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Is cursive still important to learn in the modern age of technology Some countries have decided it's not and moved on from including it in their curriculum, opting to just teach typing instead. Students weigh in on this trend and discuss whether or not they still think it's beneficial to be taught cursive.

Is cursive still important to learn in the modern age of technology Some countries have decided it's not and moved on from including it in their curriculum, opting to just teach typing instead. Students weigh in on this trend and discuss whether or not they still think it's beneficial to be taught cursive.

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