Posted in Early Learning, Daycare, Preschool, Kindergarten, Subject English, Writing & Penmanship

“10 Reasons to Teach Cursive Writing First Before Print”

I am still considering starting Feisty on Cursive First.  Here is an article on the benefits of doing so:

If there is one talent that Grandmothers have that is superior to yours, it is her cursive handwriting. Older generations have better penmanship than recent generations. Grandma beams with pride when she gets compliments on how her writing flows beautifully in paper. In her days, children were taught in cursive. Handwriting is a core subject. It requires as much as an hour of practice each day. Cursive writing was taught as early as first grade.

Read the rest:  http://voices.yahoo.com/10-reasons-teach-cursive-writing-first-print-4235867.html?cat=4

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