It is everywhere. Yet somehow students often wonder, "What do I need to know this for?" We measure, compare and analyze just about everything - money, food, people, materials, resources - and students can certainly relate to that.
Here's a couple of blogs by Math teachers which are great to read. COMING SOON
Excel Introduction Unit
Excel can be used to keep track of all kinds of data. This one-week unit begins with sorting M&M's and then entering that data into a spreadsheet. The unit continues with formatting the resulting chart, using formulas and creating graphs