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cursive writing

Also called "script," a form of handwriting in which each letter of a word is connected to another letter. Contrast with "block lettering" or "printing," in which the individual letters do not touch.
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It's hard to pinpoint exactly when cursive writing began to fall out of favor.
This pilot study will examine the print and cursive writing performance of a group of fifth and sixth grade students who have received formal instruction in both styles of handwriting.
For some in the majority, cursive writing and the memorization of multiplication tables were posited as critical educational building blocks upon which more advanced concepts rest.
I'll never forgive the school district for not teaching my son how read and write cursive writing, either.
In a study of children in grades two through five, Virginia Berninger, a psychologist at the University of Washington, demonstrated that printing, cursive writing, and typing on a keyboard are all associated with distinct and separate brain patterns and each results in a distinct end product.
Though emails and texting have all but obliterated cursive writing, a fashion backlash is evident in the revival of monogramming.
In the good old days, I have seen the Prince of Kolkata pen lines in a cursive writing style which would catch the eye.
This video is so beautiful it makes me want to cry: a handlettering master A artisan mastering in cursive writing almost brings an Arab blogger to tears.
The Write Camp - a handwriting program for all children aged 3-13 that provides critical skills for letter formation, word spacing, and cursive writing.
He was wearing a sweatshirt with distinctive lettering - the word "volcom" in red, cursive writing - a black balaclava, dark sunglasses and black gloves, police said.
Some school systems actually are thinking of phasing out cursive writing, claiming it is a lost art, unneeded in today's society.
CURSIVE CREATURE RUBBINGS Fold a piece of paper in half vertically, and write the vocabulary word in black crayon in cursive writing on the fold.