The process of learning to write is a long one, considering that it’s not just about knowing how to write letters or spell words. Well before children get to that stage there are other skills they need to develop so they’ll be ready. This podcast episode is all about why pre-writing skills are important and how pre-writing skills can be developed.
Click on the player above to listen to this week’s episode or pop over to iTunes to listen directly from The Early Childhood Research Podcast. If you download the episode or listen through iTunes you can listen to it while you’re washing up or driving to work!
The transcript for this episode can be found on this previous research post Pre-Writing Skills: Essential for Early Learners. You’ll also find the research credits there.
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