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Who knows Cursive Handwriting?



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Who knows Cursive Handwriting?

I love beautiful penmanship. Writing by  pen and paper has a therapeutic effect on my wellbeing. It keeps my creative juices flowing. When Im writing with pen, ideas and thoughts comes into my mind easily. 
I envy those people who can do cursive handwriting beautifully. I believe it as an art that needs to be revive even in our modern technology which uses mostly of keyboard or touchpad in writing.
Whos among us still write in pen and papers when they are writing an article?

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bachiekins

My penmanship is more consistent when written in printed form. However, I did get into calligraphy writing and it has been a fantastic therapy for me since. There are a lot of drills if you would be following traditional or as they call it copperplate writing. i know it is far from cursive but they do look alike somehow. There are different nibs and inks that you get to play with. Not to mention the different styles that you can try.

I highly recommend it as my cursive writing did somehow improve as I learn the process of calligraphy. And for those who are not into drills and are more of a free spirit, there are lots of modern calligraphy styles that can also enhance your skills.



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jeffreyjose48

Everyone of us in our elementary class knows cursive writing. We were taught by our teacher how to do it. We have a school work called theme writing. We wrote about ourselves and other subjects.



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Kakashi2020

Once I did have good cursive writing skills but it diminished over time. I really don't know why but it seems when I got older and began to use PC's and laptops instead of pen and paper, my cursive writing skills vanished. Now Everytime I'm writing it's in script.



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Kakashi2020

Like you I'm more comfortable writing in print but in my younger days I would always write in cursive. I've got good cursive writing skills and somehow when I got older I lost my ability to write in cursive. It's the same way with most of my friends.



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Kakashi2020

Nowadays not too many people are writing cursive or knows how to write cursive. Most people are writing in printed form or Block Lettering as it is officially called. People like it because it's easier to understand and write.



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Aeolos

I do know how to write cursive because for a short time in school we are required to use that form of writing. Right now I write in a mix form of cursive and print writing. I like how the cursive writing flow smoothly when writing without breaking in between letters. I also write faster in cursive which is very good when taking down notes during lectures and discussions.



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jeffreyjose48

i remember writing this when I was in Elementary. We have an essay writing in our English subject. I could still remember our first topic was about describing ourselves. We are also assigned to write about our summer vacation. There are many more topics that our teacher told us to write to with using cursive writing.

The same kind of writing was also assigned to us in another subject. The subject is Filipino. We were made to do the same but it is in another language. Its in the Filipino language. Our teacher will then check our work and give us rating in percent.



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Steve5

It's funny how we grow to like cursive handwriting. I remember back then that I wasn't so into it. Learning it can be such a pain. Especially, when the teacher's a perfectionist. Now I just use it for my own purposes. Like if I want to try being fancy. But it usually ends up looking silly instead of elegant.



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superlicca

I can relate to you. When I was starting to learn cursive writing, I had a hard time doing this and my teacher would always want me to repeat all over again. But now I love cursive writing because it is fun to do. And I was also inspired by my classmate who was an expert at it.



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Steve5

That's nice. It also comes in handy for letter writing. I think most of us forget how important good hand writing is when you're writing personal letters to someone.

You might already be good at it. We often improve greatly whenever we're enthusiastic at what we're doing.



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superlicca

You are right. If you are giving personal letters to someone, it is important that you have a good penmanship. This will show that you exerted an effort in writing. The person who will receive your letter will appreciate it. And yes, you can always improve your handwriting if you will enjoy practicing it.



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Steve5

You're a very positive person. I actually tried improving my handwriting. Though, it's not something I'm focused on right now. I've decided that as long as it can be read, I'm okay with that.

You really have to put in the time in order to write more beautifully. Calligraphy just isn't for me.



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blackmist

I agree. Everyone can write in cursive but not all can write a beautiful cursive writing. I like cursive writing when I was a kid because it look's cool connecting those letters. I don't use cursive today because my writing will only look like been written by a kid lol.



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Steve5

Yes, me too. It's like we know how to write cursive. But we're not confident or skilled enough to use it on a regular basis. It's just too difficult to accomplish.



