Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-04-2013, 07:17 PM   #11
risata's Avatar
Registered Users
Join Date: May 2012
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,906
Re: Manuscript curriculum for kindergarten

Originally Posted by foggierbard9 View Post
We started DS with D'Nealian this year because it flows easier into teaching Cursive. We are actually going to teach him Cursive next years as a 1st grader and when our next child gets to school age we will just start with Cursive. There are a few studies that show starting with Cursive helps with all around handwriting and that if they can write in cursive they can read all different types of text.

I am looking at Cursive First for next year.
Thank you! The D'Nealian looks like what I was hoping to find!


Rachel, Jersey Mama to the Boogie, Peabody, and Bacon
risata is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2013, 02:33 AM   #12
Registered Users
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: SoCal
Posts: 276
Re: Manuscript curriculum for kindergarten

Originally Posted by risata View Post
I checked out italic printing and cursive and that looks very interesting. However at one review site there were many reviews stating that while the students learned to print and write nicely, they were unable to read traditional cursive.
Interesting. My dd has had no problem with cursive once she learned the letter formations. But I'm sure there's other kids who might benefit from other writing styles.
Gaiaschild is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2018 VIX-WomensForum LLC. All Rights Reserved.