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In nursery, teach the written language and examine the relationship between graphics and writing

Marie-Thérèse Zerbato-Poudou is working on the subject of teaching handwriting to first leaners
She addresses the question of the relationship between drawing and learning to write.

Her work echoes the latest official instructions that emphasise the distinction between the various activities of writing, graphics and drawing.

This link takes you to a report on the lecture given by Marie Thérèse Zerbato Poudou on 16 January 2013 – Compiègne

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