As your pen flows, so does your thinking

As your pen flows, so does your thinking

Research by Laura Dinehart of Florida International University’s college of education in Miami indicates that four-year-olds with strong handwriting skills of any kind are more likely to excel in math and reading when they get to elementary school.

In Canada, a survey of 718 students and teachers in second-grade classrooms in the mainly French-speaking province of Quebec suggested that pupils who learn cursive do better in spelling and syntax thanks to better graphic-motor skills.

Cursive builds important neural connections and is more efficient than printing because there are fewer stops and starts.

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