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Android for Academics

We often overlook the Google Android platform here at Edgalaxy in favour of the iPhone even though it has over 15 million users around the world.  Andrew Cullison the founder of Android for Academics shot me an email to tell me about his great list of apps he and others have specifically made for teachers and students on the Android including

Grade Book for Professors (with Google Docs Sync)

Direct Market Link

Edit your grade book directly from your phone!

  • No need to sync two separate grade books! Use one primary grade that is stored in the cloud on Google Spreadsheets.
  • Email a student their grades with the click of a button!
  • Pin-number to protect your grade books in case your phone is lost.
  • Direct Market Linknote this link only works when browsing from an Android Phone

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Attendance (with Google Docs Sync)

Direct Market Link

A simple and efficient way to take attendance with your Android device! All attendance results are saved to a Google Spreadsheet.

  • No need to enter student names into phone. Just get the student names into a Google Spreadsheet and the app handles the rest.
  • Direct Market Linknote this link only works when browsing from an Android Phone

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Grade Ticker

Direct Market Link

Simple tool to help professors and teachers make grade tallying more efficient

  • Integrates with Gradebook for Professors for easy grade entry
  • Direct Market Linknote this link only works when browsing from an Android Phone

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Grade Rubric

Direct Market Link

Simple tool grading tool for professors and teachers who use a grading rubric for assignments. Option to auto-generate an email with detailed grade report for student.

  • Custom rubric labels.
  • Choose letter rubrics and numbers rubrics
  • Integrates with Gradebook for Professors for easy grade entry
  • Direct Market Linknote this link only works when browsing from an Android Phone

Check it out here and be sure to let us know if you know of any other great Android Apps