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Area Schools Brace For New Cursive Law

Thursday, December 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  

Starting on July 1, 2018, all public elementary schools in the state will be required to offer at least a unit of instruction in cursive writing to students before they complete the fifth grade. 587 more words

Education

Stretching Time in December

I LOVE to light candles and enjoy some quiet time during this season.

I start early with candles in the morning, and end my day with a special candle that I light at 10 pm to celebrate the cup of Christmas Tea that I drink before retiring to bed.     426 more words

Lifestye

Why Cursive?

You might have heard a pin drop in the English Class fourth graders’ classroom today and that is definitely not the norm. Pupils were concentrating on cursive writing and not a sound could be heard aside from the restful background music their teacher, Ms. 101 more words

Education In Pori, Finland

 Do we need to teach children joined-up handwriting?

I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it:

Do we need to teach children joined-up handwriting? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41927258

Shirt Happens

I have never been a sentimental person, so Mom took it upon herself to be sentimental on my behalf. 729 more words

Family And/or Autobiography

The New Dinosaurs

Recently, I got around to reading an article in the Winter 2017 SCBWI (the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) Bulletin—a quarterly publication. It had been in my bathroom for, oh, at least seven months. 334 more words

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