After years of teaching handwriting to individual clients and classrooms full of kids, I have become a big believer in the use of multisensory activities to facilitate learning. Today I want to show you several favorite activities and methods you can incorporate into your teaching. Because this is such a fundamental aspect of my therapeutic approach as an OT, I can hardly believe I’ve never published a blog on this important subject before.
7 Essential elements of Effective Cursive Instruction
If you are a parent, home-school parent, or teacher looking for a cursive program, you will find many cursive curricula to choose from. Most are less than stellar, and it can be difficult or expensive to find an effective program. I can help show you what to look for and what to avoid.
The Advantages of teaching Italic Cursive
As an occupational therapist working in schools, I have taught hundreds of children how to transition from printing to cursive. But it wasn’t until I uprooted my adult life and moved from the Midwest to the Pacific Northwest that I encountered the simple, elegant style known as italic cursive.
Teaching Children to Help with Household Chores
Motivating Your Child to Do Chores
Bouncy Chair Band Alternative – On the Cheap!
Do you have students who are troubled by anxious energy, the overwhelming need to move, or difficulty with focus?
6 Ways To Help Young Children ENJOY Non-Preferred Tasks
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or therapist, do you know children who would benefit from play experiences and practice performing tasks that do not come easily?