For parents teaching at home and over the summer holidays we have lots of new ideas and techniques for encouraging and supporting handwriting. A sensory and play-based approach is enjoyable and enables children to develop the skills, strength and focus that will help their handwriting. These techniques are aimed at younger children (age 4–6) but […]
Thanks to all of you who came along to our Zoom AGM and presentations. The presentations and accompanying resources are now available to watch again and download in our Members’ Area.
The NHA now offers 5 online short courses giving an overview of handwriting, offering guidance on making a handwriting policy, and with detailed guidance for teachers. Tasters for each course are available here, along with information about how to purchase and download them.
Origins of writing, writing materials, printing, typewriters and calligraphy are among the topics in this fascinating selection of articles gathered together by the British Library. Follow this link to read more.
Read the new article in the TES (free to TES subscribers) in which NHA chair Dr Mellissa Prunty talks to Christina Quaine about handwriting in schools – how it’s still an essential skill, giving children enough practice, and how to help with handwriting difficulties. In the article, Mellissa refers to the Developing Early Writing document […]