Educators learn to use songs, movement to teach handwriting

10/1/2009 | Washington Post, The

Some Arlington, Va., teachers are learning to teach proper handwriting through a program called Handwriting Without Tears that uses music and and movement to teach students how to grip a pencil and form letters. While some educators have abandoned handwriting lessons for typing classes, the training program emphasizes the importance of good handwriting and ways to teach it effectively.

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