Handwriting Helps You Learn 

[i]f you are taking notes by hand, you won’t be able to write down every word the speaker says. Instead, you’ll have to look for representative quotes, summarize concepts, and ask questions about what you don’t understand.This requires more effort than just typing every word out — and the effort is what helps cement the material in your memory.

Source: Handwriting Helps You Learn – Business Insider

It’s very important to learn note-taking skills.  You can’t write down every word, so summarizing is important.  Psychologists say that you have to see the material up to 10 times to actually learn it.  Hearing it, thinking about it, and writing it down are 3 times you’ve covered the material.  You’re off to a good start.

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