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Android Resources (inc. Nexus 7 & Samsung Galaxy Tab)


On this page you'll find a list of free apps which can be used on Android tablets to enhance teaching & learning.


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If you have an Android or Apple (iOS) device (coming soon), you may also like to download my free companion app to this website.  

It will give you links to all of my resources and alert you each time new ones are added to the site.  

You can also try it out using the live demo on the right of this page.

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School Timetable Delux Education Schedule Deluxe - the ultimate helper for school and study. The app is designed for pupils who want to have their entire school life under control, students who want more control in their studies or simply parents who want to their childrens schedule with them. In addition to the curriculum itself can also manage homework and grades easy and straightforward. In order not to go into detail, I will mention only briefly discuss the five main reasons for this timetable: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=tobi.tools.timetable&feature=related_apps#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwOSwidG9iaS50b29scy50aW1ldGFibGUiXQ.. 
Speed Reading Trainer Productivity Ivy Standard presents the Speed Reading Tutor! This speed reading app is a fun, effective and FREE way to increase your reading abilities. This app uses the fundamentals of metaguiding and viewing exercises to train your eyes to process text quicker. We have also included a diagnostic tool so you can check your progress as you read! A small selection of public domain works has been provided for your reading pleasure and new articles and books are being added frequently! The average adult reads at about 250 words per minutes with a 70% comprehension rate. Students who have used the Ivy Standard system have seen increases of up to 500 WPM in as little as two weeks of use. Development of this app is made possible through support from our sponsors. If you would like an ad free version (and a large library of text), try the full version of this app! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gxrtech.speedread&feature=more_from_developer 
Study Checker Education This app automatically records your study or break times. It displays the stats of each study and break time for a day, a week, a month, and a custom period. Also, it supports the stats for per-study and per-break. Please give us your valuable feedback. Thank you for using our app. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mjsoft.apps.sc_ad&feature=search_result 
Andie Graph Education Get a TI-82, TI-83, TI-83+, TI-85, AND TI-86 emulator for your phone! Andie Graph is an Android port of the AlmostTI emulator by Marat Fayzullin  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.supware.tipro&feature=apps_topselling_free 
Class Dojo Education ClassDojo helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators. Teachers can use this app to give students realtime feedback while in class - it will sync with the main ClassDojo website. Better learning habits, smoother lessons, and hassle-free data - and it's free for teachers! Enhance your class with some dojo! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.classdojo.android 
PushBullet Productivity PushBullet makes it easy to push notes, lists, reminders, addresses, and more to your Android phones and tablets. Ever notice that it's easy for other people to get things on your phone (by email, text message, etc), but if you want to get something on your own phone, it can be a real pain? PushBullet solves this problem by making it easy to push to your devices, making them even more useful! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pushbullet.android 
AudioBoo Media & Video Share your voice with your friends, family or the world. Add a photo, title & location. Automatically send to Twitter, Facebook, Posterous and more. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fm.audioboo.application&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImZtLmF1ZGlvYm9vLmFwcGxpY2F0aW9uIl0. 