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Aeolos

I had a subject in elementary dedicated to just learning how to cursive writing. It was also very painful as my teacher was old and she is very perfectionist. She used to make us write a whole paper with a certain letter and would repeat it if there is a wrong one and no erasures.



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rlpzbeermoney

I can relate too. Back in school, I used to have beautiful cursive writing. Now it's just a bunch of scribbles for jotting down random stuff. I guess over time, we tend to rush things than focus on the quality.



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nearxxfar

I remember the days that I was still an elementary student. I came from a private school that's why we have this subject called "writing" we are required to write in cursive form or else we will get a low grade on that subject. I remember that I strive so hard to write in cursive eventhough I'm not that good at it. But soon I realized that it can help in in numerous ways. I am very thankful that I've got the chance to attend that kinf of class.



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EfficientNinja

I do know cursive handwriting although I'm not good at it. It was a requirement for us to write in cursive during some subjects in primary school and high school. I do have good handwriting to start with but writing in cursive just made it worse.

When writing articles, I don't handwrite it. I find it faster to type articles and it is easier to organize in word processors like Microsoft Word.



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Steve5

Me too! I find it easier to just type the words instead of writing them. It's so much slower to use your pen and paper since everything's manual. I'm glad we have the advantage of computers and writing software to help us with our work.



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Chinet23

I know how to write cursives as well and I keep a journal with me for several years. I really pen down my thoughts and the same thing with me I write faster with cursives. However, I have just recently shifted to using my laptop instead of the usual notebooks I used before. The reason is I don't have to purchase it and at the same time I wanted to type faster. A lot of people say that I have a good handwriting but I rarely use pen these days when I have to write long.



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stbrians

The pen is really losing its importance with improved technology. You now do cursive writing with a computer? Technology is really changing the world.



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mdayrit

I know how to write cursive writing since this is part of a subject during primary school. I can write legibly but not really something that is admirable. Even if I know how to do cursive writing, I prefer to write in printed style because it is faster for me. When it comes to writing articles, I no longer use pen and paper since it is easier to edit and delete a part of my article using the laptop. It helps me think faster if I see my article clean of erasures.



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Youngshark

I had a friend when in highschool who was an expert of this. As a result a lot of group work would normally be designated to him to write the reports for the teacher to come and collect. As much as I loved it I knew right then that various burdens come with having something others envy.



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Kakashi2020

I grew up writing cursive back then everyone in school was trained in cursive. But nowadays I rarely write articles using pen and paper. It's way easier to just type it in using my smartphone and tablet.



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NesMarcos

I would have to agree with you that it is way easier to just type any writings using a smartphone, a tablet or even a laptop. Also, I seldom see students writing in cursive. Most of them are using non-cursive writing maybe because it is easier and more understandable.



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coolavender

It may be the era of computers but kids are still learning cursive writing in school. I'd like to believe that I have good cursive writing skills but it's not something I would like to use when crafting articles and other writing projects. It's just slow and I end up missing the benefits of an automatic spell checker and grammar checker whenever I try to write manually. In addition, the Word processor offers the convenience of quick and easy editing, copy pasting, and undoing/redoing recent actions.



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amelia88

We had to learn it back in school all those years ago - but I rarely if ever use it now. I don't know many people that do, either, I think print handwriting is so much more common and accepted nowadays. I do think there's quite a lot of beauty though in cursive and I'm glad I can use it if/when I need to.



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NesMarcos

I definitely agree with you on this. When I was a student, I learned cursive writing because it is indeed mandatory. I sometimes use cursive writing when writing some formal notes nonetheless, print handwriting is a lot better for me.



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Gilgamesh

I agree with you because even though it is much convinient to use keyboard and touchpad I can't deny the fact that I can do a lot better when I write in a pice of paper instead using gadgets. I know that conventional method isn't idealistic nowadays but I somehow wrute better in doing so.



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Corzhens

In our educational system you cannot be promoted from 1st grade to 2nd grade without writing in cursive style. We call the non-cursive style as writing in print form where the letters of a word are not connected to each other. Anyway, writing in cursive style is one way of showing that you are educated because those who couldn't write in cursive style haven't reached high school education.



