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Technology as the X Factor

Question: Do they need technology or do they just want it?

We might have thought that these bells and whistles would enhance the educational value of the toy. Our results, however, suggest otherwise.

.. when parents read e-books rather than traditional books to their three-year-olds, their children are less likely to follow the plotline of the story.

Writing by hand is slower and more cumbersome than typing and students can not possibly write everything they hear. Instead, they listen, digest and summarise the content. Thus, taking notes by hand forces the brain to engage in mental lifting. By contracts, when typing, students simply transcribe everything without any mental effort done on the content.

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