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Teaching Tips, In the News

Hap-pie Thanksgiving: How Handwriting Fits into the Literacy Pie

Thanksgiving Pie

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we can all agree that we’re looking forward to dessert! Your favorite might be apple, pumpkin, or pecan pie, but at Learning Without Tears, our favorite...Continue reading

 

In the News

Top 5 Reasons We are Thankful for Handwriting

Thankful handwriting

From the first time we pick up a pencil to begin learning to write our names, to the last answer we fill in on our final exam, handwriting is present. Handwriting is a timeless skill that spans a...Continue reading

 

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Teaching Tips, Home Connection

Family Conferences Don’t Have to Be Scary

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While children look forward to the fright and fun of Halloween, educators begin to dread a key component of the season—family conferences. Family conferences are challenging not only for educators...Continue reading

 

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Teaching Tips, Multisensory Learning, Readiness

Happy Occupational Therapy Day!

World OT Day is October 27! This is a day to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work of occupational therapists around the globe.

 

Handwriting is one of the most common referral...Continue reading

 

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Teaching Tips, Readiness

Easily Transition from Pre-Writing to Writing

Before a child learns to write, they need to build pre-writing foundation skills to prepare them for successful handwriting in the classroom. Pre-writing activities are designed to foster body...Continue reading

 

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