140047 - Android Apps Boost Success

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Android Apps
Boost Success
TCEA 2014
http://goo.gl/4KZVkz
Cindi Payne
Instructional Technology Specialist
Kerr High School, Alief ISD
[email protected]
Clarissa Caro
Science Department Chair
Kerr High School, Alief ISD
[email protected]
• Student Response
System
• Use on all webenabled devices
• Engage students
• Teachers may share
quizzes
• Multiple choice, truefalse, short answer,
exit ticket
• 6 Study modes:
Flashcards, Scatter,
Speller, Learn, Test,
Space Race
• 18 languages
• 13 million free study
sets in various
subjects
• Easy to share
• Store lecture notes
• Make flashcards,
review sheets, &
quizzes
• Connect to your
Evernote account to
transfer notes from
Evernote
• Also add StudyBlue
for Educators
• Great app for
notetaking,
capturing, and
creating
• Makes everything
available across
devices
• Also available:
– Webclipper
– Clearly
Interactive Whiteboard
• Free Virtual
whiteboard
• Multi-finger input
• Straight line mode
• Adjust color, width,
etc.
• Save and load
drawings mode
• Quick Photo Editing
App
• Crop, Resize, &
Finetune your pictures
• Use Autofix and
• Red Eye remover
tools
• Use stylized
adjustments and
effects
AndroVid
Video Editor
• Video Editing App
• Trim, merge, split, add
music, apply effects,
add text, etc.
• Free, Pro version $1.99
• Turn photos and
videos into
presentations
• Add music and text
• Very easy to use
• Free
• Upgradable for
unlimited, full-length
videos
• Create time lapse
photography on
your mobile device
• Render to MP4, FLV,
or MOV formats
• Lots of effects
available
• Lite version is free,
Pro version is $1.99
iVisual Info Touch
• Create infographics
on your Android
device
• Simple to use
• Saves to your google
account
• Free or upgrade for
$1
BrainPOP
Featured Movie
• A different
animated movie
every day
• Quizzes on movie
• BrainPOP
subscribers can log
into their accounts
Academic Apps
Current Events
• TED Talks (Free)
– Streams recorded talks
from some of the world’s
most interesting people.
– Can be used as a current
event app.
– Can be tracked by using
eduCanon (free and paid
version) Can also be
used with YouTube and
TeacherTube videos.
– Other apps
• Science Daily News
• Science.gov
Tutorial site
• Khan Academy
– Math, Science,
Humanities and
Others tutorial sites.
– Students can add you
as their coach so you
can monitor what they
are viewing.
– Lots of resources
onsite for using Khan
academy in the
classroom
Anatomy Review
• 3D Brain
– Allows you to
manipulate the
structure to see all areas
of the brain
– Shows labels,
information about
structure, case studies,
and links to current
research.
– Other review apps:
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Visual Anatomy
Anatomy Muscle
Explore Heart in 3D
Tissue Flashcards
Anatomy Labels
Draw on Pictures
Allows user to label with
handwriting or stylus
Free label
Allows user to label by typing
Biology Review
• iCell
– Gives a 3D view into
the cell of plants,
animals, and bacteria.
Has quizzing function.
– Other review apps
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Decode Mitosis
Popular Biology
AP Biology Exam Prep
AP Science Review
Earth Viewer-earth at
different timelines
Chemistry
• goREACT
– Become a virtual
chemist. Uses a
periodic table and
allows user to create
reactions.
– Other Chemistry apps
• Chemistry helper
(review app)
• Chemist ($$)- virtual
chemistry lab
• Virtual Laboratory – 3
simple virtual labs to
use
Physics
• Simulation apps
– SimPhysics
• Simulation of various
physics activities
– Physics SketchPad
• Allows users to design
objects adding force
and velocity
• Review apps
– Pocket Physics
– High School Physics
Astronomy
• Google Sky Map
– Allows you to map
constellations
• NASA
–
https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta
ils?id=com.google.android.stardroid&hl=
Missions,
enimages,
videos, news
• Rockets 101
– NASA interactive that
allows user to build a
rocket for a mission.
Science Productivity
• Schoology
– Free LMS
• Google Drive
– Easy to share
documents from device
to device
• Ovo Timer
– Simple lab timer
• Remind 101
– Text messaging system
that allows teachers to
share messages with
students and parents
• Learn Spanish,
French, German,
Italian, Portuguese,
and English
• Well-designed and
easy to use
• Fun!
• Free!
• Award winning
“dynamic
mathematics
software”
• Interactive
• For use in teaching,
learning, and
evaluation
• Helps students
visualize math
Graphing Calculator
• Graphing
Calculator by
Herbert Law
• Basic, Graphing, and
Scientific mode
Graphing Calculator
by MathLab
• Graphing &
Scientific calculator
• Multiple functions on
a graph, values,
slopes, etc.
• Easy to read
All Things Google
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Google Drive
Google Earth
Google+
Google Calendar
Google Keep
Video Cloud
• Moderator
• Hangouts
• Blogger
Study Apps
Stay Focused Android App
• Blocks use of certain features of
your smartphone during study
time
Stayfocusd Chrome Extension
• Increase productivity by managing
the amount of time you can spend
on time-wasting websites.
Chrome Extensions
Strict Workflow
• Click the tomato to set a timer for
25 minutes of work (duration can
be adjusted)
• Distracting websites are blocked
until the scheduled 5 minute
break.
I-AM-STUDYING
• Analyzes the amount of time that you
spend on your favorite websites
• Sends blocker message of your
choice if you try to go on those sites
during study time.

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