New: 10 of the best Android apps for education in 2012

Splashtop Whiteboard Allows teachers and students to turn their Android tablet into an interactive whiteboard.

Last year we presented “Ten of the best Android apps for education,” which highlighted some of the best apps for Google Android-based mobile devices. Now, with recent upgrades in touch technology and HD features, we’ve come up with a new list of the best Android-based education apps for 2012.

This year’s list includes some of the most highly rated apps, both by teachers and by students, and features a range that spans from an innovative and hyperlinked dictionary developed by the Cognitive Science Laboratory at Princeton University to an interactive whiteboard app for tablets.

For every app we’ve listed, we’ve included a brief description, software compatibility, suggested use, features, price, rating, and a link to a more in-depth summary with an option to purchase on Google.…Read More

Ten of the best Android apps for education

Some applications can be used on both Apple and Android products, while others are item specific.

After we published a report on “10 of the best apps for education” for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, many readers wondered when we would produce a similar list for those with Google Android-based mobile devices. So, here are 10 of our favorite Android apps for education. Did your favorite applications make the list? If not, share them in the comments section of this story.

Readers: Here are our favorite apps for education

Suggestions from readers ranged from elementary math apps to assessment apps for teachers.

In our recent story, “10 of the best apps for education,” Assistant Editor Jenna Zwang listed several apps for mobile devices that can help classroom processes or present new ways to learn.

Many eSN readers weighed in with their own suggestions as well, naming not only their personal favorites, but also education apps that have been tried and tested with success in the classroom, and with administrators and teachers.

Here are some of our readers’ suggestions for the best apps for education.…Read More

10 of the best apps for education

As iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches become more integrated in classrooms, educators and students are looking for new ways to apply them to the learning process. Applications on all of these devices can help automate current classroom processes or present new ways to learn that previously had been unexplored.

In this special feature, we’ve assembled a list of education “apps” for Apple devices that we think are noteworthy. Five are free, and the other five range in price from $0.99 to $9.99. What do you think of these apps? And, which apps for Apple devices are you using now that aren’t on our list? Share your thoughts in the comments section of this story.

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