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Handwriting

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May'17

Susan on School Stuff: The Importance of Gross Motor Skills

In this week’s ‘Susan on School Stuff’ column, Edublox discusses the importance of gross motor skills, and how these skills can influence children’s ability to write well and even to concentrate in the classroom. For more information about how deficits with motor skills can be addressed, visit www.edubloxsa.co.za.

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Nov'16

Help for Handwriting Problems

A handwriting problem exists when a learner writes illegibly or extremely slowly. Everyone occasionally produces some illegible letters, but some learners do so frequently enough that understanding what they have written is difficult; at this point, the difficulty would be considered a problem. Learn more about the causes and how a handwriting problem can be overcome.

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Aug'15

Tips on Improving Handwriting

One has to learn to count before it becomes possible to learn to add and subtract. In the same way, there are skills that a child must have mastered first, before he or she will be proficient in handwriting. Unless underlying shortcomings are addressed first, the child's handwriting will not improve.

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Oct'12

TV Documentary, Rivoningo, SABC 2: Dysgraphia

The term dysgraphia was coined from the Greek words "dys" meaning ill or difficult and "graphein" meaning to write, and is used to describe a severe problem with handwriting. Dysgraphia is characterized by the following symptoms: generally illegible writing; letter inconsistencies; mixture of upper/lower case letters...

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