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Review: Canadian Handwriting Series

For years we did not use a handwriting program.  Miss 18 learned cursive from Richard Scarry’s big picture books and the handwritten examples I made up for her in a little scribbler.  She was enthusiastic and learned quickly. My son, on the other hand, was not enthusiastic.  He even had trouble printing.  When I tried to […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Peterson Handwriting

Although keyboarding is invaluable, handwriting is still very important.  Peterson Directed Handwriting is a unique concept in handwriting that promises to be helpful for those who have handwriting issues as well as for a first exposure to printing and writing.   Our family volunteered to review this program to: introduce a child to cursive for the […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Handwriting and Great Ideas from Presidential Penmanship

We are Canadians, so when I heard we’d be reviewing a penmanship program based on quotes from US presidents, I was not very excited.  However, it has turned out to be a real blessing.  One of my children needs practice handwriting, but an ordinary program with inane sentences about quick dogs and lazy foxes just […]

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