Using a New Smartphone for a Student Lesson Plans, try Wikipedia

Have a new smartphone, why not use it for all types of  information? Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.  Research is now one press away, simply download from the app store/ play store.

Features: Save article to read later or offline, Search articles nearby, Share articles using Android “Share” function, Read article in a different language, Full screen search on Android, Apple / iOS, Windows, BlackBerry smartphones / tablets.

Google Sky – Educators, you already know that Google Earth can help you in your lesson plans about geography, history, far-off cultures, and more.  We’ve now launched Google Sky, which adds another tool to your educational toolkit-outer space!  With the new Sky feature, you can teach your students about astronomy while zooming around the universe.  Real imagery from the Hubble Space Telescope is stitched together with imagery of the rest of the sky to give you a unique experience.


When you tap the icons on the left you will enable (orange in color) and disable various layers of view.  If you select the  one may enter a star, consolations, meteor showers, planets etc….

Android download here 


Convert pad logo image 1Convert Pad – A simple and powerful and feature rich unit converter, currency, and calculator.  Supports 160+ currencies, multiple languages, backup / restore User-defined units on SD Card.  

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Download for Android here

Units - Free Unit Converter app image 001.PNG Units Free Unit Converter Units now supports quick conversions on apple Watch.  Perfect for currency conversions, or any other calculations you need to do throughout your day. Convert over 800 units across 43 different categories.  Built in ruler.  Requires iOS 7 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Apple OS download via App store to read more click here



PDF and Sign app logo image 1 Fill and Sign Forms – any PDF form containing AcroFields.  Attach photos, save created document, view it, mail it, share it etc.  Signature capture capability depends on external Signature Capture library.  You will be prompted for installation from the Google Play Store once needed.

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Android OS download here


Adobe fill and sign logo image 1 Adobe Fill & sign- Easy PDF form –   You can instantly turn digital files or paper documents into forms you can fill, sign, and send electronically.  Snap a picture of a paper to fill out.  This app is available for iPhone and iPad,iPod touch.  Requires iOS 8.1 or later.

Apple OS download available via app Store to read more click here






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