SimpleMind Free mind mapping Productivity SimpleMind Free for Android™ is a mind mapping tool that turns your android phone or tablet into a brainstorming, idea collection and thought structuring device. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.modelmakertools.simplemindfree 
My Data Manager Tools Take control of your mobile data - save money & use your plans more effectively. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mobidia.android.mdm&hl=en 
ES File Explorer Productivity Featured File manager & App manager which can explore the phones & computers. ES File Explorer is a free, featured all-in-one file manager & application manager & task killer & cloud storage (Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, Box.net, Sugarsync, Yandex, Amazon S3) client & ftp client & samba client which explores the pictures, music, video, document & other files on your phone and your computer. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.estrongs.android.pop&feature=nav_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDNd 
Box Business Box for Android lets you view and share files from anywhere! With 5GB free, Box makes it easy to access and edit your files, share content and stay connected with your team from anywhere on any device. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.box.android 
MyScript Calculator Tools **MyScript Calculator: The Free handwriting calculator for your Android device** With MyScript© Calculator, perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.visionobjects.calculator 
Avast! Mobile Security Tools Full-featured, best/top-rated Android antivirus & security app (4.7 of 5 stars). Remote cell phone tracker/locator and malware protection (with USSD blocker). Highly recommended by Android authorities, AV-Test, PCAdvisor, Techworld, and now over 10 million users worldwide! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.avast.android.mobilesecurity 
Quick Cleaner Tools Quick Cleaner - Clean up all cache and histories to speed up your phone and optimize its performance! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.quicklab.cleaner 
UStream Media & Video Go live and watch live video on your phone or tablet - anytime, anywhere! Broadcast live and watch live video on your phone or tablet - anytime, anywhere! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=tv.ustream.ustream 
Twitcasting Live Media & Video TwitCasting Live is a Free App to let you stream live video and twitter tweets (or Faceboook posts) simultaneously from your Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sidefeed.TCLive 
Flashify Tools Flashify lets you share a url from a browser without Flash support to another browser that has Flash. This app does not include Flash, it just makes Flash easier to access after it's installed. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nightshadelabs.anotherbrowser 
Diigodroid Social Bookmark pages from the browser to your Diigo.com account. Select Menu, "Share page" and then the new option "Diigo". You'll need to sign in to your account when you first use Diigo. This app is very small and simple. It only posts links - no highlights or commenting! For more features, try Power Note. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fi.tarmo.android.diigodroid 
Teamviewer Productivity Remotely control your computer with TeamViewer Free while you are on the road! Mobile and flexible: remotely access computers from your android device! Easily support friends and family when they have computer problems - no matter where you are. You can also benefit from gaining access to your private home computer to edit documents or use particular software while you are on the road. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teamviewer.teamviewer.market.mobile 
TED Education TED's official Android app presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus, and music legends. Find more than 1200 TEDTalk videos and audios (with more added each week) on the official TED app -- now for tablets and smartphones. This app is made possible with the generous support of Sony. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ted.android 
SoundCloud Media & Video Discover, hear, record and share your sounds with the official SoundCloud app New sound recording features: ✓ Pause and Resume for sound recording: perfect if you need to take a break or record long segments of audio. ✓ Trim and edit: Remove unwanted interruptions or mistakes to improve the quality of your recordings. ✓ Fade in/out https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.soundcloud.android 
Join.me viewer Productivity Attend your next online meeting on your mobile device with the join.me mobile viewer. View someone’s screen and collaborate in real time, on your time, 100% Free. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.logmein.joinme 
Shortblogger for Tumblr Social ShortBlogger is Tumblr Client for Android. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.luckydroid.tumblelog 
Screen filter Tools Reduce the brightness of your screen for night-time viewing. Applies a shade that acts as a dimmer to ensure your eyes don't hurt. Far more powerful than Android's built-in brightness setting. Great for low-light gaming, web browsing, and eBook reading. It even saves battery life for AMOLED displays! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.haxor 
Plume for Twitter Communication Plume is a beautiful and completely customizable Twitter app that will revolutionize the way you use Twitter! Brought to you by the authors of the popular Beautiful Widgets, Plume is one of the best Twitter clients for Android! (Plume was formerly known as Touiteur) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.levelup.touiteur 
