Losing our grip - More students entering school without fine motor skills

 

By KIMBERLY MARSELAS

Which Hand? Brains, fine motor skills,

and holding a pencil

 

TEXAS CHILD cARE / SPRING 2007

Raise-a-Reader: Is childhood art key to developing

language literacy?

 

VANCOUVER SUN

 

By YVONNE ZACHARIAS

Ditch the Laptop and pick up a pen, class. Researchers say it's better for note taking.

 

Washington Post

 

By Elahe Izadi

Fine Motor Skills and Executive Function Both Contribute to Kindergarten Achievement

 

University of Virginia Curry School of Education

 

By Claire E. Cameron, Laura L. Brock, William M. Murrah, Lindsay H. Bell, Samantha L. Worzalla, David Grissmer, and Frederick J. Morrison

Put away the keyboard:

Handwriting makes you smarter

 

Wall Street Journal Article

 

By GWENDOLYN BOUNDS

The Case for Handwriting

 

Scholastic.com Article

 

By Jennifer L. W. Fink

What's Lost as Handwriting Fades

 

The New York Times Article

 

By Maria Konnikova

Watch How You Hold That Crayon

 

The New York Times Article

 

By Peg Tyre

The Lowdown of Longhand - How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain

 

edutopia.org Article

The Case for Cursive

 

NY Times article by: Katie Zezima, 2011

Connecting Fine Motor to higher test scores

 

By Donna Krache, CNN

The Motor-Cognitive Connection: Early Fine Motor Skills as an Indicator of Future Success

By Bill Jenkins, Ph.D

Psychology Today: Here to Help

How to improve everyday memory.

 

What Learning Cursive Does for Your Brain

 

by William Klemm, D.V.M., Ph.D. in  Memory Medic

 

Optimizing Early Brain and Motor Development Through Movement

 

By Carl Gabbard, Ed.D., and Luis Rodrigues

A Tale of Two Sections: An Experiment to Compare the Effectiveness of a Hybrid versus a Traditional Lecture Format in Introductory Microbiology

 

By Alison E. M. Adams, Shelby Randall and Tinna Traustadottir

The Pen is Mightier Than the Keyboard: Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking

 

By Pam A. Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer

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