Resources

Below are recommended resources, articles, and books related to spreadsheets and education.

Spreadsheets in Education (eJSiE)A publication of the School of Information Technology at Bond University Queensland, Australia, this is a comprehensive electronic journal dedicated to the role of spreadsheets in education. In addition to offering peer-reviewed articles, it provides lesson plans and spreadsheet models for classroom use.

Spreadsheets: An Overlooked Technology for Mathematics Education: Dr. Steve Sugden, Professor of Bond University, reflects and provides guidance to educators of applying spreadsheets to math instruction.

Dr. Christie’s Using Spreadsheets in K-12 ClassroomsDr. Alice Christie, Arizona State University President’s Professor Emeritus, offers a variety of classroom activities with spreadsheets, data sources available for download, and additional resources. 

Middle School Math Lessons | Using Excel in the Classrooom: In this EducationWorld article, there are a variety of examples of how students can better understand pre-algebra and geometry concepts, as well as investigate and solve real-world problems.

Spreadsheets and the Development of Skills in the STEM Disciplines: Written by Sergei Abramovich, Galina V. Nikitina, and Vladimir N. Romanenko, this paper discusses practical uses of a spreadsheet in developing basic, professional, and advanced skills for career paths in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) disciplines.

Excel the Basics+ by John Baker: An accessible guide to Excel spreadsheets with topics ranging from how to get started, create and save worksheets, sort data, use formulas, make charts, print worksheets, and more.

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