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Use VLOOKUP to help manage your gradebook

VLOOKUP is a formula that allows you to “look up” certain data and retrieve it into another table, by row. This function can be especially useful when you have a well-structured table with information organized by rows (such as a gradebook)!

Variety is the spice of online learning

Variety is the spice of not only life but also teaching and learning. Here are some simple ways to add some S-P-I-C-E to a classroom to break the monotony of an online lecture or hybrid class.

Calculating depreciation using the SLN function

When teaching depreciation in Introduction to Accounting, faculty always cover a variety of different depreciation methods, including straight-line depreciation. Next time you teach this topic, build your students’ Excel skills by showing them how to use the straight-line (SLN) function in Excel.


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