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Old 16.05.2008, 14:50
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Re: Why fountain pens?

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I guess my real question is: Does it make sense to spend precious school time teaching "proper" handwriting in this day and age, in particular using tools as troublesome at fountain pens? There is a reason ballpoints took over.

I don't know how it is here, but in Denmark exams are usually done on computers nowadays.
Well, let me answer with another question:

Does it make sense to teach children to add, subtract, divide etc when they all have calculators and nobody does it in real life anyway?
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