Comprehending cursive accelerates a child's ability to read, because it associates phonics with flow
As a child learns reading comprehension, cursive plays a critical link between the sensorial world and true reading — check out the Moveable Alphabet in Montessori
Students are typically exposed to script and type-face letters, which has been shown to initially retard reading development
Reinforcement of writing over typing in clinical studies has shown far deeper and broader brain activity, by stimulating parts of the brain associated with both sensorial and comprehension cognition
Hey parents: make sure your kids learn to write; mastering the keyboard is actually easier and uses less creativity!