I feel strongly that children should learn to print for at least 2 years before they learn cursive. My colleagues strongly disagree, our school teaching children pre-cursive in Y1 (way too young me thinks) . I am now in Y4 and the BAD handwriting is a major frustration, from poor pencil grip, incorrect letter formation, difficult to read handwriting, problems with pencil pressure, and so on. If cursive was so 'superior' would we be experiencing such a large percentage of children with bad handwriting? Thoughts? Opinions?