Improve your Handwriting - Improve your Life
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Improve your Handwriting - Improve your Life

Increase your confidence and success in business and academic endeavors by improving your handwriting.
4.0 (148 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.
2,094 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 27 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the keys of fluid and legible handwriting
  • Learn new handwriting habits and how to practice effectively and efficiently
  • Increase your confidence and success in business
  • Improve grades and SAT essay scores
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Requirements
  • printer for practice pages
Description

Do you want to appear more professional? Receive higher grades? Be more efficient?  You CAN improve your life by improving your handwriting.  Even people with difficult to read handwriting have seen significant improvement with this method.

This course easily and quickly guides you through the 12 Keys of fluid, automatic and legible handwriting.  Each Key is accompanied by specially design practice pages so you can quickly see improvement.  You will learn how to incorporate your new skills into your everyday life.

There are bonus lectures on pencil grip, handwriting styles and tips for left handers.  Recommendations for continued practice and resources for supplies are also included.

Are you:

  • high school students looking to improve grades
  • SAT test takers
  • Medical professionals wanting clearer communication
  • professionals using white boards or flip charts
  • workers using handwritten communications – forms
  • teachers
  • homeschoolers
  • anyone that wants more legible handwriting

Then this course is for you!

By practicing 10 minutes a day with guidance from this course, you will see improvement.  So what are you waiting for? Sign up now and get started!

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone wanting to improve the look their handwriting
  • anyone wanting brain exercises that focus on eye hand coordination
  • business people, medical professionals, students, SAT test takers
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Curriculum For This Course
54 Lectures
03:39:34
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INTRODUCTION
1 Lecture 04:25
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GETTING STARTED
5 Lectures 10:37
Start with the Benchmark!
01:07

Use these practice pages to bench mark your current writing.  Instructions given in Bench Mark Lecture.
Bench Mark PDF (PRINT THIS)
3 pages

Analyze your Bench Mark
02:09

How to become a handwriting Genius - How to use this program
04:06

Print VS Cursive
03:15
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THE BASICS
6 Lectures 22:08
Setting up your Work Area
05:22

Setting Up Your Work Area Checklist
4 pages

Learn why slowing down is important to learn new habits. 
The Need For Speed
04:01

Page used during guided drawing.  Or you can use a scrap 81/2 x 11 sheet of paper.
Guided Drawing / Maze Practice Page
2 pages

Guided Drawing Directions
05:11

      • I threw in this pencil grip lecture here.  I didn't want to put it at the end becuase I get soooooo many questions about how to hold a pencil.  You can skip it if you would like!
Preview 07:34
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LETTERS
10 Lectures 25:49
The Error of Your Ways
01:53

Letter Errors in Printing
05:41

Letter Errors in Cursive
04:49

The Error Of your Ways - Conclusion
01:54

Common letter errors found in printing
The Error of Your Ways Practice - for printing
2 pages

Extra practice for common letter errors in cursive.

The Error of Your Ways Practice For Cursvie
2 pages

Learn  why perfecting the most commonly used letters is important.
Frequent Flyers
04:15

Frequent Flier Instructions
07:17

Frequent Flyers Practice For Printing
1 page

Frequent Flyers Practice Cursive
1 page
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EXTRA LETTER PRACTICE
3 Lectures 02:17
I threw in some extra old school type letter practice here!  You can move on with the keys if you don't think you need the practice.  Happy writing!
Extra Letter Practice
02:17

Extra Letter Practice Page - Printing
5 pages

Extra Letter Practice Page - Cursive
4 pages
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WORDS
6 Lectures 13:21
Sinkers and Floaters
05:06

These 2 pages can be used for print or cursive practice.
Sinkers and Floaters Practice Print or Cursive
2 pages

Line Guide Tool
1 page

Even Up the Top
08:15

Even Up the Top Printing
3 pages

Even up the top - Cursive
3 pages
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OVERALL
8 Lectures 10:45
Size and Slant
04:35

Size and Slant Practice Page
1 page

Size and slant practice cursive
1 page

The Capitals
03:13

Capital practice for printed letters
2 pages

Capital Practice Cursive Letters
2 pages

The Name Game
02:57

The Name Game Practice Page
1 page
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SPACED OUT
8 Lectures 13:02
3 Kinds of Spacing Out
06:34

Spacing Out Practice Page
2 pages

Forms and Worksheets
03:20

Forms and Worksheets Practice Page
2 pages

Numbers
03:08

Print Numbers Practice Pages
2 pages

Cursive Numbers Practice Pages
2 pages

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PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
6 Lectures 11:50
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
04:57

Increase Your Speed
01:38

Practice Ideas - Resources
04:20

If you will be practicing your handwriting to improve your printing, you can download and copy all the practice pages used in this course at once. Then you will not need to copy the practice pages in each section.  This can save a bit of time.
Complete Set of Practice Pages for Printing
27 pages

If you will be practicing your handwriting to improve your cursive writing, you can download and copy all the practice pages used in this course at once. Then you will not need to copy the practice pages in each section.  This can save a bit of time.
Complete Set of Practice Pages for Cursive
26 pages

Conclusion and Thank You
00:55
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Special Considerations
1 Lecture 03:20
Special Tips for Lefties
03:20
About the Instructor
Monica Fortunato OTR/L
4.0 Average rating
170 Reviews
2,428 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.