As Seen in HuffPo – 'Just Say "No" to Keyboarding in Kindergarten'
[Source: Huffington Post]
In an earlier piece for Huff — and an earlier segment of Body, Mind and Child — I asked whether or not we should continue to teach handwriting in the digital age. I found the feedback surprising, as more individuals than expected unequivocally proclaimed that handwriting is a thing of the past. While I’m not pleased with that answer (and was essentially called a “dinosaur” for believing we should continue to teach handwriting), it does raise a second question: If handwriting is no longer to be used as a form of communication but the computer is, at what age should children be learning keyboarding skills?
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