News

Google launches Classroom app

By Laura Devaney
January 15th, 2015

Mobile access is the latest update to Google’s free productivity suite

google-classroomGoogle Classroom users have another way to access the tool with the Jan. 14 launch of the Classroom app for both Android and iOS.

Teachers also have two new tools at their disposal–a teacher assignments page and the ability to archive classes, according to a Google for Education blog post by Jorge Lugo, a software engineer for Google Classroom.

Google Classroom launched 6 months ago, and in that time, students and teachers have turned in more than 30 million assignments–enough to stretch from New York to Los Angeles if they were paper assignments laid end-to-end, Lugo noted.

(Next page: 3 Google Classroom app highlights)