SWR: Cursive first: An Introduction to Cursive Penmanship
Historically cursive was taught first to our nation's children. Today, reading and dyslexia experts are rediscovering that teaching cursive first--before print or manuscript--improves long-term penmanship skills, helps children learn to read, virtually eliminates reversals, and enables children to read what is written by others. Cursive First introduces children to writing numerals, the cursive alphabet, and the most common phonograms of the English language. The package coordinates with the instruction found in the highly successful Spell to Write and Read and The WISE Guide by Wanda Sanseri, and can be used with the beginning writer or an older student transitioning from print to cursive.