We've all heard the expression, "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater." The same principle applies to teaching. As many new strategies and tools have entered the classroom, we need to figure out what to get rid of in order to make time and space for something new. This article points out practices we had when we went to school that still work today. Well worth reading.
Why Kids Should Learn Cursive ( and Math Facts and Word Roots). Annie Murphy Paul 11.8.12. Time Ideas