Google for Education
The Google for Education newsletter

Issue XXII, August 2019
This Just In
Announcing 'Future of the Classroom' Country Reports
To better understand the shifts taking place in K-12 education, Google for Education partnered with a global team of researchers. Check out our newly published Future of the Classroom Country Reports to learn about innovation around the world.

Introducing Assignments: your LMS grading companion
Are you seeking the functionality of Classroom, but your school doesn’t use it? Great news – Assignments is now available. Assignments is a coursework creation and grading tool that you can use within G Suite for Education alongside your learning management system (LMS).

Help Us Improve the Google for Education Newsletter
We’d love to get your thoughts to make sure the Google for Education Newsletter content is as useful to you as possible! Please share your feedback on the newsletter with a short survey to let us know what you like, and what can be improved.

Teacher Tools

Catch up on the latest episodes of EDU in 90 to learn more about the Chromebook App Hub, top Chrome Extensions, and more. 

Originality reports, now available in Classroom and Assignments, can help students improve their writing by flagging needed citations, while also providing teachers with a fast and easy way to verify academic integrity.

To help teachers connect with parents and guardians, the Teacher Center’s Advanced Training has a brand new unit, 'Connect with Guardians.' Learn how Google tools can work together to save you time with guardian outreach, personalized communication, and conference management.

Looking for great apps and ideas on how to use them this school year? Check out the Chromebook App Hub and submit ideas on how you use apps in the classroom.

The Google Fonts team has partnered up with Thomas Jockin to create a series of fonts that are aimed at improving reading speed. Check them out in Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides now!

Encourage K-3 students to start the school year with strong reading practice by joining the Rivet Back-To-School Reading Challenge. Rivet is a free app, with over 3,000 leveled books, that helps students practice reading with confidence by offering: real-time pronunciation feedback, definition support on tricky words, and time tracking to help them meet daily reading goals. Show the app in class and send kids home with this Reading Challenge flyer.

Congratulations to 42 of our newest Google Certified Innovators who will be heading to Google NYC on October 2nd-4th to use design thinking to solve a challenge they face in education.

You asked, we listened! Introducing subject-specific coding activities from CS First. Try out our new Characterization and Interactive Presentation activities designed for your ELA classroom, and stay tuned for more!

Over the summer, Applied Digital Skills launched a series of new lessons designed specifically to help you and your students start off the school year right. Find new lessons today on student organization, time management, and more!

eSpark just unlocked free one-year trials of its celebrated math and reading platform. Teachers using Chromebooks and Google for Education tools can claim their accounts to start differentiating instruction with engaging games and activities.

Administrator's Corner

We recently announced the Transformation Report, a free tool built for school administrators to help quantify an organization’s Google for Education implementation across G Suite, Chromebook, Certification and Transformation programs. Tailored recommendations and trends over time help leadership teams know where to drive further impact. Find more details at and express interest to get notified when this offering rolls out next month.

Improving the College Search Experience with Google Search
We’re introducing new ways for students to explore higher education options by expanding our college search experience. Included are US 2-year colleges (in addition to 4-year schools), and popular certificate and associate programs available. A new list feature also helps them discover a wide range of schools and explore different fields of study.

Free Coaching Curriculum Resources
The Dynamic Learning Project coaching program empowers teachers to use technology in impactful ways. Check out the newly launched online training curriculum that helps equip instructional coaches and their administrators with skills and knowledge to implement coaching successfully in their schools.

Analytics powered by Relay
Make smarter, data driven decisions. Analytics in Lightspeed’s Relay product pulls together the usage information for devices, applications & online resources into a single, actionable dashboard - learn more in this recorded webinar.

Missed an issue of the Google for Education newsletter? Check out past issues here.




Check out the Google for Education blog
Did a friend or colleague forward you this email?
Sign up to get Google for Education updates in your inbox.
© 2019 Google LLC 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043
You received this email because you are a Google for Education customer and/or have opted in to updates from Google for Education. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, click here to unsubscribe or customize your communication preferences.