We are mostly engaged with technology advancement which definitely has a good cause but, in a means to improve kids learning and creativity we must not throw away some traditional skills. 

 Handwriting is a very important tradition skill that cannot be overly enhanced, especially in the improvement of kids learning.

What is Handwriting?

Handwriting is the writing done with a writing instrument, such as a pen or pencil, in the hand. Handwriting is the act of writing with writing instruments. The repeat process of writing brings about retention and builds creativity in a child’s brain.

3 ways handwriting improve creativity in kids learning
 
1.    Writing enhances creativity and thought processes:
Writing helps get our creative juices flowing and supports with organizing thought processes. In one of his articles, renowned author Patrick McClean, stated that using pen and paper help avoid the distractions that result from digital platforms. When typing, individuals tend to focus on editing content as they develop it; which is counterproductive to the creative process. On the other hand, using pen and paper allows people to jot down their creative ideas, fully gather their thoughts, and edit later.​ 
 
2.    Learning: Making writing a regular habit has been shown to increase creativity and deepen thinking, keeping the brain sharp.

3.     Memory: Writing by hand is also shown to increase memory and retention. The act of putting pen to paper activates areas of the brain that help student increase their comprehension. It also involves more senses and motor neurons than when typing on a keyboard.



Post a Comment

أحدث أقدم