25 creative ideas for using mobile devices in school

Ditch That Textbook

Whether you have iPads, Android tablets or a bring your own device policy for students, mobile devices are a great way to engage our students. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Teaching ipads in the classroom mobile devices in the classroom teaching with mobile devicesAnd the best part is that these devices encourage our students to get up and moving because they are made for using on the go. So how can we utilize […].

Dremel 3D Printer Adds Mobile Printing from iOS and Android Devices

The Journal

Dremel has rolled out two new mobile apps for its latest 3D printer that allow users to print 3D models and monitor printers remotely. The company will also launch a program to give free 3D printers to education "ambassadors

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Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices. Active Learning with Mobile Devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Plastic bags protect mobile devices from getting wet and dirty.

Aviary launches free mobile app photo editor for iOS & Android

Educational Technology Guy

A while back, Aviary launched an add-on for mobile devices that allowed you to use Aviary within mobile apps. Yesterday they announced that Aviary is now available as a free, stand-alone mobile app for iOS and Android. The Aviary mobile app is free and features an easy-to-use, intuitive interface with effects, stickers, color balance, crop and rotate, brightness, contrast, saturation, drawing, text, cosmetic tools and more.

6 Benefits of an Android Tablet

Tom Murray

A recent article in Fortune entitled, “Ultra cheap Chromebooks are killing it this year”, highlights the explosive growth of mobile devices in schools, and specifically relays how 72% of Chromebooks sales were to schools.

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. It allows me to do anything on my Android device, including running Windows apps and accessing all of my files.

Chrome Can: Integration with Android Phones

Dr. Shannon Doak

If you have a Chromebook and an Android phone many of these great features are also available! Unlocking your Chromebook with your Android phone. To unlock your Chromebook with your Android phone you need to set a few things up. Android Chrome Can Chromebooks Innovation

Try an Android Emulator

SpeechTechie

Mobile apps offer something in interactivity that webtools (i.e. There are several apps for iPad (also for Android) I love that are not approached by anything on the web: namely, the Toca Life app and Pic Collage (also available for Windows).

Android Apps Anyone?

A Principal's Reflections

Ever since becoming connected in March 2009 I have relied on two primary mobile devices. She eventually gave me her iPhone when it was time for her to upgrade and this has been my primary mobile device for the past year. I have no clue where to even begin with Android apps.

In the News: Educational Android Apps Improperly Track Children

Doug Levin

Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says.” … But from a practical perspective, said Levin of EdTech Strategies, the researchers have highlighted just how significant the children’s-online-privacy challenge is in the mobile age. “We know that young children are increasingly relying on mobile apps—even services that may not have expressly been designed for them—for learning,” Levin said.

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.

Google Announces Android Apps for Chromebooks - Very Nice!!

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday, Google Announced the first 4 Android Apps that are available for Chromebooks. I installed it on my Chromebook (Acer C720) and loved it - looks and works like the Android app. Posted by Ken Mixter, Software Engineer & Josh Woodward, Product Manager (Android Dreamers).

Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. The new service allows users to build instant mobile social networks, called "cells" using text messages, QR Codes, email, web or the new Android App.

100’s of Android App Recommendations for Teaching and Learning

EmergingEdTech

We’ve combed and curated the Web to find collections of the best apps for students and for teaching and learning, specifically for Android-based tablets and smartphones. iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources best android applications for education classroom teaching best android smartphone apps for students teachers best student apps for android platform tablets samsung galaxy apps for education teaching learning

Reflector2 - Wireless mirroring and streaming for iOS, Android and Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Reflector2 is a wireless streaming product that works with iOS, Android and even Chromebooks that allows teachers and students to share their iPads, Android tablets and Chromebooks to the big screen wirelessly, from anywhere in the room. Android chromebooks iOS presentation

Android Apps on Chromebooks

The Electric Educator

One of the most significant announcements coming out of the Google I / O developers conference this past May was the launch of Android Apps for Chrome. At this point, it is unknown if Android for Chrome will be released prior to the start of the 2016-17 school year. Android #chromeboo

Android Apps for Education - work on Chromebooks and Chrome OS Tablets too!

Educational Technology Guy

Android Apps for Education Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, running on smartphones and tablets. But, you can also use Android Apps on Chromebooks , including the new Chromebook Tab 10 Chrome OS tablet. Chrome and Android all in one! Finding good apps can be hard, so here is a list of Android apps for Education to use on Chromebooks, Chromebook Tab and other Android devices.

