...and achieve quality writing from the start!
Kindergarten Teachers
Welcome to "I Can Do It!"® Handwriting
"I Can Do It!"® goal- to help you
AVOID
common handwriting errors like in
the black box below -
By providing students

Fun, engaging activities that hold
their interest

A fun and easy method to
prevent,
find, correct their own
handwriting errors.

Varied activities to provide
needed repetition
while preventing
boredom.

Manipulation, active construction,
letter "puzzles,"
songs and rhymes,
story books, signing and other visual
cues

Activities that match their
developmental needs
.

Direct instruction in the
vocabulary of instruction -
 in an
understandable, concrete, literal way.

Instruction in basic skills prior to
letter lessons
(e.g., basic lines and
proper direction of formation taught)

Explicit teaching of posture,
positioning for writing, pencil grasp,
pencil control, letter formation.

Activities that are based on
research-based methods.

Activities tried, modified and found
successful with other students. (See
informal clinical testing studies).

A way to be successful in early
writing
on vertical surface to prevent
early grasp and positioning problems
before students master lessons using
horizontal surface.  
By providing teachers

Easy to follow step-by-step
instructional sequence

Fully written lesson plans with many
photos and drawings to make directions
clear - you can leave them for your
substitute!

Instructional tools you need -
>250 letter and punctuation
magnets
for making words &
sentences in a font matching the
instructional font and
set of 12 magnets
that are used to "build" puzzles
of each upper case & lower case letter,
number, punctuation & math symbol

Specific guidance for assessing and
improving posture, pencil & scissor
grasp, hand development, coloring and
pencil control, forming each letter.

Methods to increase student
attention, motivation, persistence,
independent work effort.

Methods teachers find effective and
enjoyable to teach, kids enjoy, and
parents appreciate!

Methods that are
Research-based
and
found successful in
clinical trials

Methods that "fit" the needs of
young students and
require very few prerequisite skills
to begin - so students entering
Kindergarten with significant delays can
understand and learn successfully.

Adaptations provided for special
needs, including left-handers, students
with vision challenges,
speech-language delays, diversified
learning styles.
How "I Can Do It!"® helps you accomplish this...
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© 2008 Joan Scanlon-Dise, OTR. All rights reserved.
I Can Do It Handwriting  Little Falls, NY
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Sept 2011 CouncilGram
article on
3-year
Kindergarten Study
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