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The Google for Education NEWSLETTER ISSUE XXVI | January 2020
Three Things to Know
Introducing a collection of six creativity apps that can be purchased from select Chromebook providers, and easily managed at scale from within Google’s Admin Console – simplifying the experience for G Suite and Chromebook Admins. 
Resources to find apps and how to use them in the classroom are now available on the Chromebook App Hub, including new filters to find policy information, Google integrations, and the best apps for tablets and touchscreens. Start your search.
You can enable originality reports on up to three assignments per course for free. To get unlimited access to originality reports, talk to your G Suite administrator about upgrading to G Suite Enterprise for Education. 
Educator Resources
Check out our quick tutorial videos on G Suite tools for Google Classroom, Google Docs, Google Slides, and more, delivered right to your inbox and receive a certification of completion.
Based on feedback from teachers like you, we're rolling out updates to our curriculum and lesson overview pages to make it easier for you to find relevant lessons and resources. Updates include featured collections, new search, enhanced filters, and more.   
Looking to help your students apply for college or other educational opportunities? Get your students prepared for their future education with free, video-based lessons from Applied Digital Skills. Check out the new College Readiness Collection today.
Canva for Education works seamlessly with Google Drive and Google Classroom allowing teachers and students to create posters, worksheets, infographics, reports, and animated presentations on Chromebooks. Try it for free today!
Students can use Adobe Spark to easily create narrated videos, writing assignments, presentations, flyers, newsletters, portfolios, and web pages. Watch the video to see Spark in action on Chromebooks in the classroom.
Product News
The newest Chromebooks are here, including the Lenovo 10e Chromebook Tablet. Learn about the latest updates with the Chrome Education Upgrade and the new Automatic Update Expiration date policy.
To continue to improve the feedback process, you can now use rubrics when you create an assignment in Google Classroom, as well as reuse old rubrics, import and export rubrics, and automatically calculate a grade from a rubric. 

Extra Credit
EDU in 90, Google for Education's video series, is back for its sixth season! Catch up on all the latest episodes, including product news, Chrome OS security, and more.
Don't miss our second online Digital Security Summit in partnership with Amplified IT on February 20th. We'll explore Google's security practices and some powerful security tools such as G Suite Enterprise for Education.
Discover how your school can receive free deployment support, PD services, or school transformation consulting when purchasing Chromebooks and the Chrome Education Upgrade in 2020.
Be the first to know -- the 2020 cohort dates of the Google Certified Innovator program are being announced soon. Sign up to be notified when they're announced.
See how Tori Pickens, the winner of our Hour of Code social media contest, is using CS First to teach her students how to build resilience, experience success from perseverance, and show gratitude. 
Google partnered with Digital Promise to research the impact of coaching on teaching and what makes an effective coaching program. Check out our insights on coach workload, coach-teacher relationship, use of technology, and recommendations for adoption of high quality coaching.