Common core, technology take their toll on handwriting

10/9/2013 | EdTech magazine online

Cursive-handwriting instruction has been eliminated in some schools, where the focus is more on typing, and now it appears that print handwriting also may be placed on the back burner. The future of handwriting instruction in schools remains largely uncertain due largely to the Common Core State Standards' requirement that students be proficient in typing by the fourth grade.

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