The Controversy of Cursive
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Cursive is dying, kids can’t sign their own names – and that’s a huge problem

Cursive is dying, kids can’t sign their own names – and that’s a huge problem | The Controversy of Cursive | Scoop.it
There’s now less of a focus on teaching children how to cursive write in schools, and while you might think, “So what? I learned how to cursive write and I don’t do it on a regular basis,” there are some stunning drawbacks to this
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Homeschooling: Is cursive writing important?

Homeschooling: Is cursive writing important? | The Controversy of Cursive | Scoop.it
I’ve been “homeschooling” ever since my 15 year old was old enough to stumble around in his diaper.

Throughout the day, we’d flip through a set flash cards featuring his beloved Sesame Street characters.
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Handwriting vs. Typing TED talk by PAL and JMT

pros and cons of handwriting and typing.
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Has Technology Killed Cursive Writing? - WebMD (blog)

Has Technology Killed Cursive Writing? - WebMD (blog) | The Controversy of Cursive | Scoop.it
Has Technology Killed Cursive Writing?WebMD (blog)The state of Indiana just announced that cursive writing will no longer be taught in its public schools.
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Handwriting vs. Typing: Which Skill Do Students Need Most?

Handwriting vs. Typing: Which Skill Do Students Need Most? | The Controversy of Cursive | Scoop.it
As some schools discontinue cursive writing instruction, others debate on when to introduce keyboarding skills to accommodate Common Core testing.
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Why do Schools still Teach Cursive Writing?

Why do Schools still Teach Cursive Writing? | The Controversy of Cursive | Scoop.it
K5 Learning presents the two sides of the debate about teaching kids cursive writing.
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Technology could spell the end of cursive writing : The Flyer

Technology could spell the end of cursive writing : The Flyer | The Controversy of Cursive | Scoop.it

The state of Ohio will no longer require that children be taught cursive writing....Alhough the Common Core State Standards for English doesn’t mandate the teaching of cursive writing, it also doesn’t prevent it.


Via Karen LaBonte, Lynnette Van Dyke
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Cursive is Dead!

Just a few short years ago, cursive was something all kids were taught in schools. Not anymore! In many parts of the country, cursive is becoming a dead reli...
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