French language article in Paris Match
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French language article in Konbini
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Toddlers’ excessive use of touchscreens is leaving the muscles in their hands so weak they cannot grip a pencil, specialists warn. See Express article.
See NewsCut article, Minnesota Public Radio
A child’s phone obsession could be making it harder for them to write. According to handwriting, kids are spending too much time swiping screens, and as a result, they’re not developing the motor skills needed to hold pens and pencils correctly. The National Handwriting Association says excessive use of technology means children are not developing the dexterity needed to control their […]
Article in Portuguese Observador
Article in The Telegraph
Doctors have warned that overuse of electronic screens is leaving some children unable to hold a pen properly. But while learning as an adult is difficult, it’s not impossible. See article in The Guardian Education.
We are pleased to announce the lucky prize draw winners for the NHA celebration of National Handwriting Day. The hamper was won by Hillingdon Manor School, West Drayton. The bag full of ‘goodies’ was won by Peover Superior Endowed Primary School in Cheshire. Thanks to everyone who took part in activities to celebrate the day, […]
The US state of Illinois has passed a law requiring school students to learn joined-up handwriting, or “cursive”, overriding the governor’s veto. It is no longer a requirement in US schools, and some countries have dropped the skill from the curriculum or made it optional. Read the story on BBC News.