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Handwriting: which style?
Should we teach a cursive or non-cursive style of handwriting? We refer to statutory requirements for handwriting in the 2014 curriculum, and link to guidance from the National Strategies. This article also cites a number of sources that debate the use of joined-up writing.
- What does the National Curriculum require?
- The National Strategies did not promote any particular script
- University of Warwick: children should learn the same script from the outset
- Arguments in favour of continuous cursive handwriting
- Arguments that question the merits of continuous cursive
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