Does your child need a handwriting tutor? The Telegraph – by Anna Maxted

Does your child need a handwriting tutor? The Telegraph – by Anna Maxted

Does your child need a handwriting tutor?   by  Anna Maxted 13 APRIL 2017 • 7:00AM A flick through the writing book of my 10-year old renders me slate-faced for the duration of parents’ evening. His ‘penmanship’ – though it takes gall to call it that – is...
Poor handwriting may cause anxiety & low-self esteem 

Poor handwriting may cause anxiety & low-self esteem 

              Poor handwriting may lead to anxiety & low-self esteem A study in 2014, found that anxiety is one of the most common causes of distress in children and young people in the classroom, affecting as many as one in five...
Advantages of the Magic Link Handwriting Programme for home educated pupils

Advantages of the Magic Link Handwriting Programme for home educated pupils

There are many advantage of using the Magic Link Handwriting Programme for home educated pupils. Many parents choose to teach their children at home instead of enrolling them and making them study within the formal setting of a public or private school. The Magic Link...
Finding a cure for Poor Penmanship:   Newspaper Article from TheJC.com

Finding a cure for Poor Penmanship: Newspaper Article from TheJC.com

Sunday 21 February, 2016 THE JEWISH CHRONICLE ONLINE   Finding a cure for Poor Penmanship By Nadine Wojakovski, February 18, 2016 After teacher Lee Dein had seen hundreds of children of all ages struggle to write legibly, she felt compelled to seek a...
Abolish the Entry Stroke! (‘Continuous cursive’/’lead-in’)

Abolish the Entry Stroke! (‘Continuous cursive’/’lead-in’)

What is an entry stroke? The skill of handwriting is a difficult process and I believe that the ‘entry stroke’ is unnecessary,  arduous to form and should be abolished! An entry stroke has many other names; It is also known as a ‘lead- in’, ‘initial...
The 7 crucial factors on how to improve handwriting

The 7 crucial factors on how to improve handwriting

People often ask me whether I am able to improve handwriting. The simple is yes- with the help of a few key ingredients, Having great handwriting is essential for so many reasons, whether it’s a matter of self-esteem and confidence, or simply scoring a high mark in...