Teaching Students Computers... (Semi-OT)

From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <gram_at_cnct.com>
Date: Wed May 13 21:07:18 1998

Russ Blakeman wrote:
> Remember when the LED HP calculators were banned from high schools and
> considered cheating? My best friend was suspended over just the possession of
> one in school, not even in class. Of course he's a few years younger than I as
> I don't remember calculators being much less than the price of a good used car
> when I was in school. They came down dramatically in 76 when I was going
> through electronics training. I think the one I had cost $105 then and we
> thought that was cheap.

I was forbidden to take my old Pickett out of its holster many times
back in my early 70s high school days. Never understood what
advantage it was supposed to give me in an EngLit test ...
Ward Griffiths
They say that politics makes strange bedfellows.
Of course, the main reason they cuddle up is to screw somebody else.
				Michael Flynn, _Rogue Star_
Received on Wed May 13 1998 - 21:07:18 BST

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