Printed capitals

There has been a little discussion on Facebook as to whether children should learn cursive handwriting or not. I think they should, but ... I count on one hand the meetings I have been in where the presenter had legible handwriting. That is, readable from 5, 10, and 15 feet away -- even in yellow, the abomination of dry-erase marker colors. What the presenter never learned is that for public presentations capitals only, printed text is many times more legible than anything else. So, if you do teach your children cursive make sure that when the boys and gals are making labels and posters have them use printed capitals. Ok, I got that off my chest.

I owe Jared Rosoff much gratitude for his example.