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Saturday, June 20, 2009

Tips For Teaching Handwriting

Teaching Tip: Tips For Teaching Handwriting

By: Teachnology Staff---

1. Work on hand-eye coordination with craft projects.
2. Work on skills one at a time. Letter Height, Spacing, Slants, and Line Alignment.
3. Once all skills are mastered begin to group skills together.
4. Use high-frequency words and words that have meaning to students.
5. Provide parents with a handwriting guide.

Handwriting Tips for Lefties:
6. Position the paper to the extreme left of the child's mid-line.
7. Angle the paper so that it is parallel with the child's forearm
8. Put masking tape on their desks to help them align the paper.

This Week in History

  • 1611: Henry Hudson & son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers .
  • 1847: The doughnut is created.

Inspiring Quote
“The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.”
— Edward Bulwer-Lytton Weekly Tips for Teachers Issue 467: June 22, 2009

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