Comments Off on Teaching Handwriting: The Truth About Pre-Cursive Handwriting and the Lead-in Stroke
Last month, the Department for Education (DfE) took the first steps to ending the pre-cursive script with the lead-in stroke, and cursive handwriting from the start for all early-years foundation.. Read More
Comments Off on Turning the Tide on Pre-Cursive Handwriting
The introduction of the primary teacher assessment framework fuelled the desire for cursive handwriting for all 4-11 years old, enabling pre-cursive and cursive handwriting with the lead-in or entry stroke.. Read More
Comments Off on Helping to improve handwriting from afar
During the Covid19 crisis, I have been continuing to support parents and carers in teaching their children handwriting whilst they are learning at home, providing a variety of resources and.. Read More
Comments Off on Fine motor skills form the foundation for writing readiness – Kim Griffin
Handwriting is a very complex skill. In this article Kim Griffin, from Griffin Occupational Therapy, explores why fine motor skills are an essential foundation for handwriting readiness. Motor skill milestones.. Read More
Comments Off on Case Study: Whittington School, Worcester
At Whittington School, Worcester an emphasis is placed on embedding foundation skills for writing, pencil grip, sitting position, letter formation, legibility and printing at speed rather than rushing children to.. Read More
Comments Off on Morrells Handwriting Roadshow Rolls Into WHSmith Staines
Our second WHSmith free handwriting event got off to a successful start in Staines. Morrells Handwriting were delighted to share handwriting knowledge and tips with the many children, parents and.. Read More
Comments Off on Morrells Handwriting launch on the high street with WHSmith
After our recent successful WHSmith workshops over the summer and the rolling out our books into selected High Street WHSmith stores, WHSmith have confirmed a store roll-out of our handwriting.. Read More
Comments Off on Pre-cursive and cursive: like marmite do you love it or loathe it?
Earlier this month, I was fortunate to stay within the shadow of this impressive, yet controversial and thought-provoking structure. Donald Trump described the new US Embassy building in Nine Elms.. Read More
Comments Off on Why are we teaching our children to read in print but write in cursive?
There is always a big push for schools and parents to encourage their children to read, and for good reason. Reading exercises our brain, improves concentration, improves vocabulary and language.. Read More
Comments Off on Recognising the importance of play in EYFS for great handwriting in later life
Play underpins all learning and is a vital part of children’s development in their early years. Through play, children develop language skills, emotions, creativity and social and intellectual skills, but.. Read More
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