Learned typing in 9th grade

Posted on November 26th, 2008 in Letters to the Editor

Learned typing in 9th grade

I was taught typing in 9th Grade while at Reynold Junior High School.

It was actually 30 years ago this semester that we tapped away on the electric typewriters and where I learned the home keys and use of the QWERTY keyboard that allows me to bang out words on the computer to this day. I have a hard time understanding why this vital and important skill could be falling by the wayside given the importance of typing.

It was called TYPING class.

Share

Leave a Reply

*

More News

Credo

"....I have never made it a consideration whether the subject was popular or unpopular, but whether it was right or wrong; for that which is right will become popular, and that which is wrong, though by mistake it may obtain the cry or fashion of the day, will soon lose the power of delusion, and sink into disesteem." Thomas Paine, Common Sense, on "Financing the War", March 5, 1782

Categories

Blog Archives

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

At 77, we cannot be confident that there will be ...

Convention Center Series

Convention Center Series Index

Convention Center Series Index

Chapter 1: Beginnings- Revised Chapter 2: Dream Team- Revised Chapter 3: Helping ...

Honoring those who challenged the Convention Center Project

Earlier this month, NewsLanc published “The $63.6 million convention center ...

Keisling on Pennsylvania Politics

KEISLING: Inaction and doubletalk give way to early protests at state capitol

Republicans unable to prepare realistic Pennsylvania budget by Bill Keisling As the ...

KEISLING: PA legislature ignores responsibilities yet again

Legislators refuse to hold hearings on Sandusky, Cash for Kids ...

Lancaster Acquisition of Harrisburg Incinerator

Prospects cloudy for Corbett’s Harrisburg bailout

Prospects cloudy for Corbett’s Harrisburg bailout

by Bill Keisling Corbett Administration officials publicly say the Act 47 ...

Coalition forming to challenge Corbett administration’s Harrisburg bailout plans involving LCSWMA incinerator purchase

by Bill Keisling Citizens dissatisfied with the Corbett administration's plan to ...

Tsukerman on Russia

TSUKERMAN: Is Putin loved by Russians?

By Slava Tsukerman According to the polls of June 2015, Russian ...

Does the future of Russia’s Far East depend on China?

By Slava Tsukerman [caption id="attachment_70838" align="alignleft" width="700" caption="Map of Russia and ...

Memoirs

The ‘golden’ cuff links and a lesson not forgotten

By Robert Field Strange how in old age the mind can ...

The Supreme Court just agreed with what we told federal authorities

Several years ago federal authorities demanded that we make available ...

Santa Monica Reporter

“Ex Machina” and “While We’re Young:” a mechanical woman and a mechanical plot

By Daniel Cohen, Santa Monica Reporter Robots have always been prominent ...

Post Mortem on Winter; Fifty Shades of Whips, Tyrants, and a Bond parody

By Dan Cohen, Santa Monica Reporter Last spring we suffered through ...

LGH Series

Does U of P Health System intend to become a health insurance company like Geisinger?

By Robert Field Lancaster General Hospital refuses to provide information to ...

LETTER: Lancaster General manipulates health care

How many people in Lancaster realize that their health care ...