Handwriting Improvement For Kids
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Handwriting Improvement For Kids

Follow Captain Pencil as he defeats Scribble Scrabble and discovers the Secrets to Great Handwriting!
4.4 (26 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
413 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2014
English
Current price: $15 Original price: $85 Discount: 82% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 17 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • improve handwriting legibiltiy
  • improve confidence
  • improve grades
  • increase understanding of legibility strategies
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Requirements
  • printer to print practice pages
  • sharp pencils!
Description

Are you looking for an easy way to help your child improve his/her penmanship skills and legibility?

Does the thought of practicing handwriting send your child into hiding?

What if there was an easy, fun way for your child to practice improving handwriting skills?

Handwriting Improvement for Kids is the perfect solution! This course is specifically designed for 2nd through 5th grade students looking to improve their penmanship skills.

·Your child will be taken on a fun filled adventure with our hero, Captain Pencil, as he discovers the 10 handwriting secrets and returns them to Leadville School

·Along the way your child will learn specific, time tested tips and tricks that will improve the look of his/her handwriting

·This course includes 32 downloadable practices pages that allow children to lock in new skills and break bad habits.

·There is also a special section for teachers and parents, so you can support your child's learning.. Additional lectures on Pencil Grip, Lefties and Continued Practice Ideas are included .

Instructor Availability: Best of all, Monica, a licensed Occupational Therapist is available to answer your specific questions about handwriting skills..

Sign up today and we look forward to seeing you in Leadville!!!

Who is the target audience?
  • grade school and middle school students
  • teachers
  • tutors
  • home schoolers
  • occupational therapists
Curriculum For This Course
51 Lectures
02:48:38
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INTRO
1 Lecture 01:32
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GET STARTED!! CAPTAIN PENCIL IS WAITING!!
3 Lectures 03:19
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CAPTAIN PENCIL DISCOVERS THE BASICS
7 Lectures 10:30


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WORK AREA BLUE PRINT
2 pages


NEED FOR SPEED
01:51

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SLOW DOWN TO SPEED UP
3 pages

GUIDED DRAWING
03:15
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CAPTAIN PENCIL LOST IN LETTER VALLEY
8 Lectures 14:14
CHAPTER 3 - WHICH PATH TO CHOOSE??
01:14

WHICH WAY??
03:37

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THE ERROR OF YOUR WAYS PRACTICE PAGES
5 pages

CHAPTER 4 - OUTSMARTING LAVA
01:23

FREQUENT FLYERS
05:48

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FREQUENT FLYERS PRACTICE PAGES
1 page

EXTRA LETTER PRACTICE
02:12

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EXTRA LETTER PRACTICE PAGES
5 pages
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WORDOPOLIS IN TROUBLE
9 Lectures 16:59
CHAPTER 5 - FISHY FISHY!!
01:57

SINKERS AND FLOATERS
03:40

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SINKERS AND FLOATERS PRACTICE PAGES
2 pages

CHAPTER 6 - GRAPHTRONIC STRENGTH
01:54

EVEN UP
05:34

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EVEN UP PRACTICE PAGES
2 pages

CHAPTER 7 - OUT WITH THE TRASH
01:44

SIZE AND SLANT
02:10

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SIZE AND SLANT PRACTICE PAGES
1 page
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CAPITAL CAPITOL
6 Lectures 07:39
CHAPTER 8 - A NEW HERO
02:08

CAPITALS
02:14

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CAPITAL PRACTICE PAGES
2 pages

CHAPTER 9 - THE NAME GAME
01:43

YOUR NAME
01:34

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YOUR NAME PRACTICEC PAGES
2 pages
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SPACING OUT!!
8 Lectures 09:47
CHAPTER 10 - SCRIBBLE SCRABBLE SPACES OUT
02:30

SPACING - 3 KINDS
03:08

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SPACING PRACTICE PAGES
1 page

Chapter 11 - Who is the next villain??
01:20

WORKSHEETS
01:31

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WHO IS NEXT?
2 pages

NUMBERS
01:18

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NUMBER FUN
2 pages
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PUT THE PEDAL TO THE METAL
4 Lectures 05:47
PUT IT ALL TOGETHER!
04:01

TIME TO SPEED UP!
00:59

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!
00:47

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CONGRATULATIONS!
1 page
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PARENT AND TEACHER SECTION
5 Lectures 13:51
EXTRA TIPS FOR EACH CHAPTER!
16 pages

PENCIL GRIP
07:34

SPECIAL TIPS FOR LEFTIES
03:20

PRACTICE IDEAS / SUPPLY RECOMMENDATIONS AND SOURCES
02:57

Complete set of practice pages used in this course.

COMPLETE SET OF PRACTICE PAGES
35 pages
About the Instructor
Monica Fortunato OTR/L
3.7 Average rating
196 Reviews
2,547 Students
2 Courses
Licensed Occupational Therapist and Handwriting Specialist

Monica Fortunato OTR/L is a licensed Occupational Therapist with over 25 years of experience. She has spent the last 10 years working with children, teens and adults improving their handwriting skills. Monica and her programs have been featured in the LA Times, the Today in OT magazine and on BBC International Radio. She is Level One Certified by Handwriting Without Tears to evaluate and remediate handwriting difficulties. Monica works privately with children to remediate handwriting difficulties. Monica also works in schools providing Occupational Therapy services. Monica has worked with authors, physicians and business people to improve their handwriting legibility and confidence. Monica owns Handwriting Studio providing handwriting help to all ages.