This essential illustrated classroom guide to the teaching of handwriting covers all aspects of the subject--from initial letter forms to joined writing.
Using the three Approaches
- A short text can be set to small groups and analysed later. The teacher may wish to spend the duration of the testing time observing the pupils [Page 69]and making notes of how each one writes (posture, paper position, pen hold, etc.). These observations can sometimes suggest a quick solution.
- Any teacher, having learned the diagnostic techniques explained in Part 3 should quickly get to the root of pupil's individual problems and be able to help guide them through the checklists, and perhaps set up a voluntary lunchtime self-help club for those with handwriting problems.
- Any section of Part 2 can be used for class discussion, or be set as homework. Short essays on some of the points ...