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Day: September 5, 2017

Teaching Excel in High School

My kids are in middle and high school. They are learning math at different levels. The thing that annoys me is how little they use Excel to do their work. Why do we teach kids how to calculate by hand? Think of the alternative: Start teaching excel early like kindergarden Accelerate through simple subjects like addition and subtraction Start to give harder problems to solve that require multiple cells with advanced math like geometry Make tests where you need to solve problems in Excel and “show your work” by breaking the problem down into discrete cells Super advanced levels –…