Handwriting Aids Learning

At a time when penmanship is being phased out of public school and parents worry about how Common Core State Standards will diminish handwriting further comes a report that students who write their notes, rather than typing them, learn better.  Boston Globe writer Ruth Graham discussed the implications in her piece, Taking Notes?  Bring a pen, skip the computer.  In a day when faster always seems better and standardization is norm, good old-fashioned handwriting helps students retain what they’re taught.

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