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amelia88

It was a school requirement where I live too. We had what was called a "pen license" where we would graduate from using a pencil to a pen (at our teacher's discretion) but one of the key requirements was being able to write in cursive!



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mitan143

I do know how to write in cursive form, but don't expect that it is as beautiful as other. During my grade school days, I often careful with my handwriting. I actually want it to be perfect and amazing but when I become an adult already I started to care less with it's look whether it is nice to see or not. But today, I also envy those people who do cursive writing amazingly. I actually have a friend who has a nice penmanship and it seems like it is just natural to her already. Well, I also believe that if you're good at penmanship then you have a creative mind as well. She's actually good at sketching too.



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NesMarcos

I love writing even when I was schooling. I learned cursive writing in my elementary years. My teacher was very strict. She always wanted us to write in cursive and if not, we will get a punishment. I do not have a good penmanship but I always wanted to have.



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ballyhara

My teacher was super strict too. The smallest mistake, and you had to do the whole page again. We could choose to write cursive or not at the other classes, but her class was completely in cursive writing. She also required very dark pencils, so you couldn't be able to erase the mistakes, and she marked the mistakes with a red pencil, counted them, and let everybody know how good or bad you did that day, that was some kind of bullying right?



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NesMarcos

Haha we were on the same boat when we were schooling. I also had a terrible experience with a terror teacher in my elementary years. Imagining a terror teacher in one whole year of class sounds terrible, isn't it? Needless to say, my terror teacher still remembers me until now and we are friends on Facebook!



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NesMarcos

On the other hand, I would have to agree with you that your strict teacher was mean and sound bully. In our days, it was not that prohibited, but it is highly condemned by the Department of Education in my country nowadays.



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Youngshark

Oooh wow. You had a great teacher. Our teachers gave attention to our handwrittings but it was never that serious.



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superlicca

I know what cursive writing is. This was required when I was in school. Believe it or not, I loved to write more than listening to my teachers. I was always excited if there was something to write. I felt like I got a good penmanship. I was also inspired by my two classmates who had a very beautiful penmanship. And because of them, I always tried to have a good handwriting too.



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NesMarcos

That is definitely awesome! I envy you. I am not that good in writing neither like it much. I would rather type it on a smartphone, a tablet or a laptop than writing it in a paper.



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superlicca

I was not good at first but if you will see someone who is good at it then you will be motivated to do well. You just keep on practicing and it will make you better. And it is also an advantage if you have someone that you admire when it comes to writing.



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NesMarcos

I would have to agree with you on when you see someone who is good at it then you will be motivated to do well, too. Admiring a writer is definitely an awesome feeling because it gives an inspiration to be and to do something better.



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superlicca

Yeah, someone who is great at it will serve as an inspiration. And aside from this, our teacher was strict when it comes to cursive writing. We had to do it right to get a good grade. We also had an individual activity for cursive writing so everyone had to practice everyday.



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ajahcuizon

When I was still studying, our teachers require us to use cursive writing as our primary penmanship. I cannot say that I am good in writing in a cursive form but ever since then, I've been using that penmanship until now. I agree with you that ideas come much easily when we are writing than typing. I've seen so many good cursive writings and I could say that they are quite fascinating since I know it is hard to make a perfect writing using that kind of penmanship.



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NesMarcos

I envy you! Even though my elementary teacher taught us cursive writing, I was not able to use it until my tertiary years because most of schoolmates were using printed writing. Needless to say, I would have to agree with you that ideas come much easily when we are writing than typing.



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ajahcuizon

Well, our teachers require us to use cursive writing that's why I got used to it. I find it easier to write in cursive since I don't have to lift my pen that much unlike the printed one. But I still can't perfect my writing that it seems that I am the only one who could understand it. I am now practicing calligraphy, hoping that I could get it through.



