freebie G Suite GAFE Google Google and iOS Google Keep Instructional Technology iOS iPad Professional Development cheat sheet google keep

Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

Teacher Reboot Camp

Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons. Pic-Collage (iOS/Android/Microsoft)- Students can choose from festive backgrounds and add photos, text, and stickers.

Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Click to access the bookmarks. ??. The Khan Academy website and iOS/Android app has excellent resources for prepping for the SATs, GMAT, MCAT, CAHSEE, IIT JEE, and NCLEX-RN. Quizlet (iOS/Android/Web) is a great study tool for learning vocabulary with digital flashcards and games to help learners with vocabulary common in various types of exams. “… these tests are unable to measure all of what it is that makes you the valued person who you are.” – Principal Len Christie.

How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

This is not quite as engaging, but still a useful tool if you do not have access to a class set of devices and headsets. When you open the Expeditions app on iOS or Android , you will first see the guidelines that you must review and accept. Although VR requires a smartphone device, they only need wifi access. The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Virtual Reality in the Classroom – Part 2.

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20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Host it with popcorn and later add the videos to a site for parents to access. WeVideo – Web tool, iOS and Android app to make a collaborative or individual video with images, audio, and templates. The free version lets you publish up to 5 minutes a month and have access to 22 songs. Magisto – iOS and Android app to create a video with up to 25 clips or 30 photos free. Click to access that resource!

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Level Up Your Virtual Teaching with Screencasting Tools!

Teacher Reboot Camp

You can also record a short lesson students can access anytime. Explain Everything (iOS, Android and Chromebooks) and Educreations (iOS and the web) are similar tools with a whiteboard you can add pdfs, images, drawings, shapes, colors, text, audio, and more!

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My Favorite and Most Used Tech, Apps and Extensions

Educational Technology Guy

I can access my files from any web browser also. I also have bookmarklets for saving pages into my Google Bookmarks, accessing school systems, and much more. Aviary''s clipping extension for Chrome to clip graphics from the internet and edit or modify them for both my edtech blog and lesson plans and resources. I use Tweetdeck in Chrome browser to access my PLN on Twitter. Students and parents can access it and see their grades and attendance any time they want.

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Best EdTech of 2016

Graphite Blog

It's a heartening trend; the best edtech developers are taking the lessons (both good and bad) of the last few years to heart and delivering products at a higher level of quality than we've seen in the past. Price: $1.99; Platform: Android, iOS; Grades: Pre-K–3. Price: $7.99; Platform: iOS, Android; Grades: 1–4. annually; Platform: Android, iOS; Grades: 6–12. for full access; Platform: iPad; Grades: 6–12.

The Guide to Keeping Up with Google - Part 2: Twitter

Shake Up Learning

Click here to access the entire blog series on Keeping Up with Google! Official Google Twitter Accounts: @Android @Gmail @Google @GoogleCalendar @GoogleCardboard @GoogleChrome @GoogleDocs @GoogleDrive @GoogleforEdu @GoogleforWork @GoogleStudents @SolveforX Want more? The Guide to Keeping Up with Google - Part 2: Twitter  As you probably know, keeping up with Google is a challenge for anyone. That’s why I have put together The Guide to Keeping Up with Google!

I’ve Got an Idea?? Digital Brainstorming Tools for Students!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lucid Chart is available on the web and on iOS and Android devices. Access a library of shapes, containers, stylized fonts and more. Mindmeister is free mind mapping tool and available as an iOS and Android app, extension, add-on, and web app.

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Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Create QR codes on your mobile device with the Quickmark app, which allows students to scan and create QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone. Scan QR codes on your mobile device with the I-nigma app, which allows students to scan QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone. Click to access that resource! Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes reading STEAM STEM student creation

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7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in Google Docs

Shake Up Learning

7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in #GoogleDocs #edtech #gsuiteedu Click To Tweet. Accessibility is important for all learners. This could expand the use of the feature beyond the classroom, as well as give you access across multiple devices in and out of the classroom. Get Google Docs for Android. The post 7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Voice Typing in Google Docs is a Game-Changer!

Tools, Apps, and Resources to Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

Teacher Reboot Camp

Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons. Pic-Collage (iOS/Android/Microsoft)- Students can choose from festive backgrounds and add photos, text, and stickers. Sincerely Ink (web/iOS/Android)- Students choose from professional greeting card templates, can upload their own photos, and add text. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

Blind Kids, Touchscreen Phones, & the end of Braille?

Indiana Jen

This is a fascinating look at the benefits and pitfalls of using technology in helping students with disabilities access educational tools. Apple Education Educational Resources Educational Technology Google Popular Culture Technology Android braille Ed Tech EdTech Education Technology iPad iPhone learning learning differences learning disabilities visually impairedThis week’s WNYC’s Note to Self focused on smartphones and their role in educating and.

Code With Kids and See What Happens #hourofcode #edtech #edchat #caedchat

Adam Welcome

Code has been in our lives for years, and thankfully has now been mainstreamed so everyone can have access and learn. Check out this article New EdTech Resource. Dash from Wonder Workshop is an adorable little robot that can be programmed using 5 different apps available on IOS and Android! SPHERO makes an app enabled, you guessed it, sphere shaped robots (although Ollie is more cylinder shaped) that work with both IOS and Android.

6 Ways to Add Video to Your Classroom with Animoto

EdTech4Beginners

Animoto also has a free mobile app available for iOS and Android devices if you’ve got a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom. If you’re not sure what kind of project you or your students should make, here are 6 accessible ideas to help you add video to your classroom: 1. Tagged: animation , animoto , edtech , education , teachers , teaching , teaching idea , tech tools , video editor.

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