The updates released recently are also available for offline access with no internet connection. To try out these new tricks, you will need to update your Docs and Slides app.
In addition, I encourage you to plan to utilize Google Classroom for the 15-16 school year. It is easy to use and a seamless way to keep the work flow going between the teacher and students. I have continued to provide snippets of information about Google Classroom regularly on my blog but below I have connected you to all of the Google Classroom getting started resources that are available. I believe you will find that it is very easy to use. Attend the district workshop on Google Classroom being offered on Monday, August 4, 8-12. You will have time to learn about Google Classroom and get some of your information set up before school starts.