QUESTION: What is the Handwriting without Tears program?
ANSWER: This handwriting and printing program aims to make legible and fluent handwriting a skill that kids can master easily. It is made easy for parents to teach in the home, in only 15 minutes per day. You don’t have to be a teacher or educator!
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Smarty Pants Educational has traveled to many Literacy Events this past March, April, and May!
March 24th 2013 - Our first stop was the Peel Region District School Board 12th Annual Literacy Expo, which was held in Brampton, Ontario at David Suzuki Secondary School. These seminars provided practical ways parents could boost learning at home. Our highlighting reader strips were a hit with parents!
April 13th 2013 - Smarty Pants traveled to Burlington, Ontario where we participated in an annual event called "For the Love of Literacy" The majority of participants were ECE and teachers who were enlightened with alternative methods for promoting literacy in the classroom.
April 22nd, 2013 - Our display traveled to Wheatley Montessori School in St. Catharines. We promoted our learning tools to the younger grades encouraging early learning.Good to see familiar faces!
May 4th 2013 - This past weekend Smarty Pants attended the 10th Annual Fort Erie Literacy Event featuring "Jillian Jiggs" as the star fictional character for the event. Our most popular "literacy-friendly" tool was the never-failing pencil grips!
Keep your eyes out for us at your next Literacy Event!
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