1. With the ubiquity of keyboards, neither children nor adults need to write much of anything by hand. That’s a shame, because study after study has suggested that handwriting is important for brain development and cognition — helping kids hone fine motor skills and learn to express and generate ideas.

    How writing by hand makes kids smarter

     
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    Keep teaching your kids things!
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    I always remember things better when I write them out.
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    Interesting. Obviously many in Congress no longer write.
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    With the ubiquity of keyboards, neither children nor adults need to write much of anything by hand. That’s a shame,...
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    Totally see it…
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