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Handwriting in the 21st Century?

Research Shows Why Handwriting Belongs in Today’s Classroom

In a society that values technology above all else, handwriting instruction has begun to fall by the wayside. Although completing assignments by hand remains a prevalent practice in many elementary schools, an estimated 25–33% of students are struggling to achieve competency in this skill. Research indicates that handwriting influences reading, writing, language, and critical thinking. Yet, statistics show that not all students are being provided with adequate instruction for this foundational skill. Read the complete research summary.

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