In many parts of this country, handwriting has hit an all-time low […] poor handwriting creates a host of difficulties. […]
Children are being robbed and cheated of essentials such as learning tools that make academic progress possible.
Reading and writing by hand will, in the foreseeable future, remain basic tools for gathering, organizing, recording, and conveying information in all areas. There is no excuse for not teaching these and other basic tools of learning in the best possible manner.Teachers and administrators should be aware of the value of handwriting in study at all levels. Writing by hand is a powerful reinforcement to retention in all areas of learning. Handwriting makes possible the all-important creative writing, which is creative thinking on paper.
Considerazioni vivissime nel dibattito odierno: l‘articolo da cui sono tratte, però, è del 1965.
Veramente la scrittura morirà mai?
Enstrom, E. A.. (1965). The Decline of Handwriting. The Elementary School Journal, 66(1), 22–27. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/999235