Archive | May, 2013

Duolingo – Learn a New Language On Your Android Device

Duolingo is a free language learning service that I have written about a few times on Free Technology for Teachers. Today, Doulingo released a new Android app designed to help students learn a new language. The app, like the website and iOS app, provides lessons in¬†Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese. To learn on […]

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Even Monsters Get Sick Teaches Kids About Colds

Even Monsters Get Sick is a cute children’s story that is available in an interactive format for your child’s Android tablet. The story starts with a child named Harry trading some stickers and gum to his friend Mona for a pet monster. To move the story along your child has to drag the stickers and […]

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Google Play for Education Promises What We’ve Been Waiting For

While I was busy leading a day of learning about iPad apps at Bridgton Academy ¬†Google announced a new service that could make Android tablets a stronger challenger to iPads in education. Google Play for Education (not live yet) promises the features that many of us have wanted for a long time. Google Play for […]

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Create Your Own Digital Magazines on Flipboard for Android

Last month the popular digital magazine app Flipboard added an option for iPad users to create their own digital magazines to share through the app. Today, Flipboard brought that same option to Android. To create your own Flipboard magazine you have to first create a free Flipboard account. Then install the Flipboard bookmarklet in your […]

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Use Weebly? Use Android? Try Weebly for Android

Last week Weebly released a new Android app. The app doesn’t allow you to create new sites or edit the look of your site, but you can use it to create new blog posts. The free app also allows you to start a new blog (provided you have already created a Weebly site). Through the […]

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