Teaching cursive handwriting doesn’t have nearly the value we think it does. Read article by Philip Ball on Nautilus.
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Blog article by Ruth Miskin What is cursive handwriting? ‘Cursive’ or ‘joined-up’ handwriting is any style of writing where letters are joined to make writing faster. Formal cursive joins all letters with strokes leading to and from each letter. Children are usually taught to join letters from the beginning. Casual cursive is a combination of […]
It’s important to teach children how to write – especially in a keyboard world. Article in Gulf News.
Do children in a keyboard world need to learn old-fashioned handwriting There is a tendency to dismiss handwriting as a nonessential skill, even though researchers have warned that learning to write may be the key to, well, learning to write. Read article in the New York Times.