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Teaching Left-Handers to Write

Richard Mander

Most children are right-handed and as a result most teachers have developed teaching methods that are aimed specifically at right-handers rather than lefthanders. Most teachers feel uncomfortable teaching left-handers to write because they are not left-handers themselves and are not aware of the needs of left-handers. This report is a summary of current educational research into the needs of lefthanded writers and is presented as a list of
teaching notes.

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