Google is starting to roll out a new version of Google Sheets (aka Spreadsheets). Take a look at this video for some of the new improvements:
I'm looking forward to improved copy and paste of large data sets and the ability of to create custom filters. I suspect that custom filters on Google Sheets like the Master Faculty Schedule (imagine a filter that would show you all the teacher non-teaching a specific period) will be very handy.
If you want to opt in to the new Google Sheets experience click here to open you drive settings and click the Try the new Google Sheets Learn more box. Don't forget to click the save button commit your settings changes.