Things You Won’t Find In Schools Anymore

Schools have gone through quite a revolution over the years, particularly in the past couple of decades as computers have become more and more prevalent. If you stepped into a classroom from 30 years ago and then entered one today, they would look very different.

Technology has replaced a lot of the tools teachers used to rely on not too long ago. And new trends have changed some of the classes kids take and the work they do. Read on for the top things you won’t find in most schools anymore…

Card Catalogs Have Been Replaced By Computers

Card Catalogs Have Been Replaced By Computers
Donat SorokinTASS via Getty Images
Donat SorokinTASS via Getty Images

In the old days, students who needed to find a book in the library either asked a librarian or were forced to search through the card catalog. Everything was organized with the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Kids were taught how to use the system properly to get what they needed.

Schools haven’t relied on this type of organizational system in a long time. Instead, kids have it much easier. They simply type the author, book title, or subject into a computer to locate exactly what they need.