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Improving education through apps

Use Google's latest technology to design, develop and distribute your apps for education.

Integrating with Google Classroom and Apps for Education

Over 40 million students and teachers around the world use Google Apps for Education to communicate and work together, and Classroom is the newest GAFE tool that turns Docs and Drive into mission control for students and teachers. Here are integration possibilities:

  • Google Classroom now offers an API and share button that developers can integrate with, along with a share intent integration for mobile. For more information or to get started, visit the Google Classroom developer site.
  • You can also also develop for the Google Apps for Education platform by creating add-ons that add functionality right into Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms.
  • Submit an app to the Apps Marketplace.
  • Integrate with the Admin SDK to help schools manage users, groups, devices, policies and apps. Learn more.

Developer resources

Google has created courses to help developers learning to code. Check out these free online courses to learn more:

You can also search our directory for the latest in Computer Science curricula.

To learn more about an educator's view of Google for Education, review the public site for users.

Google Play for Education

If you've built an Android or Chrome app that would be great for schools — or even have an idea for one — you should learn more about Google Play for Education. Google Play for Education is a destination for educators that allows them to easily discover, purchase, and deploy apps to their students with just a few clicks.

Android apps for education

Android apps are easily discovered by educators through Google Play for Education, Google’s content destination just for schools. Google Play for Education has a range of educational apps in an ever-growing catalogue across grades and subjects.

Bring your educational app into the school and help transform learning. Learn more at developer.android.com/edu.

Chrome apps for education

Students in over 10,000 schools around the world are now using Chromebooks, and Chrome apps play an important role in educating them. Start developing web apps for schools.

If you already have a Chrome application and would like to add it to Google Play for Education, Google’s exclusive content destination just for schools, review the Guidelines and follow the instructions to publish your Chrome app. Although some Android apps can run on Chrome, these apps are not yet available through Google Play for Education.

Designed for Families

The new family discovery experience on Google Play is a great way to surface your family-friendly education apps. Apps that meet the program requirements will be featured through Google Play's family-friendly browse and search experiences so that parents can find suitable, trusted, high-quality apps and games more easily.

Opt-in your apps and games to Designed for Families from the All Applications page in the Developer Console, under Pricing and Distribution. For more information on opting-in, visit the Android Developers Website or the Google Play Developer Help Center.