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    Importance Of Penmanship

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    Penmanship is Important By: Sydney Do you find yourself using technology more and simply writing by hand less? In case you didn’t know, penmanship is the art or skill of writing by hand. Penmanship is a skill we have had ever since we were little. Penmanship is involved in our everyday lives, is a big part in lowered academic success, and becoming less and less important in this day and age. Therefore, penmanship needs to be considered more important because if its everyday appearance in our lives

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    For the past few years, many educators around the United States have debated the decision of whether or not it is necessary to continue teaching cursive handwriting in elementary schools seeing as most classes are now being taught with computers. The decision left independently to each school, one may worry about the education of future generations and what effects may take place if classic standards are removed from the school system, replaced with a modern and technological way of teaching. Many

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    I wasn't interested in books when I was very young, except for an interest in comic books. Maybe that's because I was never really read to consistently. My mother claims to have read to me some when I was younger, but I don't remember it. Giving birth to five kids in seven years, and having one die at three days old, sort of cut into her time for entertaining me with thrilling renditions of The Cat in the Hat. I had to entertain myself with what I could find, and I picked up some basic reading skills

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    Ron Padgett, the author of Creative Reading, recalls how he learned to read and write as though these things happened yesterday. Like Padgett, I tried recalling my reading and writing history. When my parents read to me, they enjoyed reading Dr. Suess books, which became popular with the publication of The Cat In The Hat. I was only interested in looking at books with color. When the books were colorful they grabbed my attention quickly. I couldn’t wait for my parents to come in my room at

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    What Do You Use to Write With?

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    class I did not understand how hard people worked to invent various ways to perfect tools in writing, or how various ways of actual writing like penmanship were perfected through military-like behavior. Such as, the example from the reading implying the tactics used by Platt Rogers Spencer known as the Spencerian method on how to perfect your own penmanship. Also, the examples displayed of different techniques the students used showed how important writing became. “Like coaches of synchronized swimming

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    The Palmer Handwriting Method

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    the typewriter, he created a model that was hasty and efficient; it being called the Palmer Method. Palmer stressed ‘drillwork’ as a way to create, not just good handwriting, but model citizens as well. As a result of his work, he was deemed the penmanship emperor of the 20th century (Korper). As was previously stated, The Handwriting Debate reveals that handwriting helps students retain memory more effectively than keyboarding. One study by Virginia Berninger, a professor of educational psychology

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    Marian Wright Edelman once said, “Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.” With the way education is changing today, is it improving the lives of students and changing the community or destroying it? In several different articles, people are saying that education is changing and not improving the lives of many students. Teachers are being treated differently and students are not learning as much. This should not be happening

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    Cursive handwriting has been taught in American schools for the past 300 years and once was the principle way of communicating (Blazer, 2010). The declining emphasis of learning cursive handwriting can be attributed technological advances. The debate over the value of handwriting instruction didn’t start with the introduction of the computer; it dates back to the debut of the Remington typewriter in 1873 and is revived with each new technological advance, including the Dictaphone, the Xerox machine

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    Dough Writing

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    Dough Writing Writing, to many, is not seen as a technology. This everyday, innate, task is easily over looked especially in today’s modern world of high tech computers, cameras, phones, and palm pilots. It’s hard to imagine at one time people actually invented this thing called the alphabet, somehow made each letter represent a certain sound, then by combining this with other letters and sounds made words. But someone did and we, as a society, forget that and take writing for granted. We

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    Phonemic Awareness and Alphabetic Principle in addition to Phonics and Decoding Skills provide students with early skills of understanding letters and words in order to build their reading and writing skills. Students will need to recognize how letters make a sound in order to form a word. While each word has a different meaning to be to format sentences. While reading strategies for Reading Assessment and Instruction, I was able to find three strategies for Phonemic Awareness and three strategies

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