The 50 Best Education Apps For Android

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Mobile learning. Tablets in the classroom. Apps replacing textbooks.

Apple may have started the craze, but the trend is now platform and device-agnostic. While iOS remains the system of choice for most developers (if for no other reason than the wild-west of the Google Play Marketplace versus Apple’s more streamlined iTunes store), learning-with-apps is as accessible on Android devices as it is on the venerable iPad.

The following 50 educational apps–a mix of learning simulations, games, organization tools, and traditional learning apps–is a great place to get started.

The Must-Have Educational Apps List For Android

The Must-Have Educational Apps List For Android

From editors at TeachThought, this is a collection of the must-have educational apps for Android, from learning simulations to organizing tools for project-based learning.

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    Math Duel: 2 Player Math Game - Android Apps on Google Play

    Math Duel: 2 Player Math Game - Android Apps on Google Play

    Two can have fun at the same time! Math Duel: 2 Player Math Game is one of those fun educational games where two players fight each other mathematically. Cool game for...

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    Zeus vs. Monsters - Math Game - Android Apps on Google Play

    Zeus vs. Monsters - Math Game - Android Apps on Google Play

    Become mathematics god and Greek mythology expert with one of the best educational games for kids: Zeus vs. Monsters - Math Game. Download free app now! You know...

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    Math vs. Undead: Math Workout - Android Apps on Google Play

    Math vs. Undead: Math Workout - Android Apps on Google Play

    Math is fun and Math vs. Undead: Math Workout, one of the best games can prove it! It combines zombie games and educational games for kids in one fun game. Kids lov...

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    Math Claw Machine: Sweet Games - Android Apps on Google Play

    Math Claw Machine: Sweet Games - Android Apps on Google Play

    Do you believe that mathematics can take you to the unknown world full of sweets and candies? Math Claw Machine: Sweet Games will show you the magic your beautiful min...

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    Kindle - Android Apps on Google Play

    Kindle - Android Apps on Google Play

    The Kindle app puts over a million books at your fingertips. It's the app for every reader, whether you're a book reader, magazine reader, or newspaper reader-and you...

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    My Alphabook - Android Apps on Google Play

    My Alphabook - Android Apps on Google Play

    Teach your child to learn their letters and numbers from hearing them directly from you, and associating those letter or numbers with whatever image you like! Your c...

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    Plague Inc. - Android Apps on Google Play

    Plague Inc. - Android Apps on Google Play

    Can you infect the world? Plague Inc. is a unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation from developer Ndemic Creations - brought to Android by Mi...

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    Booksy: learn to read platform - Android Apps on Google Play

    Booksy: learn to read platform - Android Apps on Google Play

    Booksy is a learning-to-read platform for young kids (4-9). It is designed from the ground up to help young children, Pre-K through 2nd grade, practice and develop the...

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    Google Drive - Android Apps on Google Play

    Google Drive - Android Apps on Google Play

    With Google Drive, you can store all your files in one place, so you can access them from anywhere and share them with others * Use the Google Drive Android app...

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    YouTube - Android Apps on Google Play

    YouTube - Android Apps on Google Play

    YouTube your way. Get the official YouTube app for Android. Instantly become the DJ, learn Kung Fu and easily share with friends. Catch up on your favorite videos and ...

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    CamScanner -Phone PDF Creator - Android Apps on Google Play

    CamScanner -Phone PDF Creator - Android Apps on Google Play

    60 Million Users Celebration - [Go Pro! Giveaway] Sign up now to unlock full version features for FREE! Turn any Smartphone into a Scanner with CamScanner for Int...

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    eduDroid - Android in education

    eduDroid - Android in education

    One app with LOTS of modules.
    eduDroid is an educational application for use on android devices. It can help engage children in education and learning by providing games, quizzes and tools to increase their understanding and knowledge of educational modules.
    The modules are focussed towards children in KS1 & KS2 education, children with SEND and also some secondary school children.
    The modules include: word searches, handwriting skills, phonics, spelling, reading, eBooks, quizzes, triangle maths, number bonds, precision teaching, sound recording, money counting, hundreds tens and units, playing cards, clock, flash cards and more... all in one application!

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    Timeline Eons

    Timeline Eons

    Timeline Eons is a graphic representation of the entire natural and human history:

    -Extensive and wide-ranging events, from the Big Bang to historical events and future projections.

    -Events are displayed in a large context, revealing and clarifying important historical connections.

    -The app introduces new and fun facts that open the door for exploration, and offers editing features for hands-on and personal learning.

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    Bacterium

    Bacterium

    Download the Bacterium app now to your Kindle Fire or other Android devices from the Amazon Appstore for Android.

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    Evernote - Android Apps on Google Play

    Evernote - Android Apps on Google Play

    ★ New York Times 'Top 10 Must-Have App', Winner: TechCrunch Crunchies, Mashable Awards and the Webbys. ★ Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you rememb...

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    Mindjet Maps for Android - Android Apps on Google Play

    Mindjet Maps for Android - Android Apps on Google Play

    Mindjet Maps for Android *Requires access to a paid Mindjet web account or an active Mindjet trial The best way to visually capture and organize information! Brai...

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    Flipboard: Your News Magazine - Android Apps on Google Play

    Flipboard: Your News Magazine - Android Apps on Google Play

    Flipboard brings together world news and social news in a beautiful magazine designed for your Android phone and tablet. Once you pick a few topics, your Flipboard is ...

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    Quickoffice - Android Apps on Google Play

    Quickoffice - Android Apps on Google Play

    This free app from Google lets you create and edit Microsoft® Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations on your Android phone and tablet. Sign in with your Goo...

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    Pocket - Android Apps on Google Play

    Pocket - Android Apps on Google Play

    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,...

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    Google Play Music - Android Apps on Google Play

    Google Play Music - Android Apps on Google Play

    Google Play Music makes it easy to discover, play and share the music you love on Android and the web. With our new All Access service, you can play millions of son...

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    iTooch 8th Grade Language Arts - Android Apps on Google Play

    iTooch 8th Grade Language Arts - Android Apps on Google Play

    With more than 1,586 worksheets, iTooch 8th Grade Language Arts is a new and fun way of practicing and learning Language Arts for eighth graders. It is, by far, the la...

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    iAnnotate PDF - Android Apps on Google Play

    iAnnotate PDF - Android Apps on Google Play

    iAnnotate PDF is the go-to app for reading and annotating PDFs on your Android tablet. Daunted by the need to work with PDFs on the go? iAnnotate boosts your product...

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    gReader Pro | News RSS Reader - Android Apps on Google Play

    gReader Pro | News RSS Reader - Android Apps on Google Play

    gReader is a simple, fast and intuitive feed/rss reader for Android, featuring beautiful themes, podcast support and full offline support. Read all your rss/feed news ...

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    Animoto Video Maker - Android Apps on Google Play

    Animoto Video Maker - Android Apps on Google Play

    Turn your camera roll into beautiful, pro-quality videos. Choose some of your favorite photos, mix them with one of our engaging styles, and pick a soundtrack from ou...

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    TED - Android Apps on Google Play

    TED - Android Apps on Google Play

    TED's official Android app presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business guru...

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