How to teach a child how to write and spell, and how to improve your own handwriting skills.
Written by Lachlan Cramer, from the Purdue University Writing Lab.
Read moreI’m a teacher.
It’s not my primary role.
I’m a writer, and I have to learn, but I can do it.
I love teaching.
I think a lot of times when I’ve been in a classroom, it’s really helped me.
And I love being in a room with kids who have different writing styles.
So it’s interesting.
You can teach a kid that they can write well, or you can teach them that they should.
I always say, write as little as you can.
But, as a writer?
I mean, it doesn’t have to be perfect.
It doesn’t matter how much you know.
You have to have a little bit of confidence in your craft.
I know that it’s not easy to learn.
It takes time, it takes effort, and it takes patience.
But if you can get a kid to write a word for a sentence, that’s awesome.
And if you could give that child a word that he could say in an email, that would be really helpful.
It would help his confidence, it would help him focus.
It’s important to remember that there’s no perfect writing style.
And it’s important that you use the best writing tools and the most professional writing practices.
It helps your kid be able to write well.