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By Sandy Laumeyer
Just A Thought 

Getting Through High School Without Google

 


Last week I saw a picture of high school students sitting at desks and using manual typewriters. The caption on the picture was “Respect your parents. They made it through high school without Google and Wikipedia.” As I looked at the picture, I thought back to when I was in high school.

My high school business class received its first electric typewriter in 1959. Since there was only one machine, the teacher made out a schedule so every student had adequate time to learn how to use it. Our teacher told the class, “You are all going to have to learn how to use this new typewriter beca...



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