january, 2018

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thu11jan3:00 PM3:45 PMTeen Handwriting Class - Cursive & Printing3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Southeast Branch

Event Details

Teens will improve their confidence and their cursive skills in weekly classes. Registration is required for this free class, so please call 904-827-6900 to reserve a space. This semester, teens can get help with cursive and/or printing in the same class.

The course spans eight weeks, beginning January 11 and ending March 1. For more information, please contact Gwen at the Southeast Library.

Why learn cursive? Research suggests that printing letters and writing in cursive activate different parts of the brain. Learning cursive is good for children’s fine motor skills, and writing in longhand generally helps students retain more information and generate more ideas. Studies have also shown that kids who learn cursive rather than simply manuscript writing score better on reading and spelling tests, perhaps because the linked-up cursive forces writers to think of words as wholes instead of parts.

Time

(Thursday) 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Location

Southeast Branch

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