Sunday, April 13, 2014
Handwriting Is Linked with Success in Academics
I have long been a proponent of teaching cursive writing to children. I have been a bit slack on this as a homeschooling mom, but nonetheless, I am a believer! Children today should have 100 minutes a week of cursive handwriting practice. This comes out to just 20 minutes a day. Cursive writing ease has also been linked to reading skills, and is highly advocated by the Canadian Dyslexic Association for children who suffer from learning disabilities and Dyslexia. I have two sons who have mild to moderate dyslexia so you see I have a vested interest here!
Here is a link to a report on hand writing skills for young children.
Write letters, Write often,