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rlpzbeermoney

I was thought cursive writing since the first grade. It was a requirement in school and have used it all through high school. It writes fast and is reasonably readable even when it's all scribbles though it varies from person to person. It was only in college that I started using block capital letters in all my writing as it's a requirement in my course (Architectural/Engineering).
I'm in the boat of as long as it's readable, it's passable. The reason we write is so people can understand it right? I don't have that bad of a handwriting but I still prefer typing over writing. It's just more convenient.



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Chinet23

I think people rarely do cursive writing. Few people I know that still do are my parents, aunts and uncles. I mean the older generation. I think they are more comfortable writing cursives and they're the same people who are not that tech savvy either and don't prefer typing.



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mdayrit

I've seen a lot of cursive writings being used as an art for designing various things such as shirt, book cover, pillow cases, wall displays and a lot more. I think it is called Calligraphy. I tried doing it but I think I do not really have that talent to write good cursive.



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ballyhara

Yes, you are right it is Calligraphy. Obviously, you have different levels of it, so the one you can see in designs, covers, that's more a professional one. I had to study it as a subject at school, but we had the basic one, where you learned how to move your hand, and how to shape the letters. Try to buy The Palmer Method, you can find that little book online, that will explain you the basics in a easy way.



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stbrians

In art it still thrives but not anymore as it used to be taught in school. I wonder if it is still taught in art schools. Computers happen to do calligraphy better than with pen. It is faster too.



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romyter013

My mom and my sister are the one who so good in cursive writing in the family. I remembered my brother always teasing me about my handwritings. he said its like grated by a chicken feet haha. Its not my fault i mean we cannot get everything or inherit from our parents and thats only some part of them always. Then Ive read that its not really that bad if a person have an awful handwritings, It says you are talkative, excitable, many information going on their mind and can make great friends. So what if I have a messy handwritings? Im Proud!



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NesMarcos

I would have to agree with you! Basically, we can't really inherit everything from our parents, neither good nor bad, it can always be best to look the most positive traits and personality. Moreover, we are on the same boat, I also have a bad handwriting nonetheless I am proud of it, too!



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coolavender

This thread reminds me of the early days in my career when I was working as an auditor. One of the partners in the auditing firm has several congregations and Catholic schools as clients. Many of these congregations are run by Italian nuns. They do their manual accounting books themselves and I remember being awestruck by their cursive handwriting style and how the strokes were consistent among the books of all the congregations I've audited. It's like they were taught just one cursive style. It was so artful and different from what we have learned in primary grades where the pupils end up with different writing styles despite being taught the same strokes.



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NesMarcos

I would have to agree with you that this thread reminds me a lot of my early years in school. Our classroom adviser never let us to use another writing style except for cursive writing. She used to punish us when another writing style was in our notebooks.



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jaymish3

I think the time for pen and paper is long gone. At the minimum we need to save the trees at a maximum hardly anybody reads pen and paper anymore. I would dare you to show me anyone who still reads physical magazines. Also if you're writing an article that will appear online, it is a waste of time writing it on paper. If you do it online it takes you less time and you can spend your time editing and improving on it.



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ballyhara

I had to take Calligraphy lessons while on school. That was a required subject, with very hard evaluations. Back on those days, I was mad about it, but nowadays I understand how useful that became. I had extra credits at college, respect and appreciation from teachers, and even earned a position on a job, for my handwriting hahaha. So, maybe people think that's nonsense, but in my case has worked really good, to have a beautiful cursive handwriting.



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romyter013

Well that's an awesome story though. I mean not all can do with such a talent you have. You are right this kind of handwriting talent can be used now to find a job and not just that - its in demand now! I guess I just appreciate those people with beautiful handwriting so much.



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jayjaydimson

I do know cursive writing, its a requirement for us to write in cursive back when I was in high school. But writing in cursive may be sometimes hard to understand.



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stbrians

I used to write in cursive writing but with the coming of computers, writing with a pen is a rare occurrence. Handwriting is not now topmost on the school program. Where does cursive writing still exist?



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NesMarcos

I definitely agree with you that handwriting is not the most priority on the school programs. Nonetheless, in some primary schools, cursive writing still exists and a must use.



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cmoneyspinner

I hardly write at all anymore since I'm on the laptop typing all the time. But I'm glad that I know how to write in cursive handwriting and I think everybody should learn how.



