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Do They Still Teach it Cursively?

Do they still teach what we used to call “script” writing in schools? I guess it was called “cursive” writing then too. 143 more words

On Odd Thoughts

Top 3 Apps for kids Learning to Write Alphabet & Numbers 

Simple and useful App but few letters and numbers are for free. Featues: Show and enforce how to trace letters correctly, Fun tracing using 25+ animated stickers, sound effects and interactive games that animate letters at the end of tracing, Uppercase & lowercase letters, numbers and words, 3 Fonts available, Fully customizable to suit every child’s needs (letter size, difficulty,…). 225 more words

The Story of How Handwriting Evolved, and May Soon Die Off (From the NY Times)

By JESSICA KERWIN JENKINSAUG. 25, 2016

THE HISTORY AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF HANDWRITING
By Anne Trubek
Illustrated. 177 pp. Bloomsbury. $26.

“I never saw a hotter argument on so unexciting a subject,” the Dutch scholar Erasmus declared in 1528 in his treatise “On Handwriting.” As Anne Trubek’s new book, “The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting,” demonstrates, 500 years later the debate simmers on. 769 more words

Books

Catch Up and Cursive

Well it’s been a while. I’d like to say exciting things have happened but mostly I haven’t had the privacy I need to write.  Mrs CorC? 443 more words

Swimming

What's Next? Driverless Cars?

I’m so old I can remember when students covered their textbooks with clean brown paper to prevent damage.

Most students used brown paper, but not me. 1,209 more words

Cursive Writing

Wishy-Washy

I’m a wishy-washy ole’ gal once in a while, especially this time of year.  It’s July. The downhill slide to school. UGH!  I hate school in July.  942 more words

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