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Is handwriting actually important for writing?


Is handwriting actually important for writing?


Joan Sedita, founder of Keys to Literacy, talks about how research shows that young students improve their writing and alphabet knowledge when they handwrite letters and words while simultaneously learning letter-sound correspondence. (2:07)

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