Handwriting in the News

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Below are some thought-provoking articles and opinion pieces about handwriting's cognitive and emotional significance.

Cursive handwriting could be becoming a 'lost art'
CBS, Austin, January, 2017

Quiz: See If You Remember How to Write in Cursive
Time, January, 2017

Students should still learn cursive: View
lohud.com, January, 2017

Why don't the common-core standards include cursive writing?
PBS, October, 2016

Why Handwriting Is Still Essential in the Keyboard Age
The New York Times, June, 2016

The Truth About Handwriting: Why it matters in a digital age
American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, June, 2016

Cursive Handwriting is Part of Being an American, Senator Says
Mashable, January 26, 2016

Why Handwriting Matters in a Digital World
Time, January 22, 2016

Is an Email Enough? 5 Tips to Craft a Memorable Thank You Note
The Huffington Post, January 4, 2016

7 Reasons You Should Be Journaling Daily
The Huffington Post, January 4, 2016

Woman Finds Handwritten Letters from 1915 in Ceiling, Returns Them to Relatives
ABC News, October 9, 2015

Does Cursive Writing Still Have Cred?
USA Today, August 25, 2015

7 Ways Writing by Hand Can Save Your Brain
Mashable, January 19, 2015

A Learning Secret: Don't Take Notes With a Laptop
Scientific American, June 3, 2014

What's Lost as Handwriting Fades
The New York Times, June 2, 2014

The Benefits of Cursive Go Beyond Writing
The New York Times, April 30, 2013

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