Why cursive writing?

Jas Ahuja on Why cursive writing should continue to have a place in modern pedagogy.

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Let’s look at some reasons as to why cursive writing should continue to have a place in modern pedagogy.

  1. Learning to write cursive enables you to read cursive.
  2. Learning cursive writing skill gives opportunity to practice and improve fine motor skills.
  3. Learning to write cursive requires perseverance.  Repeated practice helps indirectly in shaping our character.
  4. Learning cursive will help you to be able to sign in unique authentic way!
  5. Taking the time to learn cursive helps to train the eye to recognize artistic expression sense of balance & sense of symmetry.
  6. Strengthens coordination.
  7. Cursive lends itself to a more fluid movement.  Some children who struggle with printing find longhand a more natural alternative.
  8. Its Beautiful!
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