9 Reasons for Using Spreadsheets in Schools

Spreadsheets are equity platforms available to all students at no cost. They can give every student a fresh start in math. Spreadsheets from Microsoft, Google, and Apple are ubiquitous, easy to use, powerful, and part of a suite with common, familiar, supported interfaces. Spreadsheets are the tools students will use in their workplace as well …

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Our Partner — ERC

ERC Educational Resource Consortium We’re suggesting a “New Architecture” for learning – one that foments deeper and more naturalistic intellectual engagement, provides flexible yet durable structures, proven inquiry practices with a “tool kit” for student and teacher success, and a vision of personalization that is far more than “blended learning” or the pursuit of “competencies”.

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“Proper Questions”

“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on it, I would use the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.” Albert Einstein

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Napoleon’s Pyramid

“Could Napoleon build a 3 meter high by 1/2 meter thick wall around France with the stone from the Great Pyramid of Giza?” During the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt in 1798, a famous battle was fought outside Cairo in Embaba, in view of the pyramids, and is known as the Battle of the Pyramids…. It …

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