ERIC Number: ED464613
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Using Excel in the Classroom.
Summerville, Jennifer; Morrow, Jean; Howell, Dusti
Microsoft Excel 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. This book, a how-to guide for teachers at all grade levels, provides information on the fundamentals of creating powerful spreadsheets that can enhance classroom teaching and learning. The book, filled with specific classroom-tested templates, and techniques, is designed to give immediate results using either Windows or Macintosh platforms. Chapters include: "Understanding Microsoft Excel"; "Creating a Gradebook"; "Basic Math and Excel"; "Formulas and Functions"; "Using Excel as a Database"; "Creating Charts"; and "Printing an Excel Worksheet or Workbook." At the end of each chapter, a quick review is provided. The book is illustrated throughout with figures depicting sample screens. (Includes an index.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans, Material Development, Spreadsheets, Technology Integration
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperback: ISBN-0-7619-7880-1, $16.95; library edition: ISBN-0-7619-7879-8, $39.95). Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Tel: 305-499-9734; Fax: 800-417-2466 (Toll Free); Fax: 805-499-2692; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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