Category Archives: Rhythmic Movement

A New Video

Handwriting for Children: Developing Motor Memory http://youtu.be/Od7PGzEHbu0 It would help older persons who are improving their handwriting. It’s all about learning the feel of your hand and pen as it travels through letters to achieve the look of the writing.

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Surprising E-mail!

I knew my method of instruction has helped people to relax and make handwriting easier, especially for those with arthritic hands, but this e-mail came as an especially happy surprise: “Dear Nan, I received your book Fix It Write about … Continue reading

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Suggested Reading

Marion Richardson, Her life and her contribution to handwriting, by Dr. Rosemary Sassoon is one that I highly recommend to anyone interested in handwriting. Richardson, 1892-1947, was a dedicated instructor of handwriting. She believed that a  model alphabet is needed … Continue reading

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SIGNIFICANT SCRIBBLES

Scribbling is a key factor in pre-writing. Watch! Watch a child’s completely independent marks for clues as to how the hand moves to create images. Independent means that the child voluntarily picks up anything that will make a mark. Paper … Continue reading

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Letters Make Words

A big day for my handwriting efforts as this app for the iPad is launched! Here’s Apple’s info: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/letters-make-words/id478304226?ls=1&mt=8

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A Cursive Comment

This just in from Jonathan who purchased Fix It…Write. “Thanks,  I’ve been wanting to retrain myself in handwriting for a while, and got back to cursive, but I wish had known about your method earlier.” Of course, the Barchowsky Fluent … Continue reading

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Chicken Scratch Begone

The popular Fix It…Write is now downloadable as Chicken Scratch Begone. You can order it from http://www.bfhhandwriting.com

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Using x and k in BFH Italic

 

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A Note from a Fifth Grader

Dear Mrs. Barchowsky, My name is Atula, and I am thrilled to send you an e-mail. I love your writing method and it is helping me a lot in school. I am in 5th grade. I go to [school name … Continue reading

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News from Iceland

Too many years ago Gunnlaugar S E Briem encouraged the Iceland schools to adopt his italic handwriting program. Fast forward to now. The Ministry of Education in Iceland has formally adopted this fine program.

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