The Case for Cursive

The NYTimes.com has an excellent article on why cursive is important. (A topic that is sure to come up around homeschools) As I recall, the online times is only accessible for a few days unless you subscribe so read it now.

Might people who write only by printing — in block letters, or perhaps with a sloppy, squiggly signature — be more at risk for forgery? Is the development of a fine motor skill thwarted by an aversion to cursive handwriting? And what happens when young people who are not familiar with cursive have to read historical documents like the Constitution? Read more…

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