Archive | June, 2013

Writing Prompts – An App to Help You Start a Story

Writing teachers looking for a set of prompts to give to their students would do well to install the free Writing Prompts app on their Android devices. Writing Prompts┬áprovides exactly what the name implies, writing prompts. There are more than 500 free prompts organized into nine categories in the app. You can select a category […]

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Print from Your Android Device With Cloud Print for Android

Google Play for Education promises to provide a lot of solutions to obstacles to use of Android devices in schools. If your school is thinking about using Android devices, one thing to consider is how students will print from those devices. (Yes, I realize that we don’t often need to print, but there are still […]

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Use Animoto for Android to Tell Short Stories

Animoto is a video editing tool that I’ve used off and on over the last 5+ years. It’s very easy to use on the web and as an Android app (also available for iOS). In the past I had some students use Animoto to share the highlights of their research. You could also use the […]

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Memrise – Study Languages, Math, and More On Your Android Device

Memrise is a service designed to help you learn a language, develop math skills, and study topics in social studies. Like a lot of services in the language learning market Memrise offers flashcards for studying words. What makes Memrise more than a flashcard service is that they also offer audio pronunciations of the words and […]

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