### Awesome Excel tip #6

We often use absolute cell references or named ranges. I find it easier to teach my students to name their cells or use named ranges instead as it makes it much easier to understand and […]

### Awesome Excel tip #5

Moving data in Excel can happen in various ways. Sometimes we copy/cut and paste. Sometimes we move entire columns. Other times we just need to move a range of cells. The problem comes in when […]

### Awesome Excel tip #4

Hiding cells and unhiding cells to view particular sorts of data for calculations can be a real pain. But with grouping and toggling between open and closed states, it becomes super easy to close or […]

### Grade 10 Excel Activity – different idea

Here is an idea I had and it proved to be a successful one. I gave my Grade 10’s an Excel activity to do in class. This time, I decided to try something different. I […]

### Awesome Excel tip #3

Data validation in Excel is very powerful and very useful for helping users work with data in cells or ranges of cells. Instead of putting a comment on a cell (which pops up even if […]

### Excel : Merge Across Quick shortcut

Made in response to a question by a teacher in our Facebook group to see if there was a keyboard shortcut for the ‘Merge across‘ feature or if a macro would need to be recorded. […]

### Awesome Excel tip #2

A nice quick way of applying a function or formula to a whole range in one go, and not even having to drag any cells down or across! Step 1 : Select the range you […]

### Awesome Excel tip #1

I have been using Merge and Center for as long as I’ve known Microsoft Excel (many years!). Most of the time, it is the perfect solution to merging and centering data. Sometimes, however, it does […]

### Excel Activity – COUNTIF

Each month I will create a new super-duper Excel activity that you can give to your students to practice with. I will cover the Functions needed as per CAPS requirements. There is a Questions worksheet […]

### Excel Activity – SUMIF(s)

Each month I will create a new super-duper Excel activity that you can give to your students to practice with. I will cover the Functions needed as per CAPS requirements. There is a Questions worksheet […]