Cursive writing is an anachronism. Spending any classroom time on it is a waste because as a day-to-day skill, it is not at all practical in the modern, connected world.
Your keyboard sucks. There, I said it. Don’t take it personally — you’re not the one who invented the QWERTY layout.
Ever noticed that you are typing some phrases over and over again? Save time by assigning repetitive text to short abbreviations and let PhraseExpander write it out for you.
Tom Hanks’ new free iPad app Hanx Writer attempts to bring this feeling typewriting to the mobile world, but why should you care?