My top Android Apps for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge Android user. It allows me to do anything on my Android device, including running Windows apps and accessing all of my files. Another feature of Android I love is the sharing. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android google Google for Educators

Twitter Tips & Resources for Teachers


My Thoughts on Social Media - How I stay ''in the know'' - I was excited to wake up the other day and see that my Twitter video had been posted by my buddy, Jeff, on Edudemic. I also receive all of my news from Twitter. on Twitter.

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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).

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 I've been using Android apps on my Acer C738T with my personal account for quite a while now and they work great.

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

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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Journey - free Journal app for Chrome OS and Android

Educational Technology Guy

Journey is a journal app for Chrome OS and Android that is easy to use and nicely designed. Journal by Journey Chrome App Journal by Journey Android App --. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android chromebooks google Chrome OS Google for Educators

List of 50 Free Android Apps Being Used in Education Right Now

Educational Technology Guy

I''m an Android user and my district uses Google Apps, Chromebooks, and Android tablets, so I''m always looking for great apps for Android. Edudemic has a great list of 50 Free Android Apps Being Used in Education Right Now. Related: Android for Education Resources -.

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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

To Android or not to Android

There is no box

I’d seriously considered making the switch to Android when the Nexus 5 came out. But this time around I decided it was time to look at Android again. I’m a huge fan of the Finger Print sensor on the back and the notifications in Android have already simplified my work flow.

Assignment Planner - free Android app for Students

Educational Technology Guy

Assignment Planner is a free app for Android that keeps track of assignments, homework, projects, course and class information, and grades. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android apps for education free resources free resources for students I just learned about Assignment Planner from Edudemic. It includes the ability to sort assignments by due date or course and set reminders for assignments. It''s easy to use and got excellent reviews.

Read & Write Text to Speech web app comes to iPad and Android

Educational Technology Guy

They have just released a free iPad and Android app. Related: Google for Education Resources Google Accessibility Features in Chrome (OS and Browser) Android for Education Resources Evernote Clearly gets Text-to-Speech - premium only --. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android chromebooks Google for Educators iOS iPad text to speech Web Applications Read and Write for Google is an excellent Chrome app that provides text-to-speech functions from your browser.

Android on Chrome - 2 Observations

The Electric Educator

I have had an opportunity to explore the use of Android Apps on my Chromebooks for the past few weeks. Distinguishing Apps One of my initial concerns when I began adding Android apps to my Chromebooks was issue of differentiating between Android and Chrome Apps - they all look the same!

Livescribe 3 App now available for Android Devices

Educational Technology Guy

Back in January, Livescribe announced that Livescribe 3 would be available for Android this spring. The Android App works on Android 4.4.2 The Android app also works the same as the iOS version. Follow me on Twitter and Google

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.

Aviary launches free mobile app photo editor for iOS & Android

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday they announced that Aviary is now available as a free, stand-alone mobile app for iOS and Android. This is a great mobile tool that can be used for photo editing and effects on iOS and Android devices by teachers, students, bloggers, and for personal use, greatly increasing the abilities of your device. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android apps for education aviary aviary falcon free resources photo editing

Brain Trainer app for Android helps you give your brain a workout

Educational Technology Guy

Brain Trainer app for Android is a free (full version for $0.99) app that has games to help you improve your memory and give your brain a workout. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android apps for education educational games free resources puzzle

Livescribe announces Livescribe 3 for Android coming this Spring

Educational Technology Guy

Finally, they are releasing an Android app, which they state has been designed from the ground up for the Android platform. This is great news for Android users. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. I love my Livescribe SmartPen.

Google Drive gets updates for Android and iOS (including create and edit docs)

Educational Technology Guy

It''s web based, has Mac and Windows apps and mobile apps for iOS and Android. Google Drive for Android has let you view, create and edit Google Docs for a while. The Android app also got an update. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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

Shake Up Learning

The Guide to Keeping Up with Google - Part 2: Twitter  As you probably know, keeping up with Google is a challenge for anyone. In Part 2 of this guide, I am going beyond the hashtags to share who I follow on Twitter for all things Google.

I might actually use Android Apps on my Chromebook

The Electric Educator

I have been following the integration of Android and ChromeOS since it was merely a rumor (check out these posts ). Overall, I have been underwhelmed by the addition of Android apps on my Chromebook. Access to Android on my Chromebook has had no impact on my daily routines.

