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Encouraging Your Child in Handwriting and Penmanship

Teaching handwriting can be frustrating and tearful for both parent and child alike, can't it? After you decide which handwriting style is right for you, there's pencil grip, paper slant, letter formation, spacing, letter size, posture, and practice, practice, practice. … Continue reading

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Teaching Cursive Handwriting: The Benefits of Writing by Hand

Is learning cursive still relevant? In an era of keyboards, tablets and smartphones, is learning cursive writing still relevant? Common Core standards for public school do not require cursive writing instruction for elementary students. On the other hand, some states … Continue reading

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Four Myths About Teaching Writing in Your Homeschool

How do we teach our kids to write well without killing their joy in the process? Beware these four myths about teaching writing that can frustrate our kids and keep them from loving to write. Myth #1: Good readers make good … Continue reading

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