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Typing skills should be emphasized in elementary school, instead of focusing on handwriting skills
By: NickAdams, on 12 Jan 2016

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Typing skills should be emphasized in elementary school, instead of focusing on handwriting skills

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Typing can be faster than handwriting, and speed can be important in school and the workplace

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As the prevalence of electronic media has increased, more written material takes the form of typed text

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This node is typed, instead of being written on a piece of paper

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Wong, Linda. Essential Study Skills.

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Practicing handwriting is linked to greater reading skills than practicing typing

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Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update 2014?2019

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Note: Common Core State Standards mandate teaching handwriting skills before and during grade 1, while not mandating it later

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Handwriting in the 21st Century Summary of Research.

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Greater letter-recognition skills in children after three weeks handwriting practice versus typing practice

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"The influence of writing practice on letter recognition in preschool children."

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I'm pretty sure its linked to greater cognitive skills in other ways too.

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This however is not prove it should be taught more, at best its one factor.

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One reason is in the future speech recognition technology or gesture reading or brain reading technology may replace typing.

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Berninger, Virginia. "The Neural Correlates of Handwriting and Its Affect on Reading Acquisition"

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Handwriting is associated with greater cognitive activation and development than typing

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Handwriting information may lead to greater understanding than typing, as note-taking was found to be more beneficial when handwritten

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Pam Mueller and Daniel Oppenheimer. "The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard."

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Multiple, critical brain regions activated by free-hand writing

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Arif, Ahmed. Analysis of Text Entry Performance Metrics.

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James, Karen and Laura Engelhardt. The effects of handwriting experience on functional brain development in pre-literate children.

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