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Book Creator Comes to Android – Create Multimedia eBooks

The popular multimedia ebook creation iPad app, Book Creator, is now available for Android tablets. The app allows you to create multimedia ebooks by importing or recording videos, typing text, importing and resizing pictures, and altering the layout of your pages to look exactly as you want them to look. To make your ebook as […]

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Map Puzzles for Android Tablets

As I shared on iPadApps4School.com, Digital Gene is a developer of educational apps for Android and iOS. Two their apps that I’ve recently tried are Enjoy Learning World Map Puzzle and Enjoy Learning U.S. Map Puzzle. In Enjoy Learning U.S. Map Puzzle students have to drag and drop the states into their proper places on […]

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3D and Aerial Imagery Comes to Google Earth for Android

Google Earth is one of my “must install apps” for Android tablets that are going to be used in schools. Today, Google Earth for Android received a major update in the form of 3D and aerial imagery. According to Google’s blog post, the update will allow you to navigate in 3D through Boulder, Boston, Santa […]

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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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Fun and Education With GPS Essentials

Yesterday, I published a post about creating QR codes for GPS locations to build scavenger hunts. In that post I mentioned an app called GPS Essentials that a friend turned me on to. I spent some time last evening having fun testing out GPS Essentials. In addition to the expected features of showing your current […]

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