October 10, 2019 0

Cursive in Indiana schools

Cursive in Indiana schools


DO YOU THINK CURSIVE WRITING IS IMPORTANT? IMPORTANT ENOUGH TO BE IN EVERY INDIANA SCHOOL? ONE LAWMAKER THINKG SO…AND AFTER YEARS OF TRYING…SHE THINKS SHE’S GOT IT THIS TIME. 24-HOUR NEWS 8’S DAVID WILLIAMS JOINS US TO EXPLAIN. (DAVID) I’VE GOT ONE QUESTION FOR YOU. HOW IS YOUR CURSIVE WRITING? MINE ISN’T THE BEST AS YOU CAN SEE, BUT STATE SENATOR JEAN LEISING BELIEVES THIS…CURSIVE…HE LPS YOUR CHILD WHEN THEY BECOME ADULTS. (DAVID WILLIAMS REPORTING) NATS IN CLASS (( AMYSUE BACON MRS. AMYSUE BACON TEACHES CURSIVE TO HER 3RD GRADERS AT ST. RICHARD’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL IN INDIANAPOLIS. (( AMYSUE BACON SHE SAYS CURSIVE WRITING AND WORKING ON HANDWRITING CAN STIMULATE BRAIN ACTIVITY AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT. SHE BELIEVES HER STUDENTS WILL USE THE SKILLS THEY’RE LEARNING TODAY, AS ADULTS. (( MRS BACON/ : 23:23:55 “IT’S NOT ONLY A LIFE SKILL, BUT IT’S SOMETHING THAT’S QUITE ENJOYABLE AND CAN BE VERY KIND OF CENTERING WHEN YOU LEARN HOW TO DO THAT.”)) THAT’S PART OF THE REASON STATE SENATOR JEAN LEISING IS CREATING LEGISLATION RIGHT NOW, MANDATING CURSIVE HANDWRITING BE TAUGHT IN INDIANA SCHOOLS. SHE CO-AUTHORED A BILL REQUIRING A DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STUDY THAT RECENTLY FOUND SOME 70% OF EDUCATORS SUPPORT IT. (( SEN JEAN LEISING/(R) DISTRICT 42/ 23:38:11 “I THINK THAT SUDDENLY, WE’RE GOING TO HAVE LEGISLARUES SAYING ‘OH, WHAT’S GOING ON? WHY DID WE QUIT TEACHING CURSIVE?'” )) THAT’S PART OF THE REASON STATE SENATOR JEAN LEISING IS CREATING LEGISLATION RIGHT NOW, MANDATING CURSIVE HANDWRITING BE TAUGHT IN INDIANA SCHOOLS. SHE CO-AUTHORED A BILL REQUIRING A DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STUDY THAT RECENTLY FOUND SOME 70% OF EDUCATORS SUPPORT IT. (( SEN JEAN LEISING/(R) DISTRICT 42/ 23:38:11 “I THINK THAT SUDDENLY, WE’RE GOING TO HAVE LEGISLARUES SAYING ‘OH, WHAT’S GOING ON? WHY DID WE QUIT TEACHING CURSIVE?'” )) FOR THE LAST 6 YEARS, SHE’S TRIED TO GET A BILL PASSED. EACH TIME, FALLING FLAT IN THE HOUSE. THIS TIME, SHE FEELS LIKE IT’LL STICK. (( SEN. JEAN LEISING/ (R) DISTRICT 42 @ 23:33:15 “WHAT HAPPENS, IS OUR EDUCTION CHAIRMAN IN THE HOUSE APPARENTLY DOESN’T THINK IT’S NESSESARY. SO, HE DOESN’T GIVE IT A HEARING. I THINK IF IT WERE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY FOR A FLOOR VOTE, IT WOULD PASS.” )) EIGHT YEAR OLD SOREN HEMBRE SAYS HE LIKES LEARNING AND USING CURSIVE IN CLASS. ((SOREN HEMBRE/LEARNING CURSIVE WRITING / 23:25:19 “SOME PEOPLE MIGHT THINK CURSIVE MIGHT BE THE BEST THING TO DO AND THAT IT’S A WASTE OF TIME. BUT, IT’S ACTUALLY VERY IMPORTANT, IT SHOULD AT LEAST BE RECCOMENDED )) MRS. BACON SAYS SHE’LL KEEP TEACHING AND USING CURSIVE (( MRS. BACON/ @ 23:23: 38 “I KNOW IT’S BENEFICIAL IN MY CLASS, SO I THINK IT COULD BE BENEFICIAL FOR ALL CLASSES.”)) (DAVID) SENATOR LEISING SAYS SHE PLANS ON INTRODUCING THAT BILL IN JANUARY. COMING UP ALL NEW AT 6….THE TIPS AND TRICKS MRS. BACON HAS THAT MIGHT MAKE YOU A BETTER CURSIVE WRITER.

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