Writing by hand may increase brain connectivity more than typing, readings of student brains suggest is a recent NBC News article that reinforces plenty of previous studies reaching the same conclusions.

It’s one of two reasons why the only times we use laptops in my ELL classes are to create slideshows or to use online tools like Quill, Quizizz, or Raz-Kids (the other reason is to make it more difficult to take shortcuts with Google Translate).

I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Handwriting & Learning.