Technology is killing Skills Like Handwriting and Arithmetic

Technology is having a disrupting effect on Australian culture, killing things that have been taught for centuries. ◘1 killing of technology a that is an skills killing technology for handwriting killing on technology australia skills arithmetic notable handwriting technology skills killing technology blog future arithmetic ◘1
If you don't use it, you lose it. That applies to just about everything in life from the human body itself to skills. Tech is having a deleterious impact on people and society. Technology, the greatest deskilling agent.      ◙2 killing handwriting skills then on arithmetic killing chain skills ◙2
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We may be typing more on PCs and mobile phones, but hardly anyone today writes something with a pen. The days of giving a signature are numbered, with retina, thumb and face scans spreading to all devices.   |||   ⦿3 news australia ⦿3

It has got so bad that more students are doing poorly in the NAPLAN school leaving exam. Success rates have declined over the last five years. It seems children in the early grades of their studies do quite well. However, when learning on computers begins the interest moves to the keyboard. Use of pencils and crayons is abandoned.     ⧗ sex ⧗

There could come a time when arithmetic and handwriting will not be school subjects. Trades people will then be paid higher wages because calculating, measuring and recording will have to be learned in a trade course.     ⧗ or arithmetic handwriting ⧗

The invention of the hand-held calculator was the start of the downward spiral. No checkout operator now can add up purchased items and decide on correct change in their heads, or even on a piece of paper. Since standard English ability was not necessary for university entry, people not capable of correct grammar get degrees. This situation will get worse.  Graduates may not be employable in the future, having no basic skills.
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