Data Management

Data management is a system for collecting and analyzing data to make informed decisions. It typically applies software tools to analyze the information such as Microsoft Excel, Forms, or Access; as well as Google Sheets or Forms. Teachers can introduce this concept to children to help them develop problem solving skills.

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Use Google Forms to Make a Pivot Chart

You can make a pivot chart to manipulate data collected from a Google Form survey or questionnaire. This is an excellent way to compare groups by using a bar graph. Follow the step-by-step instructions to make your own using existing data collected. If you are using Google Forms with your students, you have likely read …

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Use Google Forms to Make a Pivot Table

You can make a pivot table of data from Google Forms to compare questionnaire responses. When students create a survey, they will likely ask demographic questions about the people answering the questionnaire. Demographics include data about a person such as age, gender, grade, class, or role such as student, parent, or teacher. These factors may …

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Survey Questionnaire Ideas for Students Using Google Forms

A survey questionnaire is a list of questions given to a group of people to gather information about their behavior, options, or beliefs. Data is then analyzed with the results being used to show what a larger group of similar people might do, think, or believe. People use survey questionnaires to gain an understanding about …

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Google Forms and Graphed Results

Recently, I developed a technology project that uses Google Forms. In this project, students become researchers. They develop their own research question, select a sample, design a questionnaire, conduct a pre-test, administer the survey to a sample group, and analyze the data to report the findings. It has been fun to write and I can’t …

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