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Writing on wall as US schools drop pens

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HANDWRITING is disappearing from classrooms in the US, with the new national curriculum dumping the pen for the computer keyboard.
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Why Schools Should Keep Teaching Handwriting, Even If Typing Is More Useful

Why Schools Should Keep Teaching Handwriting, Even If Typing Is More Useful | Literacy Assignment | Scoop.it
Even if computers will dot students' I's and cross their T's for much of their life, Indiana University research suggests teaching them handwriting skills still are important in helping them learn to read.
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German teachers campaign to simplify handwriting in schools

German teachers campaign to simplify handwriting in schools | Literacy Assignment | Scoop.it
Union calls for end to 'deadweight tradition' of joined-up script all primary school pupils are required to learn...
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