CK-12 announces mobile apps with adaptive learning

Educational Technology Guy

CK-12 , a great resource for free e-textbook and curricular resources, has just announced new student mobile apps that provide you with the ability to learn math and science, anywhere, anytime. The apps , available for iOS and Android , are easy to use and contain over 100,000 adaptive practice questions that adjust in difficulty based on your results. Android ck-12 mobile learning tests

Mobile Nations - great resources for all mobile OS's and devices

Educational Technology Guy

If you own a smartphone or tablet, you should be using Mobile Nations. Mobile Nations is a group of web sites that each focus on a mobile operating systems. These sites are great for anyone who uses a mobile system, including teachers, students, and others.

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app. we have a richly-featured mobile app.

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.

Definitions of Vpn Android

EdTechTeam

The Way to Get Started with Vpn Android? The Android program isn’t difficult to use. Much like the remainder of the categories of Android programs, the sport programs open for the Android mobile are very diverse. Vpn Android Could Be Fun For everybody. You just have best vpns for windows 10 to be sure that are you really going to opt for a VPN that gives you a specific method pertaining to android os.

The Best of Both Worlds: Android Apps Arrive on Chrome OS

EdTech Magazine

By Alexander Slagg The availability of Android apps on Google devices is poised to alter the K–12 device market. Hardware Mobile Apps Mobility Software

Field Trip - free mobile app to help discover your world

Educational Technology Guy

Field Trip is a free app for Android and iOS that runs in the background on your phone and will pop up a card with details about your location when you get close to something interesting. Android mobile learning smartphone It''s a great way to learn something new about the area around you, from history to local eateries and more. It gets information from users and from multiple sources and databases and is a lot of fun.

The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Mobile Learning and QR Codes

Teacher Reboot Camp

As I venture to more museums, landmarks and national parks, I have noticed how these sites are making their exhibits more engaging by adding a mobile component. Before planning your next field trip, discover ways the site is integrating QR codes, mobile apps, and. Many sites and museums have mobile apps for exploring the site. Find over 10,000 museum apps for Android here. iPlanFieldTrips – an iOS/Android app with teacher forms and calendars to plan field trips.

uHandy Mobile Microscope Duet review

Kathy Schrock

uHandy ask me to review their Mobile Microscope Duet and, after taking a look at it online, I readily agreed to test it out! The first step was to install the uHandy app for iOS or Android. uHandy Mobile Microscope Duet

Mobile Bitmoji in Google Docs

Teacher Tech

A new feature in Android keyboards is the ability to […]. The post Mobile Bitmoji in Google Docs appeared first on Teacher Tech. Bitmoji is You I have a theory that Bitmoji makes learning better. We know relationship building and having a connection with students has a significant impact. Including Bitmoji or another avatar of ourselves in our digital documents puts that personal touch because IT IS YOU. Advanced Docs Google Slides google slides

Scheduling Tweets? On Mobile?

ProfHacker

Yesterday I suddenly wondered why I couldn’t just schedule tweets from an app on my mobile. Long story short – Tweetdeck’s interface is really clunky on mobile and on my Android I can’t even see the Tweet as I write it (scheduled or not).

How to use Screencast-O-Matic’s Android Screen Recorder App

EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam partner Screencast-O-Matic recently released an intuitive Android screen recorder app. The new Android screen recorder allows students to record their mobile screen with options to add audio narration and Facecam.

Quick List Of Mobile Apps For Administrators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. Well my administrator friend, here are my Top 9 Apps For Administrators (All of these are for iPad but you can find many, or an equivalent, in the Android Market as well) 1) Google Docs-Where would I be with out Google Docs? Check out this post to learn more about how you can get more mileage out of your mobile learning device. mlearning android apps ipad

EDpuzzle on Android

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle the amazing educational tool (web/mobile app) is now available for free on any Android device. Android differentiating instruction Digital video educational apps flipped classroom

Global Cultural Learning Using Mobile Devices (ISTE Mobile MegaShare Presentation)

Education with Technology

Based on my presentation at ISTE 2014 Mobile Megashare. Find six similarities in a mobile picture from another culture (“Wars are caused by differences, not similarities.”-Tuttle. For Android and iPad, mostly free easy to use apps.

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.

What's Up with Android on Chrome?

The Electric Educator

The announcement of Android Apps coming to Chromebooks was one of the biggest announcements from Google in 2016. I have installed lots of Android apps onto both devices. So far, the ability to use Android on Chrome has absolutely zero impact on my daily use of my Chromebook.

Google Mobile Apps Take Three!

EdTechTeam

Want t o GO EVEN FARTHER in the classroom with EVEN MORE Google Apps on your mobile device? Google+ Explore your interests, group things you love into Collections, or join Communities of people around any topic right from your mobile device. Chrome Remote Desktop Securely access your computers from your mobile device. iTunes Android 9. iTunes AndroidHere's a Google Apps Take Three list to continue your Googley Journey!