Tag Archives: language arts

Storyboard Maker – Outline a Story With Visuals

Storyboard Maker is a free Android app for outlining a story. In the app you can outline story scenes by sketching frames then writing text to outline action and dialogue in each scene. Here’s how it works; tap the picture field in a Storyboard Maker scene template and a drawing pad appears on your screen. […]

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5 Popular Tools That You Might Not Realize Work on Android Tablets

There are certainly many more solid apps available for Android tablets than there were a few years, yet there are still many times when someone will ask me if one of my recommended tools is available for Android. In no particular order, here are five of my most frequently recommended tools that will work on […]

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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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Fluency Tutor for Google Chrome Is Now Available for Android

Over the summer Texthelp launched a good service called Fluency Tutor for Google. At the time of its launch Fluency Tutor was only available as a Chrome Web App. The service is now available to students as an Android app too. Fluency Tutor for Google allows teachers to share selected reading passages with their students. […]

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Common Core Quest – Practice Quizzes and Tutorial Videos

Common Core Quest is a new and free Android app from OpenEd.io. The free app gives students access to hundreds of practice quizzes aligned to Common Core standards in math and language arts. Before and after taking a quiz students can watch short video tutorials that address the skills needed to master the standards contained […]

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