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    Cursive Writing Benefits

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    technology increased, a useful skill was taken off the lesson plans in schools across the United States: cursive writing. The US Department of Education decided it was necessary to focus more on teaching students how to type on a computer than it was to learn cursive. Cursive is a skill that comes with a variety of different benefits and will continue to be useful even in the technology age. In 2010, forty-five states adopted the Common Core academic standards. This new curriculum didn’t require cursive to be taught in the classroom, but the states could individually decide if they wanted to keep it or not. The main concern with this change is that people think their kids are going to grow to be illiterate. It mainly goes unnoticed,…

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    Cursive Writing Benefits

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    Cursive writing is a viable part of education and brain health. Having the ability to write in cursive helps not only with medical documents, school documents, and simple bank signatures, but it also makes your mind stronger, and more diverse when writing anything down. I believe that cursive writing should be in the educational system. Growing up in a society where people always have to do some sort of paperwork, this becomes a needed factor for writing skills. Wouldn't you rather have you…

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    Cursive Should Be Taught

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    Should public school students be taught how to write in cursive as a requires part ot the curriculum? I think so, cursive is used throught life, why would you not want to know it. Medical brain scans show that writing in cursive helps with fine motor-skill developement and stimulates both the left and right parts of the brain. Learning cursive helps make the brain stronger. Those are my three reason why I think cursive should be taught as a required part of the curriculum. …

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    Cursive Writing Benefits

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    How many of today’s students know how to read and write in cursive? Currently, many American public schools no longer require their students to learn how to write in cursive. The reason for this is because many administrators believe taking the time to teach cursive detracts from more important skills such as mathematics or reading comprehension. However, there are multiple reasons why this skill is still valuable for today’s students. For example, knowing cursive allows people to read…

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    Cursive writting is indeed beneficial to a student's mental development, and therefore; should be thaught in school. Replacing cursive writting with typing and technology will do more harm than good to the student. I typing believe it will minimize their ablity to process and retain information, and is therfore essential to one's learning development. As a student myself, writing my notes by hand helps me process the information as well as remembering it as I write it down. There is no boubt…

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    Cursive Writing

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    Cursive writing has become a casualty of technology. Many American elementary schools don’t teach it to their students. Because standardized testing has overwhelmed the curriculums, schools have become obsessed with ‘testing‘ knowledge, and cursive has been pushed aside deemed no longer important. Schools don’t teach students what matter, gaining only enough knowledge to answer multiple-choice questions. Younger Americans are typing or texting more and writing less. Unfortunately, this is…

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    was written, forgetting cursive from the standards. Now, states, such as California and North Carolina, have gone against the common core by implementing state laws that require schools to teach cursive. These states are doing the wrong thing as cursive should be set to stone because of the greater advancements in technology, cursive’s lack of efficiency and its lack of uses, demonstrating that even though some things may be hard to leave, sometimes it is for the better that they remain a…

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    Cursive writing, good old script penmanship in flowing strokes with the letters joined, is causing an argument whether Common Core curriculum should implement cursive writing. Although California and several other states have been applying the cursive instructions in their curriculum, some states look forward to the collapse of it. As a matter of fact, people nowadays prefer the use of printing style because it is more legible than cursive. Educators acknowledge that cursive writing activates…

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    requirement for learning cursive in school. I may be biased because as a child, in early grades such as first and second, I was taught both printing and cursive. I remember my second grade teacher allowed us to choose between printing and cursive to finish standard writing assignments; though when sending us home with assignments specifically designed for learning cursive, we were required to complete those in cursive. My experience with using cursive allowed me to find my own rhythm and…

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    Whether or not cursive should be taught in schools has been debated for some time. One side believes that it should not be taught because, in the future, there will be few instances of cursive due to use of electronics and the popularity of regular printing. The other side believes it should be taught because it is mentally beneficial. Cursive should be taught in schools because it continues to still be in use today, helps with fine motor-skill development, and positively affects brain health.…

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