According to the Gaurdian, Google ended 2013 with more than a million Android apps on its Google Play store and an article in Education Week questions if Apple will remain king of the hill in its market position. Tablets are taking on the educational market, but will they be successful? One player — Google, may be creeping up. In our expereince at Teachers With Apps we hear mostly of schools using IOS, but we did think it important to acknowlegde that android is giving it the good old college try. It will be interesting in a year to see where the cards fall. If you are involved with a school using an android device, we would love to hear which one.The following apps are just a handful of great educational content available on Google Play, do you have a favorite you would like us to add to the list? AlphaTots Alphabet - Android Apps on Google Play Splash Math Grade 1 - Android Apps on Google Play Bugs and Buttons - Andoid on Google Play Montessori Words & Phonics - Android on Google Play Motion Math - Android on Google Play iTooch 8th Grade Language Arts - Android Apps on Google Play Duolingo: Learn Languages Free - Android Apps on Google Play BrainPOP Featured Movie - Android Apps on Google Play NASA App - Android Apps on Google Play Explain Everything ™ - Android Apps on Google Play *We just had to add this dynamite Math app, which actually makes it 11! WolframAlpha - Android Apps on Google Play
Written by Jayne Clare
Jayne Clare is dedicated to being in the forefront of the ever-changing digital landscape. She has been working directly with students and startups and recognizing what works and what doesn’t, along with the why behind both. Jayne co-founded Teachers With Apps in 2011.