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Techniques for Teaching Handwriting

This class offers techniques in both manuscript and cursive handwriting using the Slingerland® Approach.

Content includes:
• The purpose of handwriting instruction
• The developmental stages of handwriting in student
• The ability to identify breakdowns in the learning process and develop prescriptive lesson plans
• Styles of letter form including manuscript and cursive
• Strategies for multisensory instruction teaching new letter forms and reviewing those previously taught
• Strategies for teaching students to copy accurately from far point and near point
• The beginning steps for putting handwriting to functional use

12.5 classroom hours. This workshop is approved for 1 graduate level extension credit through University of San Diego.

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