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.
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, […]
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 […]
In reading through the forums at Teachers Pay Teachers, I found a query for the “lines” that students who are learning to write need, and I felt this is a perfect time to share the wonderful freebie called Penmanship Print font. I thought this sounded too good to be true, so I even emailed the creator […]