Graphing calculators are widely permitted in final examinations at high schools nowadays, so Casio's decision to involve experienced teachers in the development of the new fx-CG50 was a logical and successful move. It's a powerful tool – not just in math lessons, but wherever scientific experiments feature as well, such as in physics, chemistry and biology. In classrooms equipped with a CLAB data logger, the fx-CG50 is designed to automatically receive and recognize the kind of data being transmitted from sensors. It can then represent these values - such as changes in temperature, distances or triaxial acceleration - in the form of a graph.
Teachers will particularly welcome the ability to emulate operating the device on a computer using the fx-CG50 Manager software. The idea is to simplify preparing lessons - by capturing screenshots for worksheets, for instance. The key-logging function also makes it easier for teachers to record both general operation of the fx-CG50 and the steps for performing specific calculations. All that's needed is a laptop and projector to demonstrate these processes to the whole class so as to optimize pupils’ use of the calculator and their involvement in lessons. You can activate a 90-day free trial of fx-CG50 Manager straight away at edu.casio.com!