US: Cursive is, like, so last century

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Mon Feb 15 16:43:38 UTC 2010


Mercury News

 

Cursive is, like, so last century

 

They can type 60 words per minute, text on cell phones in seconds and instant-message endlessly. What teens can't do well, it turns out, is write in old-fashioned cursive.

 

Ask about 40 high school students to write three sentences, and without exception the assignments come back in printing - neat or scrawled, but not in script.

 

Full story:

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14402160?source=most_viewed

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