"Your words "any chance to interact with more experienced teachers" are very relevant, I think, to all levels of education and professional development. Self-selected and self-driven are important too, but sometimes we need the…"
"Sara- I have taught in a younger preschool classroom and used a more emergent, self-directed approach to handwriting. We used some of the HWT materials but never worked straight from the curriculum.
I am, however, very well versed in using…"
"I think it really depends on the professional development. If it is self-selected and self-driven, then it can be very effective. Most of the PD mandated by my school and district is not as helpful. It generally feels like a chance…"
"I am in the unique position of teaching Pre-K in the morning and 1st math, reading, spelling, and phonics in the afternoon. Wondering if anyone can answer a couple of questions for me . . .
1. for Pre-K I teach Handwriting Without Tears…"