Connecticut district transitions to old way of teaching handwriting

04/11/2010 | Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

Teachers in a Connecticut school district are reverting to a decades-old teaching method, known as the Zaner-Bloser printing system, to teach students penmanship. After researching the methods, officials abandoned the D'Nealian system, which relies on slants and curves, in favor of the Zaner-Bloser system's circles and sticks, which teachers say is easier for students to learn.

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