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How to Help Your Child with Writing Topics

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WHEN MY CHILD IS ASKED TO WRITE, HOW CAN I HELP? [This is available as a free product.] Here are some simple guidelines. Try to follow in sequence. Teachers say, “Make a plan”. In my view, that is not the first step. MAKE A LIST Tell your child to “Make a list”. The list is […]

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The Debate About Cursive Script

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There is a view developing in education circles that learning to write in cursive script is a waste of time. Associate Professor Dr Misty Adoniou said in early 2015 in The Conversation, “The research doesn’t find any benefits for cursive writing.” She added the following, “Cursive writing is cute, and nice, and decorative if you’ve […]

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Handwriting is an Intellectual Activity

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Handwriting is an important intellectual and physical skill that we are in danger of losing unless schools increase the amount of handwriting in class, especially in the early grades. This sorry situation will not improve unless teachers actively teach handwriting in the classroom and correct the way students hold their pens and pencils. More areas […]

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