school success 

Typing is Fine, but Handwriting Makes its Mark When it Comes to Learning

Research shows that handwriting increases brain activity. Credit: Getty Images
Sure, typing is a skill kids need to learn earlier and earlier -- what with all the laptops, cell phones and games that require it these days.
But it doe...
Putting pen to paper can help students do better in school, researchers find.

What makes a kid successful in school?

While parents all over may breathing a sigh of relief over the approaching first day of school, some will find themselves worried about how their child will do in class this year. Ellie is starting at a new school that will be very different from the...


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