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Teaching Cursive

The Great Handwriting Debate

Rob Furman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Rob Furman

The debate to KEEP handwriting falls into two categories -- those that felt it had historical and artistic significance, and those that felt it would damage the children and society as a whole to not be able to write a signature, read a cursive document, and develop fine motor skills in their hands.

North Carolina District Will No Longer Require Cursive

Posted 11.06.2012 | Education

Joining school systems in Hawaii, Indiana and elsewhere across the country, Pitt County Schools in North Carolina will no longer require its students ...

Cursive Handwriting is Still a Practical Necessity

Tamika Sayles | Posted 02.18.2012 | Black Voices
Tamika Sayles

As a distinguished African-American member of Generation Y, I vow to uphold the rules and principles of cursive handwriting. The art of cursive handwriting among students is disappearing at an alarming rate. What is your take on the cursive debate?

Yet Another State Stops Teaching Cursive In Schools

Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

Hawaii is joining several states across the country that are dropping cursive writing from mandatory school curriculum. The Aloha state has adopted...

A Signature Shift?

Sam Chaltain | Posted 09.12.2011 | Education
Sam Chaltain

This morning, as I watched my two-year old son make distinctive colorful swirls on his drawing paper, I realized we were moving away from a deeply held belief about what makes each of us unique.