Thank you for stopping by the Teaching Cursive Instant Lesson. This approach to teaching cursive has been used successfully in elementary, secondary, and special education classes.
Cursive and Cognitive Development
It has been known for years that cursive is an excellent memory tool. Current research continues to support this belief. The following article regarding cursive being an important tool for cognitive development is one, among many: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/memory-medic/201303/what-learning-cursive-does-your-brain
Cursive in the Workforce
The critical need for students to have cursive in their knowledge toolbox became more than obvious to this author when I was working with Special Education Transition to the workforce programs. Employer feedback was clear: students could not read notes when they were written in cursive. We did, of course, ask employers to print notes. The realization that we would not be available to support students after graduating from the program led to the addition of cursive to the curriculum.
Whether working with one student or a class of 35, teaching cursive can be fun.