Easy In-Class Presentation Ratings Using Google Forms, Sheets, and R

man in beige blazer holding tablet computer

In my classes I’ll often have students give short presentations, and recently I wanted to allow my students to also rate each other. Here’s a very quick and easy way to accomplish that while also having the data analyzed to tell you who is the ‘winner’ Create your rating forms in Google Forms. I made …

I’m Busy – My Best Tips and Tricks for A Productive Professional Life

person using macbook pro on white table

It’s been awhile since I’ve talked productivity on this blog, but recently I’ve had a number of people point out to me that I’m extremely busy. If you don’t know, I have a few different roles professionally and personally – if you’re really curious, here’s the list as of today. But without boring you, know …

Rest Days that Don’t Break Your Apple Activity Streaks!

If you ask around the internet about rest days, you find a debate between the “be active every day” crowd and those who insist that your body needs recovery time. And honestly, the answer is somewhat in the middle. If you’re doing something that requires regeneration, such as strength training to build muscle, than yes, …

BP 10: Statistics!

On this week’s Battling Pickle Podcast, I talk about statistics – what they are, why correlation does not imply causation, and a bit on measurement scales. I mention Tyler Vigen’s great Spurious Correlations webpage as well!