Tuesday, June 10, 2014

A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop

Just in case you were wondering....

A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop by Cindi May for Scientific Americant
Students who used longhand remembered more and had a deeper understanding of the material 

Really interesting study published in Scientific American
We know that.....
-Laptops in the classroom enhance their academic performanceCheck
-Laptops do in fact allow students to do more, like engage in online activities and demonstrations, collaborate more easily on papers and projects, access information from the internet, and take more notes.
 Check Check Check
Obviously it is advantageous to draft more complete notes that precisely capture the course content and allow for a verbatim review of the material at a later date.  Only it isn’t.  New research  demonstrates that students who write out their notes on paper actually learn more.
When it comes to taking notes, students need fewer gigs, more brain power.
I have a great 2 color pen method -stop by and learn how
Read more HERE 

No comments:

Post a Comment