Mrs. Steele, do you want to know why you should not teach cursive writing? Cursive writing should not be taught not taught because of speed, computers, and popularity. Mrs. Steele, please do not teach cursive writing this school year.
Speed is a huge disability of cursive writing. Using cursive can take more time than printing. For example, making printed letters is easier than taking the time to form all the connections required in cursive. Late work is another issue for a need for speed. For example, if a paper is due by the end of class and the students are using cursive writing, they might not finish in time and lose points. Taking time to form letters is a problem as well. It can take longer to write because it is hard