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Cursive Handwriting— Should We Care If It Disappears?

Do you remember when these letters stretched across the classroom over the chalkboard? It probably depends on how old you are.

Did  you know that many schools have stopped teaching handwriting altogether? All but six states as of February of this year have adopted the common core standards, which do not require that handwriting be taught. Individual schools may teach it if they want, but it is not required. And so a debate rages. Should we or shouldn’t we? Continue reading “Cursive Handwriting— Should We Care If It Disappears?”