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A Homeschooler's Guide to Mastering Penmanship with Catch on to Cursive Curriculum
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A Homeschooler's Guide to Mastering Penmanship with Catch on to Cursive Curriculum

Where keyboards and touchscreens dominate our communication, homeschool families might consider learning to write in cursive an optional educational endeavor. However, there's still a great need for students to learn the art of cursive writing. Beyond its aesthetic appeal and a student's ability to read historical documents, cursive writing actually offers several cognitive benefits. Research suggests that it can enhance fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, reading comprehension and more. That's why we're thrilled to introduce Master Books' Catch on to Cursive homeschool curriculum—a structured and enjoyable approach to mastering cursive script for students in grades 3 through 6, with a separate schedule available for older students. In this post, we will share why this unique curriculum works so well for homeschool families.
Cursive handwriting is vital to a great education
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Yes! Cursive Handwriting is Vital to a Great Education

While school systems are removing cursive handwriting from a child’s educational experience, studies show this is unwise and counterproductive to a child’s brain development. In this guest post, Carrie Bailey, Master Books homeschool curriculum author of Catch on to Cursive, shares scientific proof that cursive penmanship provides optimal conditions for learning and is truly a vital part of a great education for your students.