Excel is far more than an app to help with finances and business concerns. It is a fantastic, digitally interactive tool for learning. Below are a few examples of how Excel can support learning of content and encourage students to use the app to become creative.
Loans Crossword Puzzle (two tabs: puzzle and answer)
Comparative Adjectives (Several tabs)
There are many Excel Sheets available online for students to enjoy. The graphing talent of Excel allows students to actually see how fractions, decimals,ratios, and percentages are related. Scott Sinex shares many such files, which he calls "Excelets." They are free and downloadable although not licensed as Open Resources.