Today’s students often type their assignments, no matter the grade level. Writing by hand is done less frequently, and some students are barely able to produce cursive writing. However, studies show that writing by hand creates a better connection to the brain for learning content. Experts discuss how we might tap this connection in an increasingly tech world.


  • Dr. Danny Oppenheimer, Prof. of Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
  • Dr. Virginia Wise Berninger, Prof. Emerita of Learning Sciences and Human Development, Univ. of Washington.

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