Tags » Cursive Writing

One "R" Less

Poor Mrs. Hopkins. She tried her best, but she failed. It wasn’t her fault.

Mrs. Hopkins was my First Grade teacher, and I hadn’t thought of her in decades, didn’t even remember her name, until the other day when I was cleaning the basement and came across my Grade 1 report card. 537 more words


I Like Pens Too Much to Quit Writing

Frequently these days my friends in education tell me schools are no longer teaching cursive writing.

I can’t imagine. You won’t be able to sign your own name? 290 more words


Perfectly Scripted

I would sit at the kitchen table, a clean, unlined sheet of paper in front of me, fountain pen in hand and I would practice writing my letters. 656 more words

Family And Friends

The 'grecs du roi', an early Greek typeface hitting the streets

The Association of European Printing Museums (AEPM) is holding its annual conference between 11 and 14 May 2017 in Chania, Greece. One of the speakers, Georgios Matthiopoulos from the Technological Educational Institute of Athens, will present a paper entitled “The Grecs du roi meet early Cretan literature in a Street Art performance throughout Crete: a school project”. 364 more words


The Roman wooden tablets from the Bloomberg site in London

“Between 2010 and 2014, archeologists digging in London’s financial district, on the site of a new British headquarters for Bloomberg, made an astonishing discovery—a collection of more than four hundred wooden tablets, preserved in the muck of an underground river. 605 more words


NH Fourth-Grader Wins National Cursive Award

DERRY (CBS) — A New Hampshire fourth-grader has been nationally recognized for his cursive writing skills.

Derric Palmer, from the Barka Elementary School in Derry, is one of five boys his age across the country to win the… 157 more words



It blew my mind a couple of months ago when I learned my two oldest grandchildren didn’t know how to write cursive!   They were not taught cursive in school.   123 more words