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Now You Can Change Page Layout in Google Docs for Android

This week Google added a feature to the Docs Android app that should have been there long ago, the option to change your page layout. Within the app you can now change your page orientation from portrait to landscape, change the page size, and change the page color. Other updates to the app include the […]

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5 Things to Consider in Your BYOD School

More schools are allowing BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) now than even just a few years ago. As a teacher BYOD can be a good thing as it allows students to work with a computer, tablet, or phone with which they are familiar. At the same time, BYOD can be a bad thing if you […]

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Search the Web Within the Google Docs for Android App

The research tool within Google Documents is one of my favorite features for students. That research tool has been available in the browser-based version of Google Docs for years. Now that same feature is available in the Google Docs for Android app. The research function in Google Documents allows students to conduct Google searches without […]

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Endless Numbers – A Fun Android App for Learning to Count and Add

Endless Numbers is a fun Android app from the same developers that brought us Endless Alphabet and Endless Reader. Endless Numbers introduces children to counting and basic addition. The free version of the app begins with the number 1 and continues through number 5 (numbers up to 25 are available through an in-app purchase). The animations in […]

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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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