Tag Archives: history

An Android App for President’s Day

Today is President’s Day in the United States so I thought I’d highlight a free Android app about the U.S. Presidents. U.S. Presidents, developed by Socratica, features quizzes and flashcards of information about all of the U.S. Presidents. Through the app students can learn things like length of time in office, party affiliation, and who […]

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A Summer of Android – 93 Apps to Try This Summer

In my part of the world many school years won’t start again until the day after Labor Day. As I write this, Wolfram Alpha (get the Android app here) tells me that day is 93 days away. Therefore, I decided to select 93 apps that teachers may be interested in trying this summer. I divided […]

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Explore US History With the National Archives App

The US National Archives is an all-around good resource for history teachers to have bookmarked. The Today’s Document mobile app from the US National Archives is an interactive gallery of 365 documents and images from the National Archives. These are the same documents and images that are included in the Today’s Document RSS feed. With […]

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Use Historypin’s Android App to View Historical Imagery

Historypin is a great website that allows you to place old images of places on current Google Streetview imagery. This past July they introduced some nice new features including a free Android App. The Historypin Android App allows you to view historical imagery layered over the current map for where you are standing (provided imagery is available). […]

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