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Sketching can help students learn, research shows
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
Researchers at the University of Northwestern think sketching exercises are underutilized in school classrooms. Sketching can help students process and absorb information, studies show, but drawing exercises can be difficult for teachers to monitor and assess. "Intelligent tutoring systems, which enable students to receive feedback on their work anywhere and anytime, rarely are capable of understanding sketches," Ken Forbus, a software engineer at Northwester, said in a news release. ... read more

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