By Rosemary Sassoon
A substantial percentage of students go away fundamental college not able to jot down good adequate to house the calls for of secondary school.
This cutting edge new e-book goals to assist academics and SENCOs to paintings along scholars to assist them handle their very own problems. The publication has 3 components:
Part one explores some of the matters which underpin any dialogue of handwriting: letterforms; the professionals and cons of handwriting types; easy methods to support youngsters write at pace; writing posture; pens and pen carry; left-handedness; speaking to mom and dad; and a few of the typical reasons of handwriting difficulties.
Part provides a chain of examples of handwriting in photocopiable shape, aimed mostly on the students yet with complete instructor help, designed to teach students more than a few handwriting difficulties, assisting them them to self-diagnose and paintings in the direction of development. each one web page bargains sensible tips and support for students with problems. all the photocopiable fabric can also be supplied in digital layout at the spouse website.
Part 3 units out a diagnostic process for academics to stick to, outlining 3 methods to tackling handwriting difficulties: a short, small-group overview; offering one-to-one aid; and dealing with an entire classification. each one procedure is printed intimately, supplying suggestion on potent statement, systems to stick with in giving applicable functional aid to students, and the way to evaluate development. half 3 additionally deals directions for designing checklists, and the position of surveys and examine.
Authoritative, wide-ranging and entire of useful aid, this booklet should be quite helpful for secondary lecturers, secondary SENCOs and instructing help staff.
Rosemary Sassoon is an autonomous advisor and lecturer, established in Sevenoaks, Kent. She is the writer of Handwriting: the best way to train it, Paul Chapman Publishing, 2003.