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This year’s AMESA conference took place at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. Workshops were held throughout the first week of the school holidays. The AMESA 2018 workshops were hosted by various teachers, district officials, organisations involved in mathematics as well as other various stakeholders like Sharp.   This year Sharp hosted 4 […]

Many people have asked me why I think it is so important to put Scientific Calculators into matric (and grade 10 and 11) students’ hands. So, I decided to do a very simple experiment. Over the last 3 days I have been writing matric maths exam papers. Apart from realising that I remember very little […]

Over the years, we have done many workshops on how to use the Sharp EL-W535HT scientific calculator, and have recently added workshops on the Sharp EL-W506 advanced scientific calculator, the S25 (the Junior Quiz Calculator) and the brand new EL-W535SAB which will eventually replace the EL-W535HTB. We have often had requests for the workshop material […]

The Sharp EL-W506 advanced scientific calculator is a great tool for any student, and particularly for those who will continue studying maths in university. It includes 556 different functions, and 7 different modes, including matrices and complex numbers. You can even use it to calculate the inner- and outer-products of two vectors. It is the […]