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What’s Up with This New-Fangled Math?

What’s Up with This New-Fangled Math?

You’re trying hard to help your child with his math homework but all you hear is, “You’re doing it wrong!” Up until this point, your math skills had served you quite well in life. Now, all the sudden, your child’s second grade math questions have got...

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The Demise of Cursive Writing

The Demise of Cursive Writing

It seems that we are producing a generation of printers - children who have not learned how to write in cursive. I've heard many opinions on this topic, ranging from, “How will they ever get by?” to “Does it really matter?” First, let's take a look at...

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Can Cursive Make a Comeback?

Can Cursive Make a Comeback?

When you become a parent you sometimes realize that things that didn't bother you as a child, suddenly do. For me, one of those things is the fact that cursive writing has essentially been kicked to the curb in schools across the country. When I was...

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