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The Technological Generation

While reviewing math symbols with my second grade pupils, I drew a greater-than (>) and a less-than (<) sign on the chalk board and asked, "Does anyone remember what these mean?"

A few moments passed, and then a boy confidently raised his hand. "One means fast-forward," he exclaimed, "and the other means rewind."

Source: Teresa Donn, Readers Digest, February, 1990