Google Docs and Classroom: your school year sidekicks

School’s in! As you settle into your classes and start to juggle soccer practice, club meetings and homework, we’re here to help. We’ve been spending the summer “break” creating new tools to help you save time, collaborate with classmates and create your best work—all for free. Schoolwork, minus the work Writing papers is now a lot easier with the Research tool in Docs for Android.Read the full article

Research in Google Docs

Writing papers is now a whole lot easier with the Research tool in Docs for Android. Search Google without leaving Docs, and once you find the quotes, facts and images you’re looking for, you can add them to your document with just a couple taps. That means less time switching between apps, and more time perfecting your thesis statement. Get the Docs app for Android:

Voice typing in Docs

With Voice typing, you can record ideas or even compose an entire essay without touching your keyboard. When using Docs in Chrome, activate Voice typing in the Tools menu. When you’re on the go, tap the microphone button on your phone’s keyboard. Voice typing is available in more than 40 languages, so we can help with your French homework, too. Voilà! Try it at

Explore in Google Sheets

With the Explore panel in Google Sheets, you can now spend less time trying to decipher your data, and more time making a point. Explore creates charts and insights automatically, so you can visualize trends and understand your data in seconds. It’s like having an expert analyst right by your side. Get the Sheets app for Android ( or try it at

Google Classroom: Mission control for students and teachers

Every class is on a mission. Now, with Google Classroom, we have a mission control. Designed with teachers and students, it helps easily connect the class, track their progress and achieve more together. Visit to learn more.