Check your work!

How to check your writing effectively. Teachers often tell their students of the importance of checking their work. “Always check your work.”“Make sure you leave enough time to check your answers.”“Don’t forget to read back what you’ve written.” But telling has very little effect when students don’t know what it means or how to doContinue reading “Check your work!”

Conversations about Handwriting

I’ve found myself engaged in three different conversations about handwriting this week, so I thought I’d offload some of my thoughts here. 1. Cursive This one, granted, is an ongoing debate among teachers as a whole, not just a conversation I’m having, but it has been brought back to the fore lately on the backContinue reading “Conversations about Handwriting”