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Barida

Anyone that can still be able to write with pen and paper is really blessed as it shows that you are not truly allowing the adjustments that we are having in the world have a bigger influence on you as regards the way you used to write.



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Steve5

I know how to write cursive handwriting. But it's far from perfect or beautiful. I guess most of us know it because it was thought to us early on in elementary school. I kind of enjoy writing like that. Though, it makes me feel insecure when I see someone's beautiful artwork handwriting. I'm embarrassed by my awkward squiggly lines compared to that.



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mark8625

I remember those days when I was a grade school. I loved doing cursive writing. I found it interesting subject. All people did this subject as part of the curriculum. This is the fundamental and basic way of teaching youngsters as beginners.



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Martinsx1

One thing that I love so much about cursive writing is how lovely they look. It's not some writing that you would just rush, it requires dedication and focus to have it written well. Sometimes I call it drawing writing because of how it's written in a drawing style. There is a possibility of using it as a wallpaper in one's home depending on what's being written in the cursive writing.



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mark8625

It could be used I guess. I found it as an art also. Yeah you are right if the cursive writing is literally beautiful it can be used as wallpaper design in your home.



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Martinsx1

Exactly. I actually remember now that I started learning how to get into cursive writing when I joined the music class in my youth group. We started with drawing music key tones and I later moved it up to alphabets. It was such a wonderful experience for me back then but I literally can't go back to it now even if I wanted it so bad because time won't allow me.



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mark8625

That is right. I did that also in my music class but I was in highschool that time. We had a music subject and we had to draw different kinds of music notes. I was not good in drawing even now but I was impressed in cursive writing so I needed to do it nicely.



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blackmist

I have learn writing in cursive when I'm in Elementary Grade. It's a little bit difficult because we are just copying what is posted in front and I don't know if I'm connecting each letter the right way. But I did manage to learn it.I stop cursive writing when I'm in high school.



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Martinsx1

I have reasons to believe that most of the people or most of every human race from the 80's till the 21st century tried out cursive writing mostly in the elementary school. It's among the foundation of every academic level, so most kids back then are well taught in cursive writing. I can't really say much about the children of today learning cursive writing unless it's something their parents likes.



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blackmist

I agree. I think it's part of the curriculum to teach cursive writing at elementary grade before.As far as I remember, I am in grade 2 when they teach cursive to us. I'm also not sure if cursive writing is still taught today thought, But it would be great if it is still been practice by kids now a days.



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Barida

It is never easy anymore to make use of pen and paper to write in this present age where the computer and other aids that facilitate writing are now all over the place. When making notes for the class that I am teaching, I make use of this method of pen and paper, but I must admit that it is something that is always not that easy for me to do at the end as well.



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Martinsx1

Some schools still are very well into the use of pen and paper writing especially in the developing world. It's not that they aren't aware of the use of technology in almost all sectors of education but for the fact that most of these developing countries are still poor, they simply cannot meet up with the demands of technology, so they are still stuck with old school cursive writing.



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Barida

That is the thing and I feel that it is still relevant. I mean when we take at look at that is one of the ways that those kids get to become creative, then you have to appreciate that cursive writing is still important in our world of today.



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amelia88

Does anyone know if this is still something that's on the school curriculum these days? I'm wondering if since we are seeing technology enter the classrooms so much these days if there is any emphasis placed on handwriting!



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Martinsx1

I believe that there are still going to be some educational systems that still incorporates cursive writing in their curriculums. I'm sure that in as much as technology is taking over in almost everything else we are all familiar with today, there are still some things that are really worth propagating to preserve our history. I'm planning on learning old Egyptian writing of the Pharoah time and I'm sure it's going to be a very wonderful experience.



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Martinsx1

When I was still a teenager growing up, I was very good at writing cursive text. I think that I still have some copies of my works back then still in books study. Just like I still have some of my animation drawing kept very well among my books. It was such a wonderful feeling to get into cursive writing.



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jayjaydimson

I used to write the cursive back when I was in grade school, and my handwriting is not so good when I'm writing cursive.



