- Everyone should know how to "sign", rather than print, their name
- If you can't write it yourself, you may not be able to read it; if ever called upon to do so
- Writing in cursive stimulates the brain. In fact, " more parts of the brain light up when you do handwriting versus what you find with any other activity,” according to research done at Vanderbilt University.
- It is an art, a historical remembrance and a form of communicating that should not be so easily dismissed
Many believe that with the takeover of computers, cursive should not be taught in our schools. Ouch! I disagree. What do you think?
Okay so I realize that kids today are spending more and more time on the computer. And as a principal I always supported the use of computers in the classroom. However, I still believe in the importance of teaching kids how to write in cursive. These are my top four reasons why:
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