The Missoulian of Missoula, Mont., reports on the debate at a local elementary school over when is the best time to teach keyboarding skills. Missoula County Public Schools is currently in the process of reviewing its practical arts curriculum, which includes a nine-week keyboarding class for sixth-graders and another class for seventh-graders. But with younger students now learning to type, the district must determine if it needs to introduce keyboarding in its elementary schools, and if this happens, will students be denied a chance to learn sound handwriting skills before they start typing....
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