Tag: handwriting

More support for writing by hand

Following up on yesterday’s post… SLOWING DOWN + writing by hand = increased analysis and synthesis = more effective learning

The hand-brain connection

I have long maintained the importance of writing—by hand. I fully realize that today, typing is necessary—it is nearly impossible to communicate digitally in handwriting. But I remember learning in a psychology course in college that repetitive fine motions, just as linguistic sounds, influence and create new neural pathways in children. It only stands to reason that these neural pathways persist into adulthood. Take, … Read More The hand-brain connection