Play Safe Tools Never worry about them buying apps, making calls, or starting other apps you don't want them to access. Play Safe protects your phone while keeping your child engaged and entertained. - Decide which apps you want your child to access - Enable Child Lock to protect your phone - Your child can only access the apps selected - When they're done playing, easily unlock to regain control https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.play.safe.app 
Mindomo (mind mapping) Productivity Capture your thoughts directly on mind maps, turn them into presentations on the fly, and share them with others. Synchronize your maps to the cloud, from any device. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.EXswap.Mindomo 
File2PDF Productivity It is free, no ads. Convert file/folder to a pdf, Only support .htm/.html/.jpg/.png/.bmp. Convert FreeNote(version>=7.9.8) page/pages to a PDF. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fiistudio.file2pdf 
Facebook Messenger Communication Facebook Messenger — a faster way to message. Reach friends wherever they are with Facebook Messenger. -Message a friend or start a group conversation -Reach friends on mobile or web -Get push notifications -Know who's seen your messages -Include your location and share photos https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.orca 
Dolphin Browser Communication Dolphin Browser is the FASTEST, EASIEST and most FUN mobile Web browser Download Dolphin's free mobile browser and join the 16 million plus who enjoy the exclusive features of our elite mobile web browser. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobi.mgeek.TunnyBrowser 
Blogger Social You can easily publish posts with pictures, labels and location information. Also, you can view the list of posts and if you have multiple accounts or blogs, you can easily switch between them. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.blogger 
BBC Media Player Media & Video BBC Media Player works with other BBC websites and applications to provide video and audio playback on your Android phone. We're just rolling it out now to the BBC iPlayer website. Other applications and websites will follow. Once you have downloaded this application, continue to browse the BBC iPlayer website on your Android device as normal. When you play any video or audio the BBC Media Player will launch and handle playback of the content. We've worked hard to integrate it as much as possible with the website, so don't worry if you don't notice this happening. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.uk.co.bbc.android.mediaplayer 
Air Droid Tools AirDroid is a fast, free app that lets you wirelessly manage your Android from your favorite browser. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sand.airdroid 
Adobe Reader Productivity The global standard for reliably viewing and sharing PDF documents Adobe® Reader® is the free, trusted leader for reliably viewing and interacting with PDF documents across platforms and devices. Install the free Adobe Reader mobile app to work with PDF files on your Android smartphones and tablets. Easily access, manage, and share a wide variety of PDF file types, including PDF Portfolios, password-protected documents, fillable forms, and Adobe LiveCycle® rights-managed PDF files. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adobe.reader 
ASTRO File Manager / Browser Productivity It's like Windows Explorer or Mac’s Finder for your phone or tablet and allows you to easily browse and organize all of your pictures, music, videos and documents. It also gives you the ability to stop processes that burn battery life and backup your apps in case you lose or change phones. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.metago.astro 
Dolphin Browser Communication Dolphin Browser(Formerly Dolphin Browser HD) is the world's first Gesture, Sonar and Add-on enabled mobile web browser on Android. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobi.mgeek.TunnyBrowser 
YouTube Media & Video Keep up with your favorite YouTube channels and access the world’s videos anywhere with the official YouTube app for Android. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.youtube 
Wunderlist Productivity Organize your tasks, sync them between devices and share your lists with anyone. ★ WUNDERLIST IS MULTI-PLATFORM AND COMPLETELY FREE, INCLUDING CLOUD SYNC ★ https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wunderkinder.wunderlistandroid 
Ultimate Rotation Control Tools Fully control the orientation of your screen. Lock to all rotations. The one and only rotation control app that can REALLY LOCK your screen in ANY orientation and also FORCE the automatic orientation to override app specific settings. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nl.fameit.rotate 
Twitter Social Official Twitter app for Android. Wherever you are, Twitter brings you closer. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.twitter.android 
Street View on Google Maps Travel & Local With Google Maps Street View, you can explore the world at street level. See popular landmarks, check out places you want to visit in your hometown or far away, and take a virtual trip around the world. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.street 
Skype Communication Make free Skype-to-Skype video calls, and call phones at Skype rates on the move Free voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype, whether they’re on an Android, iPhone, Mac or PC, as well as IMs to your friends and family, no matter where they are. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.skype.raider 
