Asked • 01/18/20

Why should someone learn to write cursive?

Many writing tasks must be done by hand, especially in elementary school. Not all writing is done on a technological device.


The invention of cursive intended for writing to be made easier to do, in less time and with less effort. Students who acquire it find writing tasks less stressful


Cursive has helped students maintain focus, use more parts of the brain, improve their spelling, and even retain information.

Kim L.

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Cursive makes writing faster. I tell my students if they want to buy a house or a car they need to learn to sign their name. Cursive is easier for some students to write. You pick your pencil up less and it is often less stressful. It has also been proven that muscles have memory so writing something helps you remember it over typing it. In higher education writing your note in cursive is faster compared to printing it and will help you remember what you wrote.
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