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It only makes sense that teachers don't spend as much time on cursive as they once did. Almost all written communication today is done by laptop, tablet or smartphone. With online billing so prevalent, it's rare for me even to sign my name to a check.
Kansas State Board of Education members will decide this week whether the state's new handwriting standards will encourage schools to make sure that fifth- and sixth-graders can write legibly in cursive. The handwriting standards are on the board's
For openers, it is the first and best form of personalized communication...You may not always have the ability to text, or have a computer available. And, believe it or not, not everyone has an electronic phone or tablet or computer. They are
The recent anniversary of this holographic speech, along with the current debate as to whether cursive writing education should be retained, should cause all to reflect on the past and future. The very thing that contributed to Lincoln's eloquence is
The issue has nothing to do with freedom of or from religion as he stated. The issue is the principle of separation of church and state. I know there are some who cannot seem to get the picture on this. But the Constitution guarantees freedom of
As people increase the use of computers and smartphone for communication, and as the new Common Core Standards require computing skills for assessment, many schools have dropped [...] Some states that adopted Common Core educational standards are
Question of the week When it comes to the ways people communicate, the writing is on the wall and it isn't handwriting. Each new generation relies less on pen and paper to put down words, and more on keyboards and keypads...Once a staple of
Some states say yes Elaine Reid uses an overhead projector to teach cursive writing to her class at Cleveland PreK-6 School, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. In years gone by, penmanship helped distinguish the literate from the illiterate.
European country to allow babies born with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female...A candid video has captured the reaction a ten month old baby has to her mother singing to her. A BOY, 15, who stood before a
For third-grade pupils at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School in suburban Ellicott City, an hour's drive from Washington, learning to write joined-up letters is a no-brainer. "I like writing it sometimes. It's kind of fun," said Oren Dubensky after