A recent study has shown that over 50% of school children cannot write legibly. The researchers concluded that the widespread use of smartphones, tablets and computers by children from as young as 12 months old was to blame. We are now living in a “post-paper” world where people are connected to one device or another at all times.
Should schools stop teaching handwriting entirely and focus instead on their typing skills? Is handwriting no longer relevant?
Since the beginning of the 21st century, 90% of schools have changed their learning systems, where they have adopted teaching students how to improve their typing skills rather than teaching them the traditional handwriting technique. Some people believe that schools should stop teaching handwriting and replace it by teaching typing skills, while others argue that handwriting is very important, and it should not be abolished from the learning system. This essay will discuss the reasons why schools should adopt teaching the typing skills at schools and stop teaching the handwriting entirely.
Teaching student the traditional handwriting technique should be stopped, and the typing skills should be adopted because all jobs now use the computers and smart phones. Knowing how to use computers is the essence of doing any task, where people stop using the traditional paper and pen at their offices. Recent research, which was conducted in the Cambridge University, has shown that 87% of American employers accept only employees who know how to use computers, and it suggests that all the jobs in the future will need using computer skills. Therefore, it seems clear that schools must stop teaching the handwriting and alter to teach how to improve the typing skills since most of jobs in the future will need these skills.
On the other hand, some people think that the era of technology will end in the near future, and schools should not stop teaching handwriting. These people connect the continuous of technologies with the existence of oil. But these people are unaware of the fact that scientists now are searching for alternative resources for power, such as wind and solar power. Thus, schools should stop teaching handwriting and focus of teaching typing skills since the technology era will remain for long time.
In conclusion, this essay discussed the reason why schools should teach typing skills rather that teaching handwriting. In my opinion, I am inclined to believe that all careers these days require knowledge of tying skills, so schools should focus on teaching it rather that teaching traditional handwriting.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 680, Rule ID: MOST_SOME_OF_NNS
Message: After 'most of', you should use 'the' ('most of the jobs') or simply say ''most jobs''.
Suggestion: most of the jobs; most jobs
... how to improve the typing skills since most of jobs in the future will need these skills. ...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, so, therefore, thus, while, in conclusion, such as, in my opinion, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 8.0 10.5418719212 76% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 17.0 6.10837438424 278% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 12.0 8.36945812808 143% => OK
Relative clauses : 14.0 5.94088669951 236% => Less relative clauses wanted (maybe 'which' is over used).
Pronoun: 28.0 20.9802955665 133% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 34.0 31.9359605911 106% => OK
Nominalization: 2.0 5.75862068966 35% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1805.0 1207.87684729 149% => OK
No of words: 342.0 242.827586207 141% => Less content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.27777777778 5.00649968141 105% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.30037696126 3.92707691288 110% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.57340010205 2.71678728327 95% => OK
Unique words: 162.0 139.433497537 116% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.473684210526 0.580463131201 82% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 506.7 379.143842365 134% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.57093596059 95% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 5.0 4.6157635468 108% => OK
Article: 0.0 1.56157635468 0% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.71428571429 117% => OK
Conjunction: 5.0 0.931034482759 537% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 4.0 3.65517241379 109% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 13.0 12.6551724138 103% => OK
Sentence length: 26.0 20.5024630542 127% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 45.8260151949 50.4703680194 91% => OK
Chars per sentence: 138.846153846 104.977214359 132% => OK
Words per sentence: 26.3076923077 20.9669160288 125% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.84615384615 7.25397266985 94% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.12807881773 97% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.33497536946 19% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 5.0 6.9802955665 72% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 2.75862068966 181% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 2.91625615764 103% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0756212761225 0.242375264174 31% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0357830341214 0.0925447433944 39% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0319951933426 0.071462118173 45% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0511187502034 0.151781067708 34% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0363129421306 0.0609392437508 60% => OK
automated_readability_index: 16.6 12.6369458128 131% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 53.55 53.1260098522 101% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.54236453202 47% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.3 10.9458128079 112% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.64 11.5310837438 118% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.97 8.32886699507 96% => OK
difficult_words: 66.0 55.0591133005 120% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.5 9.94827586207 136% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.4 10.3980295567 119% => OK
text_standard: 14.0 10.5123152709 133% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 72.2222222222 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 65.0 Out of 90
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.