Google for Education Stories January 21

Last year, Google launched the Chromebook App Hub to showcase the best classroom software and ideas. At BETT 2020, the directory is seeing a suite of updates, including a search capability and more filtering, while there is a new Chromebook app licensing model.

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Google Classroom rubrics and originality reports exit beta

Besides Chromebooks, Google Classroom is another popular education tool from the company that lets teachers manage assignments while letting students collaborate in discussions. After entering beta last year, Google is launching new rubric and originality report tools for all G Suite for Education customers.

Google for Education Stories August 14, 2019

With Course Kit, students and teachers can use Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides with existing school software. Ahead of the new semester, the service is now called Google Assignments, with Google also introducing Originality Reports.

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Google for Education Stories July 29, 2019

Earlier this year, Google rolled out Work Insights for G Suite enterprise customers that help track adoption rates, collaboration statistics, and work patterns. A similar tool is now coming to Google for Education users with “transformation reports.”

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Google for Education Stories June 19, 2019

Ahead of next week’s ISTE 2019, Google for Education announced a slew of G Suite updates for schools. Classroom is adding grading rubrics and SIS syncing, while locked mode Quizzes on Chromebooks are launching this August.

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Google for Education Stories March 4, 2019

Google’s new Chromebook App Hub showcases the best classroom applications and ideas

Chrome OS is a big player in the education space, and Google is continuing its lead with the new Chromebook App Hub. Announced at SXSW Edu today, it provides a collection of trusted apps and other activities that best leverage a Chromebook’s capabilities.

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