Computer age is threatening the handwriting skills of children

UK Telegraph 21 Oct 06
For centuries learning to write joined-up letters has been an integral part of children’s education, but that is now being threatened by the computer revolution. Research from the United States shows that five out of six pupils leave school having been unable to master the skill, technically known as cursive writing. Instead, the majority of students print their words, while some resort to writing in block capitals.
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