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Cursive Writing

Tennessee Schools Will Teach Cursive Again

Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents

BY TIM GHIANNI NASHVILLE Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:06am EDT (Reuters) - Children in Tennessee will have to get used to holding a pencil again next ye...

Tennessee Brings Back Cursive In Schools

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Children in Tennessee will have to get used to holding a pencil again next year when new ...

The Joys and Benefits of Cursive Writing

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 08.04.2014 | Education
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

As a writer and former English teacher I sensed this. But now, science agrees with me. Yes, it's official. The New York Times says we learn more and express ourselves better when we write long hand.

U.S. Postal Service Gets My Stamp of Approval

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 06.30.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

We need to maintain a vibrant postal service, whether run under the auspices of the federal government or private enterprise. I'm willing to put up with the junk mail.

Why States Are Fighting To Save Cursive

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 11.14.2013 | Parents

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The swirling lines from Linden Bateman's pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American c...

Killing Cursive is Killing History

Michael J. Leclerc | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michael J. Leclerc

The argument for most of this is that cursive writing is no longer necessary. In today's high-tech world of smartphones, tablets and computers, many people feel that cursive writing is no longer needed. Unfortunately, there are many side effects of this kind of thinking.

11 Things Kids Today Should Learn

Posted 02.12.2013 | Fifty

Do you remember practicing your cursive writing on dotted and lined pieces of paper in elementary school? It's becoming a relic of the past, up there ...

Kansas Board Of Education To Discuss Future Of Cursive Writing In Curriculums

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

The Kansas State Board of Education will discuss the role of cursive handwriting in school curriculums during its monthly meeting on Tuesday, the Wich...

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.

Scratch That: Schools Required To Teach Keyboarding, No More Cursive [POLL]

Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

Is the keyboard completely replacing the pen? Indiana school officials have announced that students will no longer be required to learn cursive wri...

A Write Of Passage: Is Cursive Handwriting A Dying Art In Schools?

Posted 05.30.2011 | Education

Cursive handwriting instruction is disappearing. Students and teachers alike have swapped pencils for keyboards, baselines for blinking cursors, a...