Why start with pen and paper?
There are a number of reasons to start with pen and paper. Research suggest pen and paper aids comprehension.
- Mueller and Oppenheimer (2014) "The Pen is Mightier Than the Keyboard: Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking" Psychological Science
- James and Engelhardt (2012) "The effects of handwriting experience on functional brain development in pre-literate children" Trends in Neuroscience and Education
- Chatfield (2015) "Why reading and writing on paper can be better for your brain" The Guardian