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Bring Back Handwriting

23 Sep

It’s Good for Your Brain

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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

15 Mar

handwritingDoes Losing Handwriting In School Mean Losing Other Skills Too?

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What Should Children Read?

3 Jan

What Should Children Read?

What schools really need isn’t more nonfiction but better nonfiction, especially that which provides good models for student writing. Most students could use greater familiarity with what newspaper, magazine and book editors call “narrative nonfiction”: writing that tells a factual story, sometimes even a personal one, but also makes an argument and conveys information in vivid, effective ways.

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New curriculum vs penmanship…

29 Nov

Some states preserve penmanship despite tech gains