If you have not been in a school classroom lately you would not know that the old blackboard and chalk have gone the way of the dinosaur. Most classrooms today use a white board or some type of electronic monitor like a Prometheus Board to conduct lessons and show presentations to the students.
As Summer winds down, parents and kids are turning their attention to going back to school. Some districts and colleges start before Labor Day and the drudgery of shopping has begun. Not only do you need to have new clothes and shoes, but today’s schoolers are equipped with electronics. No one uses notebooks, pencils, pens or erasers these days. Laptops, tablets, smartphones are a must in today’s high technology world.
In large cities you’ll find mass transportation systems to move millions of people either underground, above ground or both. Motormen control car movement using electronic touch screen instrument displays. Gone are the days hand controls and manual brakes.