Mastering Productivity in Spreadsheets

Mastering Productivity in Spreadsheets
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ComputingFurther Education (Key Stage 5)

This lesson contains 26 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

Lesson duration is: 6 min

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Mastering Productivity in Spreadsheets

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Mastering Productivity in Spreadsheets

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Learning Objective
Understand how to use spreadsheet features to improve productivity, accuracy, and usability.

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Slide 4 -Mind map

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Basic Cell Manipulation
1. Learn how to input data into cells.
2. Understand how to format cells (text formatting, borders, colors).
3. Perform basic arithmetic operations.
4. Use basic functions (SUM, AVERAGE).

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Creating a New Google Sheet
Open Google Sheets and create a new blank spreadsheet
Follow the Activity: Basic Cell Manipulation in Google Sheets
Complete Entering Data

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Formatting Cells
You should now have something like this:

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Basic Functions Demonstration
SUM function
Average function
Auto filling using the fill handle
Decreasing decimal places

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Using basic functions
Your spreadsheet should now look like this:

Time to add some formatting

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Some more formatting

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Chart Demonstration
Bar chart
How to select the range
How to customise it as needed
Edit the Horizontal and Vertical titles

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Chart Demonstration
Bar chart
How to select the range
How to customise it as needed
Edit the Horizontal and Vertical titles

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Conditional Formatting
Highlights outcomes based on specified conditions, enhancing data interpretation.

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Cell Formatting
Involves colors, shading, merging cells, and alignment for improved data presentation.

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Data Manipulation
Utilizes filters, sorts, and pivot tables for organizing and analyzing data effectively.

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Formulae and Functions
Covers basic arithmetic operations, functions like sum, average, count, as well as logical functions.

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Data Validation and Referencing
Involves ensuring data accuracy and using relative/absolute cell referencing for efficient calculations.

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Boxes and Data Entry Forms
Includes lists, drop-downs, and data entry forms for streamlined data input.

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Lookup Tables and Nested IF Functions
Enables efficient data retrieval and complex conditional logic in spreadsheets.

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Cell Protection and Charts
Involves protecting cells from unwanted changes and creating various types of charts and graphs.

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Chart Formatting and Worksheets
Includes formatting elements like titles, resizing, labels, and managing worksheets effectively.

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Named Ranges and Goal Seek
Utilizes named ranges for easier cell referencing and explores the 'what if' function for scenario analysis.

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Macros and Conclusion
Involves automating repetitive tasks and summarizing the key learnings from the lesson.

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Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

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Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 25 -Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 26 -Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.