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mdayrit

I enjoy seeing cursive writings as an art. I even follow artists who are good in Calligraphy and those who are into Typography. It amazes me how they could make simple writings into somethings so attractive to look at.



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DenisP

Well, I know cursive handwriting, but I can’t say I’m particularly good at it. I learned cursive when I was in grade school, and while I’ve kept the knowledge with me throughout the years, my skills have degraded from lack of use.

The fact is that even my natural handwriting has degraded over time, simply due to the fact that I haven’t had the need to write with pen and paper very much. Most of my skills have focused in on typing because it’s what’s necessary for me these days. I don’t have much use for traditional pen and paper besides writing for personal pleasure, which I don’t get to do much these days.



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jayjaydimson

I know how to write in cursive since its required for us to write it back when I was in grade school.



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Kakashi2020

I'm my younger years I always write cursive. But when I reached my mid 20's, I began writing script. I really don't know why but it's probably because that's the time I concentrated on using computers and it affected my handwriting.



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edencaga

I know how to do cursive writing. Our teacher taught us cursive when I was still in Grade one and she was so impressed with my hand writing as other students can't easily write cursive at that time. We're required to have knowledge about cursive as this was used in our English writing class and the handwriting must be understandable and clearly written it in cursive. After that we should read our topic in class that will served as our graded recitation.



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superlicca

I am glad that schools require cursive writing. If not, I would never learn how to do it. I know that writing using pen and paper is not common anymore since we have a lot of devices to use. But I believe that it is good to practice it again once in a while to retain the skill.



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jayjaydimson

Me, I know how to write in cursive, I'm just not good at it because I am the only one who can understand the words that I wrote in cursive.



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anchoreztin

I have a very awful hand writing ^_^ but there are some articles that says that people who has terrible hand writing are smart. ^_^ Maybe I am not smart but my penmanship is bottomline awful.
I would really like to improve my handwriting especially I want to learn nice cursive and calligraphy.



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edencaga

I think it's true. My brother seems like you. He had a very bad handwriting but I am so impress with his performance in school. Even if he's not studying, he manage to be one of the dean's listers in his school knowing that the school where he is currently studying is one of the famous university in the whole Philippines.



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jetselle

Most people alive today learned a simplified cursive alphabet in school. The goal behind simplified cursive is speed and legibility. The fancier old fashion styles of handwriting were far more laborious and slow. Also, the beautiful script we see in older documents was done with a flexible nib or quill pen. With this type of pen the more pressure the wider the line is produced. Modern writers used to ball point or stiff nib pens usually bend flexible nib pens if they are not careful. Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing. There are several beautiful calligraphy alphabets; many require a stub or Italic pen while others use flexible nibs, brushes, or technical pens.



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HappyLady

I am so glad to hear of someone using cursive writing. Sadly, few of us are able to do this now. I was taught the art, but my style is pretty bad and usually, I prefer the laptop for any kind of communication. It is amazing to consider when I was at school we still had to fill an inkwell and write using a nib pen or a (usually,) leaky fountain pen. I would delight in making as many loops as I could in my writing.



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jayjaydimson

I do know to write in cursive because it's necessary for us to write in cursive, and also when the teacher are requiring us to write it.



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superlicca

I think almost everyone knows cursive writing but not everyone is great at it or like to do the cursive writing. Some people are more comfortable with the print like form. But I prefer cursive since I am faster with this and it prevents space between letters.



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theresajane

I love beautifully written words in cursive form. It gives off a classic yet classy vibe that is pleasing to the eyes. However, as much as I love cursive writing, I am close to no good at it. I can write in cursive form because it was part of the curriculum back in the days. But, my handwriting is far from the pleasantness that I always imagine.



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Steve5

That's perfectly fine. I feel like most of us aren't any good at handwriting. I'm so bad at it that I don't write cursive unless only I will read it. I even throw away the paper as soon as it's not needed anymore.

I love how we describe cursive letters. We feel so attuned to it. As if we lived in a very elegant era of heartfelt exchange and communication. When really our best form of expression nowadays are crude Facebook emojis.



