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#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


One Mail Date You Can't Miss

Yesterday our world was jiggled as the news reported that the State of Washington is considering a bill to re-install cursive writing as a mandatory subject in elementary school. 447 more words


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

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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



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Writing With Inferior Supplies

Hi! I re-discovered an old desk top computer I can use to blog on. What a delight. Room to navigate on WordPress, not too long of a wait for things to show up on the screen. 236 more words


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