Use the "Spreadsheet Budget Sophia Tutorial" document provided in Aspen, follow along with the tutorials and complete the making of your own personal budget. If you do not have the document you may type information in by hand.
In addition to creating a personal budget the tutorials will teach you how to create a google spreadsheet and how to calculate your findings using simple formulas.
For many of you this is the first opportunity you have had to learn from using a video. Learning with a video is different watching a video of your favorite movie. It requires you to actively participate and think about what you are watching.
Some helpful hints:
Relax and I will be available to assist you with the process.
Basics of editing in google spreadsheets: Adjusting column widths & row heights - selecting text - merging cells - wrapping text - arrows
Pause video frequently and practice on your document!
Sum Function - Number Formatting - Use of = to indicate a calculation
Remember to hit pause frequently to practice on your document
Order of Operations - Accounting Formatting - Taxes
We will talk a lot more about spreadsheets in class and will discuss taxes, savings, and expenses. Please work on completing the formatting of your Personal Budget and learning how to create formulas.
Remember to pause the video often so you can practice on your document