It is very important for our children to learn how to write, what is not important is this incessant demand on our two year old’s to not only write but write 1 to 50, 100, 150 etc. as the spirit leads each school, teacher or even parent! Please, can we just stop this ridiculous trend? … More On the Issue of Writing
I visited a UK Montessori School early this week and was really impressed by something about the children’s handwriting. It struck me, as I moved from the Reception class up to Year 6, that their handwriting had finally come together in the later years of Year 5 and 6, starting with the simple marks … More The Handwriting Process for our Children
Yesterday I got a WhatsApp message from one of my Facebook friends, she wanted to know how to stop her 2 year old from using her left hand! From the little I know about this matter I quickly discouraged her from even thinking about doing that, I explained that the way our brains are wired … More Are You Discouraging Left Handedness?