Handwriting Education Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
Required 1.

I currently teach in (which system):

Public Schools
Private Schools
Home Schools or Online Schools
Required 2.

I teach the  ______ grade.

 

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Required 3.

Do you teach penmanship for cursive handwriting?

Yes
No
4.

If Yes, which copybook method do you use in your classroom?  (i.e. New American Cursive, Zaner-Bloser, etc)

 

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Do you enforce "practice" of cursive in the classroom, but limit this to the penmanship instruction and only one other class?  (i.e. a list of spelling words must be completed in cursive)

Yes
No
Required 6.

Do you enforce "practice" of cursive, and the use of cursive, requiring its use in classwork and homework?

Yes
No
Required 7.

Do you teach penmanship for printing?

Yes
No
8.
If yes, which copybook method for Printing do you use in the classroom?
 

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Required 9.

Do you enforce practice of printing, and the use of printing, combined with all other classwork?

Yes
No
Required 10.

Do you teach proper pencil grip for students (both left and right handed)?

Yes
No
Required 11.

Do you teach proper paper placement for left and right handed students?

Yes
No
Required 12.

Do you teach spacing (margins around the page, between letters, between words, between lines)?

Yes
No
Required 13.

Penmanship instruction for printing and cursive is taught by the school districts.  When hired, did you receive instructions on how to teach any form of handwriting/printing, pen-grip, or paper placement?

Yes
No
14.
Tell us what you think.  Comments on this study OR comments regarding your professional viewpoint on the matter of teaching pen-grip, cursive and print, or the required practice of writing in the students developmental years:
 

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