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8 great apps for Android users

By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura
January 15th, 2014

These Android apps will augment teaching and learning for students and teachers

android-appsiPhones and iPads may have once been educators’ and students’ go-to devices, but Android-based tools are increasingly present in classrooms across the nation.

These eight apps, which cover language learning, communication, word games, and more, are only a sampling of available educational Android apps. What Android apps do you use for professional development, administrative purposes, or in your classroom? Do you have a favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

[Editor’s note: Prices are current as of press time. Please note that app prices may fluctuate.]

1. Duolingo, Free
Students can use this app to learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, or English. They lose hearts for incorrect answers, move forward via bite-sized lessons, and earn progress achievements and recognition.

(Next page: Seven more Android apps)

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