May 31, 2020

The importance of cursive writing

Eliminating the teaching of cursive writing in schools may not be a good thing. In fact, studies show that cursive writing helps the brain develop neural pathways, which in turn help with dexterity and even concussions.

OPINION: The single-use plastic epidemic

Walk along a coastline, any coastline, and what do you experience? The smell of salty sea air and the piercing cry of gulls circling overhead? Definitely. Colourful plastics washed up on the shore? Almost certainly. The single-use plastic problem doesn’t just affect coastlines and beaches either. Forests, green spaces, and anywhere else people routinely gather, there’s going to be plastic waste which affects the ecosystem and wildlife. This in turn … Continued