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Importance of Cursive Handwriting

    In today's world with technology so available to all ages, cursive handwriting seems to be a thing of the past.  However, there are many studies that say cursive handwriting has many benefits and is still important. Some studies link cursive to improving cognitive development, hand and eye coordination, and treating dyslexia.  Cursive is introduced in 2nd-grade at Putnam County.  Even though it is not a standard in 3rd-grade, cursive handwriting is still being taught and practiced.  Please read the article in the link below to read about the benefits of cursive handwriting.  

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