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Death of Cursive

I was¬†sitting with another parent while watching our boys at lacrosse practice and we started talking about what’s (not) being taught in schools. Now, our boys go to public schools and I support public education. 222 more words

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A Lost Art

“Sending a handwritten letter is becoming an anomaly. It’s disappearing. My mom is the only one who still writes me letters. And there’s something visceral about opening a letter – I see her on the page. 484 more words

Newspaper Column

#627 Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary

Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary

Maggie is in school and her teacher says it’s going to be a good school day, but they’re learning to write cursive at school at Maggie doesn’t like it. 724 more words

Fiction

One Mail Date You Can't Miss

Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us. You need to prepare. ¬†But just yesterday, in an important and related circumstance, our world was jiggled.

The news is that the State of Washington is considering a… 459 more words

Media

MS Dept. of Education Tweaks Academic Standards and Adds Cursive Writing to the Curriculum

The article attached below discusses some minor changes that have been made to our current state academic standards by the Mississippi Department of Education. While the standards were simply tweaked, I am very excited that cursive handwriting has been added to the standards and curriculum. 94 more words

Topics Of Interest

The Multiple Benefits of Handwriting

As computers are now mastering almost every aspect of our lives, we find it more and more difficult to resort to pen and paper to express an idea, write a message, jot down thoughts, and other such activities. 770 more words

Writing

Choice...

Making marks, drawing lines, stringing together letters into words, calligraphy… So many options and opportunities to create lines, straight, thick, thin, wavy, broken, dotted, to record the moment, history. 53 more words

Photography