Tag archives for Apps

  1. Google Maps adds Photo Tours of World Landmarks – in 3D

      Google Maps is an amazing resource. Google has just announced a new feature of Google Maps - Photo Tours. Photo Tours are 3D photo scenes of over 15,000 popular sites from around the world, including Yosemite, St. Mark’s Basilica, Trevi Fountain, Buckingham Palace, the Anne Frank house and much more.   When you search for a location […]

  2. Android for Education Resource Web Page

      Today I added an “Android for Education” resource permanent page. With Android being such a popular OS and a majority of my students having Android phones, and I use an Android phone, I’ve been posting a lot of resources. I decided to collect them all into one permanent page, like the Evernote, Google, and Discovery […]

  3. Adobe Reader mobile adds some great new features

      Adobe Reader for mobile has an update with some great new features. The new version for iOS and Android lets you sign PDF documents electronically, as well as annotate, comment, and fill out forms. The interface is also updated. You can electronically sign a document by simply drawing your signature with your finger on a touchscreen.   These […]

  4. #Appy Hour was an ‘Appstanding’ Success!

    The Texas DEN Leadership Council hosted a Twitter chat on Tuesday, March 20, called ‘Appy Hour’ using the hashtag #appyhour. If you saw tweets flying by sharing outstanding information or answering questions related to the instructional uses of apps in the classroom then you saw part of the #appyhour Twitter chat. Questions were posed throughout […]

  5. 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education

    25 Free Resources from Discovery Education 1. New Teacher Survival Central – http://www.discoveryeducation.com/survival/index.cfm 2. Curiosity – explore and learn a variety of topics – http://curiosity.discovery.com/ 3. Clip Art Gallery – free clip art – http://school.discoveryeducation.com/clipart/?pID=clipart 4. Energy Balance 101 – get and keep students healthy – http://energybalance101.com/ 5. The Road Ahead – energy lessons and […]

  6. Google Announces Google Play – music, movies, books and apps

      Google has just announced Google Play. Google Play will combine the Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore. Google is describing Google Play as a “digital entertainment destination” combining apps, games, movies, music and books into one place.   All of your musics, movies, books and apps are stored online, always available on any device through Google Play. Google […]

  7. Reflection App

    By Linda Rush Using the $15 Reflection App on an Apple computer, it’s now possible to MIRROR the screen of an iPad2 or iPhone4S right on your screen.   AirPlay mirror your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to any Mac running OS X 10.6+, wirelessly. This  makes your Apple computer function like an AppleTV for iOS mirroring, except […]

  8. Adobe PhotoShop Touch for iPad2 now available

      Adobe announces the availability of Adobe Photoshop Touch for the iPad2. Photoshop is the premiere, industry standard, for photo editing and effects and having it available for the iPad expands it’s usability.   The Android version of Adobe Photoshop Touch, along with other Adobe Touch Apps, was launched on Android back in November 2011.   Photoshop Touch brings core Photoshop […]

  9. Appy Hour at the iCafe with the TX DEN

    Come Join the TX DEN for our first Tweet Chat Appy Hour on Twitter ~ Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6pm CST with hashtag #appyhour. During this fun hour of learning, the TX DEN will lead discussions on using Apps effectively throughout the content areas in k-12 education. While its important to know the best […]

  10. No SmartBoard? Use an iPad!

    After finally getting my own iPad this Spring, I have found that I am using it almost daily in some of the classes that I’m teaching. At my school, I’m still using a chalkboard, so I have no Interactive White Board. But, I have found some great apps in the last few months that give […]

  11. Web 2.0 Tool of the Week: MyUdutu Teach and Learn

    Create interactive online courses for FREE with the Udutu course authoring tool! Courses are SCORM compliant, and can be shared and hosted with the MyUdutu Facebook application, a url link created when the course is published, a Udutu Guru account, or exported to Moodle, Blackboard, and other Learning Management System (LMS) platforms. The following are […]

  12. Discovery Education U.S. Geography App

    Discovery Education hit the iTunes App store with U.S. Geography by Discovery Education. The app is intended for 5th grade students studying U.S. Geography in the classroom, but is enjoyable and informative for people of all ages. Available through the App Store, the U.S. Geography by Discovery Education app offers educators and students videos, knowledge-based […]