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Biological and Psychology Benefits of Learning Cursive

View the blog post by William R. Klemm on the Psychology Today website.

The Common Core State Standards, which have now been adopted by most states, do not require students to learn cursive handwriting. In turn, some schools are choosing to remove this skill from the curriculum, but at what cost?

In a follow up to his earlier blog post, Dr. William R. Klemm explicitly states the reasons that cursive should continue to be taught. According to Dr. Klemm, improved hand-eye coordination, self-confidence, and self-regulation are just a few of the biological and psychological benefits of learning this critical skill.

Read the full blog post on the Psychology Today website for more information on the benefits of learning cursive handwriting.

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