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WWF Together – A Beautiful App About Endangered Animals

Earlier today on FreeTech4Teachers.com I mentioned the WWF Together app. WWF Together is a free Android app and iPad app that features interactive stories about endangered animals around the world. Each of the interactive stories includes beautiful images and videos, facts about the animals and their habitats, and the threats to each of the animals. […]

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PhotoMath for Android – An App for More than Just Checking Answers

Late last year PhotoMath arrived in Apple’s App Store and in so doing sparked some good conversations about how students are taught mathematics. PhotoMath is an app, now available for Android, that allows you to take a picture of a math problem in a book and have the problem completed for you. The app will […]

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Design and Test Weight-bearing Structures on Your Android Device

Truss Me is an Android app that students can use to design and test weight-bearing structures like bridges. I initially tried Truss Me a couple of years ago as an iPad app. Last week the app became available for Android phones and tablets. Truss Me can be used in “challenge” mode or in “free play” […]

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Now You Can Trim Your Videos With YouTube for Android

Most Android phones and tablets have some kind of video trimming tool already built into the camera. Not everyone is aware of that and some phones don’t make the option easy to use. YouTube has recently updated the YouTube for Android app to streamline the process of uploading trimmed videos from your phone. The YouTube […]

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Shake Your Android Phone or Tablet to Generate Writing Prompts

Shake-a-Phrase is a fun app for elementary school and middle school students to use to start stories and practice recognizing parts of speech. It was initially launched as an iPad app and I just discovered this week that it’s also available for Android users. Shake-a-Phrase has three basic modes; shake it, story starter, and quiz […]

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