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Cursive handwriting’s hidden value

The deeper we journey into the digital age, the more that skills such as cursive writing are being removed from school curriculums.

In an article published in The Conversation, Professor Hetty Roessingh, from the University of Calgary, details the reasons ‘Why cursive handwriting needs to make a school comeback’.

Roessingh supplies interesting links between a lack of handwriting skills with students’ faltering academic performance, as well as difficulties communicating ideas and vocabulary on the page.

Writers and editors may find it beneficial to step away from the keyboard and return to traditional pen and paper to find their voice once more.  

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