My top Android Apps for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge Android user. Google+ - this is how I connect with other educational, technology, and edtech professionals. It allows me to do anything on my Android device, including running Windows apps and accessing all of my files. Android google Google for Educators

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! 3UX0He Android Apps "Education" Category https://play.google.com/store/apps/category/EDUCATION?hl=en I've been using Android apps on my Acer C738T with my personal account for quite a while now and they work great.

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. BYOT – Bring Your Own Technology. CREATE – Collaboartion, Resources, Educate, Apps, Technology, Enriching. ICT – Information Communications Technology.

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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. Why Android Apps on Chromebooks.

Google Arts & Culture for Android & iOS

Indiana Jen

Now, however, you can download the free pap for your iOS or Android device. Archaeology Art History Classics Education Educational Resources Educational Technology Google History Technology Android Ed Tech EdTech Google Art Project Google Arts & Culture iOS smart phone

Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Brainstorm

Teacher Reboot Camp

Brainstorming is an important process students need to learn to do when innovating, creating, and problem-solving with technology. In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , I have provided several templates, handouts and activities to motivate students to brainstorm in different ways for each digital mission. Bounce by Idea Paint (iOS/Android) is an app, which converts written brainstorming into a digital concept.

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. Referred to as assistive technology (AT), these devices are often decidedly low tech. Increasingly, edtech means technology that finds its way into the classroom.

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

This conversation is so much fun and will give PE teachers and coaches lots of ideas for using technology to improve sports performance and get fit. I travel the world helping #physed teachers use technology more meaningfully in their classes. So Jarrod, technology in P.E.,

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Google Spotlight Stories: 360º Immersive Stories for Android and iOS

Shake Up Learning

These stories are viewable on both iOS and Android devices, and coming soon to YouTube! Install the app on your phone ( iOS or Android ), and choose a story to download. This one is definitely for an older audience, but a great way to see the potential of this technology.

11 Great EdTech Podcasts

techlearning

I certainly do not listen to every episode of each, and only a portion of them deal specifically with educational technology. What's New in Google ] These eleven examples all focus on EdTech and consistently provide me with valuable information and resources.

How technology can cultivate creative art skills in students

Neo LMS

You don’t have to be a fortune teller to predict that Educational Technology is the future of our learning and education system. The Edtech boom has led to improved results in student engagement and better understanding of difficult concepts. How Edtech can help.

K-12 Google Chromebooks Get a Facelift With Styluses, Cameras and Android Apps

Edsurge

Around that same time, the Google Education team announced that Android apps would eventually be coming to Chromebooks for Education. As of this morning, in accordance with the annual BETT conference in London, Google has put its money where its mouth is—rolling out Android apps in beta on a selection of managed Chromebooks for Education. Education Technology Enterprises Edtech Business

The FTC Has Its Sights on COPPA, and Edtech Providers Should Take Notice

Edsurge

7 to explore potential changes—particularly with regards to education technology and data security. Against this legal landscape, a recent study of nearly 6,000 of the most popular children’s apps on Android found that “a majority are potentially in violation of COPPA.”

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Meaningful Technology Integration and Dynamic Learning (5-Part Episode Series)

Shake Up Learning

The post Meaningful Technology Integration and Dynamic Learning (5-Part Episode Series) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready for a deep dive into meaningful technology integration? Subscribe on Android. A Framework for Meaningful Technology Integration.

What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?

TeacherCast

Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast. What are your EdTech Resolutions for 2016? The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. Setting Technology Goals for 2016. Download.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Technologies can transform; even simple technologies can make a significant impact. Android 4.2+

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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? Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. Blog EdTech News News news

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4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. 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. Google Classroom + Meaningful Feedback = Winning Combination!

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? Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. EdTech News News news

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10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

These apps are available for Android and iOS devices. Create your own QR codes with these free websites and apps: Quickmark (Android/iOS/Website)- Scan QR codes with this free app. i-Nigma (Android/iOS/Website)- Scan QR codes with this free app.

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017.

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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! Virtual reality is one of the fastest growing areas of technology! The Ultimate #GoogleCardboard and #GoogleExpeditions Resource Guide #gttribe #SUL #edtech… Click To Tweet.

New Research: Schools Using Technology for Greater Student Engagement

techlearning

The majority of school districts are excited about what they are accomplishing with technology. While there’s still a technology gap in many schools, it’s a gap that up-to-date projectors, large displays, better networking/connectivity solutions, and teaching software can fill.

5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students

Shake Up Learning

The technology giants of the world have found ways so that the average person can create their own AR and VR worlds with very little training or gear. 5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students #ARVRinEDU #edtech #shakeuplearning Click To Tweet.

Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

Recently one of our fifth grade teachers, Alice Sikkema, was chosen to present in the poster sessions at Georgia Education Technology Conference (GaETC). One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school.

Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Google has created App Kickstart Guides for Google Play for Education apps to help you build your "Android app-titude" for some specific apps in Google Play for Education. Related: Google for Education Resources Android for Education Resources --.

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Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

With a technology program, ensuring that the various aspects of technology are ready for you, your colleagues and your students could be a huge task. Here is a LONG list of recent updates , to GAFE, Android and iOS apps. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti.

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Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!

EdTech4Beginners

You need VR viewers for your students ( you can easily purchase them from Amazon ), mobile phones (fairly up to date iPhones or android phones work perfectly well) and the Google Expeditions app downloaded on to the devices. “Wow! Amazing! Ohhhhhh! Wooaahhh!”

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Three Ways Technology Can Help Teachers Differentiate Student Learning

eSpark

There is still the challenge of curating, but you can begin with vetted, searchable content that can be accessed by students using any web browser, or via iOS or Android. EdTech News District LeadershipThis piece originally ran on Edsurge.

Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

The high school district was fortunate enough to recognize that to make forward progress with technology, they had to make a change. The main reason: the shift towards authentic technology integration into everyday instruction is happening right now.

Keeping Up with Google: The One Blog to Rule Them All!

Shake Up Learning

Here you will find everything from Android to Translate, and including my favorite: Education! Google says the “ Keyword is designed to grow and change as we do, so as we introduce new products and technologies they can find a home here.”.

Google Keep CHEAT SHEET for Teachers and Students – FREE DOWNLOAD

Shake Up Learning

gttribe #SUL #googleedu #gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. 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

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. This week’s WNYC’s Note to Self focused on smartphones and their role in educating and. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Superhero Activities to Empower Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you want your students to feel like superheroes then pick up a copy of my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Edtech Missions , with tons of ideas, templates, and resources for motivating students to transform the world with learning missions.

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!

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