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The Importance of Handwriting Instruction

View the blog post by J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., on the Psychology Today website.

Handwriting instruction has been a highly debated topic in recent years. Why? In his Psychology Today blog post, J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D.—an expert on childhood literacy, reading, and spelling—explains.

On January 4, 2014, Dr. Gentry was interviewed about this issue by Guillermo Tupper, a reporter for El Mercurio, a newspaper in Chile. Dr. Gentry’s blog post recounts their conversation, offering insight about how current (and future) students are affected when handwriting is removed from the curriculum.

Read the full English adaptation of the El Mercurio interview on the Psychology Today website.

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