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Friday, January 15 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Handwriting: The WRITE foundation - MVHS: Room# 402 FILLING

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Why is handwriting important? If handwriting is taught, students’ writing quality, quantity and speed have been shown to improve. When handwriting becomes automatic, students can better focus on the planning and thought organization required for composition. Handwriting influences a student’s ability to write words, impacting the ability to transform ideas into written language by constructing multi-word sentences. Research suggests the benefits of handwriting practice have been shown to: * Increase brain activation * Impact performance across all academic subjects * Provide a foundation for higher-order skills

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Vickie Harby

Vickie HarbyMaster of Science in Occupational TherapyMisericordia University16 years of Practice in Pediatrics (EI and school based settings)

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Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Millbrook Elementary
  • Session Length 60 Minutes

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