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Free best-in-class tools for the classroom

Figma and FigJam are design and collaboration software used by professional designers, engineers, and makers of all kinds. Use them to ideate, create, and share work—all free, as a student or teacher.

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Tools for the classroom

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Explore ideas together with FigJam

FigJam is an online whiteboard where possibilities turn into plans. Teachers can facilitate collaborative group learning while encouraging active participation from students. It’s best suited for classroom discussions, brainstorms, and group work.

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Bring ideas to life with Figma

Figma is a multiplayer, intuitive design tool used by professionals. Create graphics, presentations, prototypes, and more—all with real-time collaboration and feedback. Figma and FigJam live side by side so that students can turn their ideas into reality, faster.

New-school features for every grade level

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Level up lessons

Brainstorm group ideas with your class using sticky notes, stamps, images, videos, and more.

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Share with the class

Encourage a new way for students to collaborate in real time with audio chat, cursor chat, voting, and comments.

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Make it real

Mock up website assets, build interactive prototypes to present ideas, and curate a portfolio of work.

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Learn from the pros

Learn from other designers and download readymade templates, widgets, and more —all from Figma's Community.

Start using Figma with your class

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1. Create an account

Use your student or teacher email address to sign up for Figma here.

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2. Get verified

Once you’ve created your Figma account, verify that you are a student or educator by clicking here.

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3. Set up your education team

Create, upgrade, or join an existing team to start collaborating and get access to all professional paid tools.

Bring Figma and FigJam to your entire school district

Figma and Google are teaming up to help students transform ideas into reality by bringing Figma and FigJam to Chromebooks in the US—for free.

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