My son resists handwriting practice so I have been pondering ways to get him to practice his writing. I also am teaching a writing class at our weekly co-op so here is a list of some ways that we get practice handwriting around here.Continue Reading
I stumbled on an article about cursive being cut from public schools. With the impending implementation of the Common Core and cursive not being a part of that Core, I completely get it. How can you teach everything to this huge group of students in your stewardship in just one year? Something has to give, and the seemingly optional cursive is it.Continue Reading
Now that my son is fourth grade level, we have let go of copywork. That said, it is still important to practice handwriting. Writing cards to family and friends is a sneaky way we get handwriting practice in his life!
It is about time that I provided a blank note card alternative to my Thank You Cards product for my son’s personal use.
‘Tis the Season for….writing Christmas cards! I admit, I am really bad at this one. I put it off every year. A few years I have not sent anything.
My son, on the other hand, loves to create his own birthday cards, Christmas cards, “How are you?” cards, and so forth. But, he definitely still needs to have primary-grade lines to help him keep straight.