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Kelsie Fender
Re: Tracing Letters
Thu Jun 18, 2015 09:19
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Cynnthia,
I believe that if a child's handwriting is legible and he or she is completing the work they need to be, it shouldn't matter what their handwriting actually looks like. It is so strange to me that teachers can be so fixated on something that, in the grand scheme of things, really does not matter. It can be so disheartening to a child to bring homework that their teacher consistently marks as incorrect because of something insignificant. Good for your daughter for not letting her teacher squash her creativity!

  • tracing letters - Cynthia Trickel, Wed Jun 17 22:46
    I remember when handwriting was a daily part of my curriculum as a beginning teacher many years ago. I also remember how some teachers could be so focused on it. I moved from Georgia to Virginia when ... more
    • Re: Tracing Letters - Kelsie Fender, Thu Jun 18 09:19
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