You have introduced all the letters… now what?
You can read my post on b and d letter reversals and grab a free download by clicking HERE. I often think about where I want students to focus their mental energy.
Science and psychology aside, it is always very aesthetically pleasing to marvel at someone's nice handwriting, especially with the modern technology forcing us to type, rather than write, thus lessening our penmanship skills.
Thank you, Papermate! If you slow down, you become more mindful of putting pen to paper, hence paying closer attention to achieving consistency in letter forms, so that, for example, every letter 'D' is written the same way every time.
Cursive handwriting can tell about your personality, state of mind, traumatic events, hand-eye coordination and even bone structure that affects the way you hold the pen. The students have a punch card that they keep in their crayon box.
If you want to get down to the nitty gritty tips for handwriting, here are a few pointers I've learned along the way: Consider your work surface: Writing on a desk will provide you with a more stable platform than, say, on your knee, or sitting on a train, or riding a roller coaster, you get the point Your choice of pen will sometimes, but not always, affect how you write.