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The Weekender: Penmanship in the 21st century.

During my elementary school years the one poor grade I received came in fourth grade. It was an “N” in penmanship. The “N” stood for “Needs Improvement.” (This was the equivalent of a check minus, or a “D”.) 448 more words

The Weekender

The Digital Natives Are Restless

A colleague of mine recently registered surprise and vehement disapproval when told that her local school district had abandoned the teaching of cursive writing. I wasn’t so sure. 514 more words

Cultural History

The History and Demise of Cursive Writing

Cursive, the Secret Language of Adults 

Cursive Handwriting – A Centuries-Old Art1

“For centuries, cursive handwriting has been an art. To a growing number of young people, it is a mystery.¬†

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