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mdayrit

I used to envy classmates who can write good cursive. Mine was fine, readable and clean but still not like my other girl classmates writing. Most of them said that my handwriting was more guy looking. I even have a classmate who asked me to do love letters for him since his writing is awful.



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Steve5

I can also relate. Others just have a knack for writing beautiful cursive. It's like the words seem to flow from their fingertips. So smooth and elegant. Unlike when I write mine, it looks inferior to their handwriting. I'm still embarrassed by it.



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MomoStarr16

In our country writing in cursive is like a basic way to write to be teach to the student. So every one who go to school knows how to write in that way. For me I enjoy writing on a yellow paper with my pen alone. I enjoy it more rather than typing it in a computer. I always make it a point to have a hard copy of my article before I make a soft copy in a computer.



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Steve5

That's very old school. I like it. It shows how much discipline and dedication you've gained from practice. Also, it's fun to write in cursive when there's no pressure. It was only nerve-racking when you had to write perfectly.



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jpk0007

I really admire people who can write in a beautiful handwriting. I don't have a very good handwriting and whenever I write in cursive writing on paper, the only person who is able to read it correctly is me. Actually when I was in school , my handwriting was alright but it slowly started deteriorating after my school days were over.Once o started using computers and laptop for all the work I completely stopped writing with pen. Now I only make personal notes with my pen and paper.



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anyone01

I write in cursive, and I cherish it. I figured out how to compose cursive in my elementary days, yet I never utilized it a couple of years prior. I chose to reteach myself what I overlooked how to compose and hone what I knew. In my Science class I would take notes in cursive. I composed moderate and it looked frightful. It hasn't been an entire year yet, however my cursive has enhanced so much and I can compose quick.



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nrnlss

I know how to write in cursive way, but I don't really have a good penmanship no matter how much I try, my penmanship still looks like a mess. However, when I use printed my penmanship looks better and readable. I badly want to learn calligraphy too, but I am not in visual arts.



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thejoyrevolutio

I know how to wite cursively but my handwriting is just awful. I write in print most of the time. I wish I could write beautifully ib cursive. I wanted to enroll to class that teaches calligraphy. It always fasinates me. I don’t think my penmanship is really bad just when I write in cursive.



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mirodge

Cursive writing was required when I was at my grade 4 years. I do love my cursive penmanship, its very girly thing, its more like italic font.



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emiaj55

Not to brag, I used to have a rather good cursive writing. But since I get accustomed to doing my work on my laptop, I cared less about my writing. I'd agree that writing in cursive have their therapeutic charisma. Each curve seems so elegant. I was fond of writing poems and songs in cursive just to give a more artistic effect. I think I should practice writing again.



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beerthooyah

It was nice that you have good cursive writing. What style do you use then? I used to practice in spencerian style of cursive handwriting but have not been to write this often because of technology. Were in the same thinking that this really have a therapeutic effect both on the writer and readers.



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jeffreyjose48

Cursive writing is one of our skill builder subjects in school. Most schools in our place both public and private made it as one essential part of the elementary curriculum. I prefer to use it in its correct sense because I feel I can finish my writing quicker than in print. I like the mechanics and art of cursive writing.



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Einalem

Cursive writing is being taught in our schools. I've learned this when I was in primary school, and as a kid back then, it was really frustrating. Some schools even requires students from 3rd to 6th grade to strictly observe cursive writing even when just taking down notes. I actually find it effective as I was able to learn how to write in cursive, though I seldomly use it today as I prefer non-cursive writing.



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sonnyisabeast

I was disappointed to learn that my daughters will never learn cursive writing. But hey, I can always teach them. The problem is my cursive is the opposite of my regular handwriting, it is horrible! The hardest letter to write in cursive is the small r, mine looks like a plateau, a really ugly and boring plateau. I used to formulate ideas using pen and paper, but when I begin writing I go to the computer.



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hstinscdln

I don't have a great penmanship and most people are complaining about how bad my pensmanship is. For that reason, I prefer typing my works in electronic devices such as laptops or phones than writing it manually in a piece of paper. I know how to write in cursive but it just isn't great as compared to other people's.



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