Handwriting automaticity: The search for performance thresholds. So even given that it is a valuable thing to remediate underlying fine motor weaknesses in children who have them, how do we do that effectively AND work on the specific skill needed? A simple, easy to use checkoff list for kids to self-check their handwriting.
The usual approach to visual perceptual problems is to work around them, not to try to improve them. This program, for children with average or better intelligence but specific learning disabilities, has children spend a significant amount of time each day engaged in what seems to be nearly meaningless busy work, such as tracing nonrepresentational figures over and over, in order to improve specific brain functions.
Teachers capitalising on the opportunities to teach handwriting through the writing practices of modelled, shared, interactive, guided and independent writing.
Teaching handwriting Even though some students seem to handwrite effortlessly, most students require explicit teaching.
Share this:. Sometimes I capitalize on this by loaning a gripper to the neighbor student so that the targeted student doesn't feel separated out and embarrassed.