Using Excel in the Classroom
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Using Excel in the Classroom



© 2002 | 104 pages | Corwin

"By guiding teachers and their students through the workings of Excel, this book ultimately leads to high-ordered decision making about data management and interpretation—a compelling reality of the 21st century."
Nancy Tanner Edwards, Professor of Education
Missouri Western State College
St. Joseph, MO

"A wonderful tool for instruction in Excel. The authors have given a clear and concise explanation which is easy to comprehend, in addition to practical examples to use with students."
Peggy Miller, Technology Coordinator/Teacher
St. James/Seton School
Omaha, NE 

  Make Microsoft Excel™ work for you—in the classroom and at your desk!

Microsoft Excel is much more than a simple spreadsheet program. It is a sophisticated and flexible reporting, planning, and presentation tool that teachers can use effectively for curriculum prep, class projects, budget planning and reporting, and even as a database. Here is all you need to know on

  • Understanding Excel
  • Creating a gradebook
  • Solving basic mathematics problems
  • Building formulas and functions
  • Creating charts and graphs
  • Making Web pages
  • Using color, fonts, and graphics in presentations

. . . and all of it built by tech experts and experienced educators, especially for teachers.

Using Excel in the Classroom is the essential how-to for teachers at all grade levels, filled with specific, classroom-tested templates, and techniques that teachers need most!

 
Preface
Acknowledgments  
 
About the Authors
 
1. Understanding Microsoft Excel
 
2. Creating a Gradebook
 
3. Basic Math and Excel
 
4. Formulas and Functions
 
5. Using Excel as a Database
 
6. Creating Charts
 
7. Printing an Excel Worksheet or Workbook
 
Index

"By guiding teachers and their students through the workings of Excel, this book ultimately leads to high-ordered decision making about data management and interpretation—a compelling reality of the 21st century."

Nancy Tanner Edwards, Professor of Education
Missouri Western State College

"A wonderful tool for instruction in Excel. The authors have given a clear and concise explanation which is easy to comprehend, in addition to practical examples to use with students."

Peggy Miller, Technology Coordinator/Teacher
St. James/Seton School; Omaha, NE

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