Handwriting | Classroom Reviews

The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ by Michael Leppert Many classroom teachers have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use a student’s own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, […]

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BookShark – Full curriculum for K-8 (Free Samples available)

www.bookshark.com 8022 South Grant Way Littleton, CO 80122-2705 Phone: 866-688-0179 Email: bold@bookshark.com By Janet Esposito Learning should be engaging, rewarding, and fun. However, as many teachers and families can attest, it is challenging to constantly find activities and academic programs that fulfill the promise of what learning should be like. Oftentimes, parents are struggling to […]

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Teaching Cursive – New Teacher’s Text

http://www.teachingcursive.com (541) 330-5996Email:  Linda@TeachingCursive.com By Linda Corson The United States is about to eliminate cursive writing from its teaching curriculum! If implemented, we will be taking an enormous gamble that cursive in today’s environment is obsolete. As of today, 40 states have adopted the Common Core curriculum which supposedly establishes the requisite skills necessary for mastery […]

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Therapro, Inc. – Special Needs Products

www.therapro.com 225 Arlington Street Framingham, MA 01702-8723 (508) 872-9494 or (800) 257-5376 Email: info@therapro.com By Ellen Meade Teaching children with special needs offers a unique set of challenges and rewards for students and parents. However, public schools have one advantage over homeschooling parents – the learning resources. Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Art Therapists – these […]

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Peterson Directed Handwriting

Movement-Based Strategy for Teaching and Learning – Our lessons are not Trace & Copy. The strategy is called a “directed lesson.” Available at www.peterson-handwriting.com By Randy Nelson Letters are taught much like you would teach a line dance or aerobic exercise routine. The strategy is easy to use. The teacher handbook provides a daily lesson […]

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Talking Fingers

Read, Write & Type Learning System (RWTLS) Talking Fingers Software, Inc. 830 Rincon Way San Rafael, California 94901 Ph: 415.472.3103; Toll Free: 800.674.9126 E-mail: contact@talkingfingers.com www.talkingfingers.com by Michael Leppert Fortunately for all homeschoolers who enjoy using their computers as educational assistants, software designers never seem to rest! There are great educational products constantly being developed […]

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