Microsoft Skydrive Productivity SkyDrive is the place to store your files so you can access them from virtually any device. With SkyDrive for Android, you can now easily access and share files on the go. You can also upload photos or videos from your phone to SkyDrive. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.skydrive 
Pocket - formerly Read It Later News & Magazines When you find something on the web that you want to view later, put it in Pocket. It automatically syncs to your phone, tablet or computer so you can view it any time, even without an internet connection. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ideashower.readitlater.pro 
Google Maps Travel & Local Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.maps 
Lookout Security & Antivirus Tools Protect your phone without draining your battery. Find a lost or stolen phone, get antivirus protection, and back up your data – all for FREE. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lookout 
KIK Messenger Communication Kik Messenger 19 million users love Kik! It's the fast, simple, and personal smartphone messenger that connects you to everyone you love to talk to. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kik.android 
LinkedIn Social For Professionals Going Places. Get on-the-go access to your professional network with the LinkedIn app for Android. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.linkedin.android 
Kingsoft Office (Free) Busiess Allow you View & Edit Office files Anywhere and Anytime. Kingsoft Office is the only mobile Office with full-features FREE. Support for running on Android 2.1 and above system. User-friendly & nice UI interface! Users from over 200 countries and regions around the world are using it.  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cn.wps.moffice_eng 
HootSuite Social HootSuite for Android: Manage Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare from one place. Manage multiple social networks on the go with HootSuite for Android. Now supports multiple Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Foursquare accounts. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hootsuite.droid.full 
Google Reader News & Magazines Follow your favorite sites, blogs, and more, all in one place. The Google Reader app syncs across all your devices, so your reading lists are always up to date. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.reader 
Google Earth Travel & Local Fly around the planet with a swipe of your finger with Google Earth for Android. Explore distant lands or reacquaint yourself with your childhood home. Search by voice for cities, places, and businesses. Browse layers including roads, borders, places, photos and more. Visit the Earth Gallery to find exciting maps such as real-time earthquakes, planes in flight, hiking trails, city tours, and more. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.earth 
Firefox Communication The Mozilla Firefox Web browser brings the best of desktop browsing to Android. It’s fast, easy to use and customizable, with the latest security and privacy features to help you stay safe online. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.mozilla.firefox 
Dropbox Productivity Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your Android device, and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dropbox.android 
Skitch Productivity Annotate, edit and save your photos & scribbles… fast Skitch, the popular desktop app has gone mobile. Annotate an image with arrows, shapes and text. Sketch something new and markup an existing photo, then save your creations to Evernote or share them with other applications. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.evernote.skitch&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5ldmVybm90ZS5za2l0Y2giXQ.. 
Evernote Productivity Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.evernote 
Chrome Communication The speed and simplicity of Chrome, now on your Android phone and tablet. Search and browse fast with Chrome on your Android phone and tablet. Sign in to sync your personalized Chrome experience from your computer to bring it with you anywhere you go. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.android.chrome 
Camera Launcher for Nexus 7 Tools This very simple application adds a launcher icon for the Camera application. This allows you to use the Camera and Video Camera applications on your Nexus 7, including the funny camera effects. :) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.modaco.cameralauncher 
Atooma Tools Atooma makes your smartphone smarter Create your Atooma to get any kind of task automagically performed on your smartphone. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.atooma 
Buffer Social Buffer is the best way to share to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and App.net from apps like Flipboard, Zite, Pulse, Feedly, Google Currents and Google Reader. Whenever you find something great you want to share, add it to your queue and it will be posted for you to Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn well spaced out over the day. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.buffer.android 
Google Drive Productivity Access & edit all of your Google docs https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.docs 
Pinterest Social Discover, collect, and share inspiration Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web.  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pinterest 
Advanced Task Killer Productivity ATK is pretty simple. Open this tool and take a look at the running applications list? Uncheck some apps you don't want to kill (such as Advanced Task Killer and some system apps) Tap the button 'Kill selected apps', it will kill all applications checked. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rechild.advancedtaskkiller 
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