It has been several years since I was in high school, okay it has been several decades since I was in high school. As is the case with every generation, I remember asking myself if any of this stuff would ever come in handy in real life. I will even admit that although I do not spend my days happily quoting the quadratic equation, I do make frequent use of some of the simpler functions of algebra. I have had to write many reports over the years and the more recent affinity for blogging does take advantage of a decent grasp on the English language. However, I would say that what might just be the most useful class I took in high school is one that I underappreciated at the time – typing. At least it was called typing back then, today it would be called keyboarding. I will admit that I did not put a lot of time or effort into that class and remember my main achievement was producing a picture of a bowling pin and ball by typing x’s in the correct pattern to accomplish this astounding feat. Little did I realize how many hours of my life would be spent pounding out numbers and letters on a qwerty keyboard with a side 10 key pad. As they say “if I knew then what I know now” I would have used my time wisely then to develop a quite useful life skill. It just goes to show you that one should take advantage of all learning opportunities because it just might come in really handy down the road.
The Most Useful Class I Took in High School
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