233.   I'm an English teacher. I'm writing a university paper about teaching cursive as stressing the good aspect of it. Unfortunately, there is hardly anything written and broden onto, regarding this issue (the good aspect of teaching cursive). It seems that most people are disapproved of it. Can you help please? Are there any sites/links you can send me to?  I've read your quest./answer regarding this issue and was very pleased with the few positive aspects you've mentioned.  Many thanks in advance.

THANK YOU for visiting my Web Sites!!!!

I am glad you found some interesting and valuable information.

I am not sure that there is any recent research on cursive writing that will help you identify the "good" side of this issue. Just about the only thing I can suggest is to find out in which countries cursive writing IS the initial or primary means of teaching writing to young children learning to write in their own native languages for the very first time (Of course, I am going to assume that cursive writing generally applies or mainly applies to languages using writing symbols based on the Roman, Greek or Cyrillic writing symbols).

With new technological means of writing, including a large number of "fonts," I am going to assume that even calligraphy may be going out of style and may not be taught anymore. Probably a great loss to humanity and young people who may never be able to express themselves through beautiful handwriting!! THANK YOU for your interesting question and best wishes in your quest for the answer you seek!!!

 


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