Barchowsky Fluent Handwriting By Nan Jay Barchowsky Learn to write with simple, efficient letterforms that flow from print-script to a true cursive with NO. Barchowsky Fluent Handwriting is cutting-edge! One complete program for all ages! Economical! It s a one-time purchase. There are no consumable workbooks. Barchowsky Fluent Handwriting. 67 likes. Barchowsky Fluent Handwriting is an innovative program to joyfully learn and teach to all ages.

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Views Read Edit View history. It remained as such all the way through university and beyond.

This page was last edited on 1 Marchat So although you’d have to buy both the Beginners and the main package to get this combination, I think it’s a good option if you have a mid-elementary-age child AND you need a kickstart to begin teaching with the program.

Getty-Dubay topic Getty-Dubay is a modern version of Italic script developed in by Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay to ease the transition to cursive. Each letter has variant glyphs covering all possible exit strokes, and initial start-of-word variations if any. Although I know there are many styles and systems of handwriting out there, and that several of them have worked well for CM homeschoolers, this is the first one that has appealed to me enough to want to take it on with one of my children, and the first one I’ve seen that seems to have both the sense of “beauty” that Charlotte Mason wanted, along with an acceptably contemporary style.


This manual is the key to the whole program–especially the CD-Rom included in the back of the book one each for Windows and Mac. I wish Crayons would have had the chance to start it a couple of years ago, but since she is still only partway through learning the “regular” cursive letters, I don’t think she’ll have a problem trying to relearn some of them–and in fact, the hard ones are the ones that Barchowsky simplifies like lower-case S.

Frequently the change causes confusion, frustration and reluctance to write. And who’s to say that every letter in a word has to be hooked up to every other letter?

But one of last year’s Review Crew mentioned that she had used them with an eight-year-old, so I decided to give them a try along with the main program.

Still, our results have been something short of “beautiful,” especially outside of handwriting lessons. My youngest is in the third barcgowsky, after all.

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They’re coated so you can use them with a wipe-off marker. Member feedback about Cursive: The specific problem is: We received all three Barchowsky products, and at first I wasn’t sure what to do with the BIG package of wipe-off practice sheets.

You can read some of her notes and see images from her book on the Ambleside Online website. One of them actually does most other things with her right hand, but writes with her left. Newer Post Older Post Home. WikiProject Typography may be able to help recruit an expert.


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By barrchowsky this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This was Barchowsky Fluent Handwriying developed as an easy transition between print and cursive. I’m not sure how I feel about the price–it sounds high, but it’s probably comparable to other complete programs out there. Firstly, the methods that were taught when I was in second grade did not work well for me, or any other left-hander in that school.

BFH is a proven method. The program is designed to teach rapid everyday handwriting that is nonetheless elegant and legible. I found some examples of writing that I liked and did the same.

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From then on my handwriting was poor. Then we were taught joined up writing.

This article needs attention from an expert in Typography. There are a lot of handwriting ideas that I’ve taken for granted ever since my own school days, but they’re not necessarily the only way to do things. I therefore spent my college years printing so that I could decipher my own notes. Since the advent of reasonably priced laptops and my diagnosis with RA, I write only to sign my name.

Charlotte Mason appreciated what “Mrs. It is surprising how quickly young children, even those already confirmed in ‘ugly’ writing, take to this ‘new handwriting.