Why cursive handwriting matters?

Why cursive handwriting matters?

Why cursive handwriting matters? With computers emerging as the primary source for writing, many teachers feel teaching cursive writing is not necessary and is outdated. A large majority of teachers have come to believe the time would be better spent teaching keyboard...
How to help children with dysgraphia?

How to help children with dysgraphia?

What is Dysgraphia? In order to understand how to help children with dysgraphia, we must understand what dysgraphia is. According to the Oxford English dictionary, it is a general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words,...
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...
Handwriting – A Crucial Part of Communication

Handwriting – A Crucial Part of Communication

Handwriting is an important and often overlooked communication skill.   Having been qualified for more than 30 years as a SLT and dyslexia teacher I remain astonished that the skill of handwriting is neither taught nor even mentioned in speech and language...
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...