11 Oct 2013
Isn’t technology ace? Just 100 years ago, an evening of entertainment would typically either involve a trip to the pub (not bad) or reading Dickens by candlelight.
Now, you can troll Prime Ministers, shoot pixellated zombies, you name it, all from your excellent Hannspad tablet computer.
But we’re also hearing talk on the grapevine that many educationalists are starting to think that all this technology means that children don’t need to be taught handwriting.
Given the latest global league tables suggesting that British children leaving school today can barely count their own fingers, it’s little surprise that some in the education establishment – who are responsible for such low standards – want to give up writing as well.
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