ERIC Number: ED193663
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Communicating through Handwriting: A Handbook for Manuscript and Cursive Writing.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.
The Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) has developed this handbook for elementary, middle, and junior high school teachers to focus attention on the importance of the handwriting process. Information is offered on the following topics: (1) MCPS handwriting objectives, (2) organization for handwriting instruction, (3) examining and selecting approved handwriting programs, (4) readiness for handwriting instruction, (5) basic rules for good handwriting, (6) the left-handed student, (7) remediation, (8) illustrative programs for middle and junior high school students, (9) integration of handwriting with other subjects, (10) activities for handwriting centers, (11) ways for parents and guardians to help in handwriting instruction, (12) MCPS approved handwriting programs for the elementary grades, and (13) supporting materials for handwriting instruction. A glossary, an annotated bibliography, and a bibliography on handwriting instruction for left-handed writers are also included in the handbook. (RL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.