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From the Teacher’s Aide Newsletter

2014 May

Taking Notes by Hand Benefits Recall, Researchers Find

In the March 28, 2014 edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education, Danya Perez-Hernandez posted the following:

“Distractions posed by laptops in the classroom have been a common concern, but new research suggests that even if laptops are used strictly to take notes, typing notes hinders students’ academic performance compared with writing notes on paper with a pen or pencil.”

Visit the site for more information about the research and its potential impact.