An op-ed from Fox News (on fact that schools are dropping the teaching of penmanship –which is due to Common Core) brings up a good question:
What happens to the authentication of signatures when people can’t actually sign their names at all? Will we revert back 100 years to when people only signed with an X? The author of this piece is a forensic scientist who understands the legal and scientific importance of having actual, distinct signatures.
Handwriting is a physical act that helps learners remember what they learn.
And it’s beautiful.
So, does anyone care?