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    Concern over handwriting lessons

    Concern over handwriting lessons

    Many primary schools could be "handicapping" pupils by not devoting enough time and effort to teaching handwriting, a study suggests.

    More than half of the teachers interviewed at 39 schools in south-east England said they had not received enough training in the area.


    London University's Institute of Education also found most schools did not work on improving writing speeds.


    But a government spokesman said "clear, well-paced objectives" were in place.

    Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/5060642.stm

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    Re: Concern over handwriting lessons

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    Concern over handwriting lessons
    Many primary schools could be "handicapping" pupils by not devoting enough time and effort to teaching handwriting, a study suggests.
    More than half of the teachers interviewed at 39 schools in south-east England said they had not received enough training in the area.
    London University's Institute of Education also found most schools did not work on improving writing speeds.
    But a government spokesman said "clear, well-paced objectives" were in place.
    Neither in Egypt, although the Arabic writing is known by its caligraphy, students don't recieve handwriting lessons.
    Last edited by Red5; 20-Jun-2006 at 00:49. Reason: Corrected formatting

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