"Cursive is about connections, not the slant. It's not calligraphy. It's functional...Cursive is faster and more efficient than print. When a child knows the mechanics of forming letters in cursive, they can better focus on their content," says Suzanne Asherson. Suzanne is a presenter for Handwriting Without Tears, a national handwriting program for teachers. Suzanne is in denial. Students write with keyboards now. Soon all they'll need is their eyes and the power of their brains.