Evernote Hello Lauches for Android - helps you remember people you meet

Educational Technology Guy

There''s even one that allows you to save things from your Twitter and Facebook streams directly into Evernote. They have just released Evernote Hello for Android. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android Evernote free resources

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

Educational Technology Guy

There is a full web console to control and monitor things and you can either create a Celly login or login with Facebook or Twitter. 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.

The future of Android on ChromeOS

The Electric Educator

Last year during Google I/O we learned that Android Apps would soon be available on Chromebooks. Using Android apps on ChromeOS has been less than awesome. You can read my previous posts on the reality of using Android on Chromebooks. Android chromebook

Return of The Android (Project Fi Edition)

There is no box

If you’ve been following my conversion from iOS to Android , you may have picked up that it’s been a bumpy road. The cost of both Nexus Android phones was about the same as if we had paid the subsidized cost for two iPhones plus the $45 “upgrade” fee.

Android apps for the remembering level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

ANDROID APPS AND SITES FOR THE REMEMBERING LEVEL Information searching: Diigo You can find more suggestions on my Bloomin' Apps page -- look for the chart for Android apps! Android Bloom's Taxonomy Kathy Schrock

Google Translate Android App has ability to translate words in a picture

Educational Technology Guy

There was a recent update to the Android app for Google Translate that makes it even more useful. Related: Android Resources for Education Google Resources for Education. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android apps for education free resources Google for Educators Google Translate is a great app for translating written words and even supports translating spoken words (and it will speak it in the other language).

App Wars (Migrating from iOS to Android)

There is no box

One of the big gest concerns for me with switching to Android from iOS was the Apps. I easily have several hundred and I wasn’t sure if I’d miss any of them by moving to Android. Twitter. I tried to use the native twitter app. Then to Echofon for Android.

Five Ways for Teachers to get Started on Twitter – From Jen Carey


Let’s take Twitter as an example. If you’re unfamiliar with Twitter, it’s a microblogging platform. In the last few years, Twitter has emerged as a powerful platform for educators. This makes Twitter an excellent platform for educators to connect with others, share, and learn.

Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images


This week, Twitter announced that it has added an important function to its service, one that enhances accessibility for people who are blind or who have low vision: support for alternative text to describe images. — Twitter (@twitter) March 29, 2016.

A Principal’s Guide to Android Apps: 25 Apps to Get You Started

The 21st Century Principal

I am probably one of the few principals in this country who purchased an Android Tablet rather than an iPad. In fact, there are very good reasons for getting an Android tablet instead, among them is the cost considerations and access to a few apps not currently available for the iPad. If you are considering an Android tablet just remember one important principle regarding any electronic device: It is only as good at the apps or software you use.

Twitter adds group chat and a mobile video cam


No secret: I rely heavily on Twitter for keeping up with professional news and for messaging and for sharing discoveries. So, I was very happy to discover that Twitter’s Direct Message feature recently expanded to include group messaging. messaging twitter

17 Must-Have Android Tablet Apps for the Administrator

The 21st Century Principal

The administrator who just purchased an Android Tablet can easily get lost among all the apps available for the device. While having experience with using an iPad helps, it is important to keep in mind that many of the apps available for that device are not necessarily available for the Android operating system. Here’s my list of must-have apps for the school administrator using an Android tablet such as the Galaxy Tabs, Toshiba Thrive, or Asus tablet.

Illustrate - Word Quiz - free English quiz app on iOS and Android

Educational Technology Guy

Illustrate - Word Quiz is a free English quiz app available on iOS and Android. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. It uses illustrations and videos for each question to help students understand, retain, and stay focuses. It is a fun way to learn English and is useful for ESL and EFL programs. There are multiple topics and levels for a variety of student levels and the topic list is constantly updated. The more you play, the more topics that become unlocked to access.

Sunrise Calendar App: Free App for Mac, Chrome Desktop, iOS or Android Devices

The 21st Century Principal

Recently, Sunrise became available as a stand-alone Mac App in addition to being available for iOS devices, Android devices, and Chrome. You can also connect some social media accounts such as Twitter and Facebook, as well as Evernote.