Teaching Handwriting: Why It Makes Sense to Teach Cursive First

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  1. November 3, 2016

    […] Studies have shown that teaching cursive first has numerous benefits, such that it (1) prevents reversal of letters or letter confusion, (2) encourages proper spacing of words, (3) allows for the continuous flow of thought and thinking ahead while writing, and (4) stimulates the development of fine motor skills and coordination. I have also explained the rationale for teaching cursive first in an earlier blog post. […]

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