Should I use pens or pencils?

Oh dear pencils!

Although this blog aims at focusing on educational technology and its uses in language learning, I still can’t help but to linger a bit on the fact that we still can’t give up the use of pens and pencils in our classrooms and meetings; even when correcting and grading students’ work.

A question that I had off the top of my head these couple of days was; are my students better off using pens or pencils, is there even a difference?! Continue reading