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Should Cursive Handwriting Still Be Taught?

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Post by Nefret » Thu October 18th, 2012, 9:33 pm

I was taught that the same year I broke my wrist. All I really use it for now is signing my name.

It is still useful to know to write/ read it. I agree that typing should also be taught.
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Post by princess garnet » Fri October 19th, 2012, 1:17 pm

Chime--I agree with posters who say it's a useful skill. We had handwriting taught by our teacher in school.

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Post by rebecca » Sat October 20th, 2012, 12:51 am

I wonder why schools don't include calligraphy-Now that is an art form and I always wanted to learn it.

When it comes to my own writing I tend to start with cursive, slip into print and back to cursive and most of it indecipherable. I should have been a doctor :p . There are so many subjects being lost now including history which is a shame. I remember having to tell my niece who Adolf Hiter was, she had no idea.

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Post by LoveHistory » Sat October 20th, 2012, 6:26 pm

I write my songs in cursive. But when writing a note to someone I tend to print just in case they can't read my handwriting.

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