A major sticking point with moving from Excel to Google Sheets was the lack of ability to use macros. A macro will let you automate calculations and other aspects in spreadsheets. For instance, if you regularly tally up marks, allocate a grade and then draw a graph or chart of the results for your class, the you can create a macro to do this for you. Google Sheets now have the capacity to write and run you own macros. This will increase your efficiency and save you time.
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The nature of education is a continually changing landscape and over the years the way it has been delivered should be altering significantly. Sometimes these changes are driven by education research and sometimes they are driven by societal or business influences. Currently many schools across the world are facing a marked shift in how they deliver their curriculums – what makes for best practice when teaching remotely?
It happens a bit too often. You have prepared a Google Doc, Sheet or slide deck that is formatted really well, has great images and everything looks fabulous. If you share it with editing permissions, there is a very high chance that all your work will get messed up. If
Samantha is joined by her colleague Lara Kirk and a special furry guest!
In her race against the clock, Lara shares a beautiful quote on the definition of creativity and why knowing something is guaranteed to succeed would hinder, not help, her creativity.
Samantha is joined by Beth Reading, the founder and owner of My Pilates Time.
In her race against the clock, Beth shares how procrastination has been her biggest efficiency and productivity challenge – and how she has overcome it. We also hear why working somewhere free of distractions (and dirty dishes!) is important.
Samantha is joined by Michelle Bowditch, the founder of Door 20A and a Tech Lover, Educator Connecter & Advocate for Executive Assistants.
In her race against the clock, Michelle shares the 4 things you can do when facing uncertainty or frustration – even with little things like tech problems! We also hear some great podcast recommendations & a handy tip for planning your podcast listening.
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In 2018, Using Technology Better designed and delivered a two phase post-migration training program for this New Zealand based graphic design firm. The initial goal of the training program was to reduce frustration with G Suite, with the long term aim of facilitating a change in culture and collaboration that can lead to transformative practices