A link to practical penmanship. In the days before the computer, penmanship was an art. It still is and can be used in the classroom. However, because of its necessity for fine order it is more practical for a home-school or smaller class room to attempt to train the child in fine penmanship. Moral decline and increase in technology dependence assumes upon the non-neccesity of penmanship. How much fine tuning to details are lost when we loose such important skills to the ready to learn hand.
Look up the title "Palmar method" if you would like more information.