Google Summit 2012 (Part 5)

Workshop Two: Using Pivot Tables in Spreadsheets
with Tim Welch

Pivot Tables basically summarize large amounts of data so that it is easier to understand the data. You can take a spreadsheet and manipulate/sort/combine the data in order to view it in a way that makes sense. See screenshot:

There are lots of details I was unsure about. Lots to learn about pivot tables! It can certainly be frustrating and confusing at first, but the possibilities are endless. I was actually able to borrow a math unit template to possibly use it in my class to aggregate data from test scores from pre-tests and post-tests to view results in a more helpful, visual way.

Google Summit 2012