Keyboarding has much to recommend it. But writing by hand confers unique and irreplaceable benefits for young learners - and old ones, too.
It seems like every game and app out there is describing itself as “educational” these days. So how can parents choose the best content? Experts have devised a simple model that can help.
Once upon a time, when the internet was just a twinkle in the eye of the US Department of Defense and a tablet was something you took for a headache, prophetic Canadian critic Marshall McLuhan announced that “the medium is the message.”
Remember when computers were used for learning? Turns out they still are. Tucked away among the Instagrams and Snapchats are a whole range of entertaining but educational apps designed to improve numeracy, literacy, memory and even broaden ...