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If Schools Drop Cursive, What's Next?

April 29, 2013

View the article by Fred Abraham on the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier website.

Fred Abraham, an economics professor at the University of Northern Iowa, quotes a colleague who said, “writing is magic.” The meaning, according to Abraham’s colleague, is that taking notes by hand helps students learn in a way that keyboarding does not. This is one reason that Abraham—a proponent of cursive handwriting—is concerned about removing cursive from the classroom.

View the full article on the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier website.

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