Posts Tagged ‘educational learning systems’

Ask Reading Kingdom: Education and Learning in the Future

In a letter to his daughter, Thomas Jefferson offered the following advice about spelling: “Take care that you never spell a word wrong. Always before you write a word, consider how it is spelled, and, if you do not remember, turn to a dictionary.” Education and learning has changed dramatically since the times of Thomas Jefferson, and not always in…

Ask Reading Kingdom: Should We Still Be Teaching Cursive?

When children can write effectively, they can read effectively; writing and reading are skills that reinforce one another.  In the digital age however, the way we write is becoming less traditional, with cursive handwriting appearing to have faded out of focus. Sandra (teacher) asks: Should we still be teaching cursive? Dr. Marion Blank, the creator of www.ReadingKingdom.com says: Cursive handwriting…