New Common Core standards require students to become proficient with a keyboard. Forty-five states have adopted this comprehensive change to K-12 curricula. Now educators must decide whether they want to make time to teach cursive writing – even if there’s not a grade for it on report cards.
In a sunny classroom, first graders at the Chicago Waldorf School are not picking up books. Instead, in every student’s hands are two wooden knitting needles. Waldorf teaches kids the mechanics of reading years later than most U.S. schools.
Coya Paz lives in Chicago with her partner and Ida, their three year-old daughter. Reading is central to their family life. But one of the things that gets Ida most excited about reading isn't on those shelves.
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