QCursive: a Queensland handwriting resource for lower primary
The resource 'QCursive: a Queensland handwriting resource for lower primary' has now been made directly available to parents and community members from the Learning Place, without the need to log in.
The resource provides material to support students in developing skills in handwriting, as well as fonts, which can be installed onto home computers.
Schools can now use the resource directly as part of their Parent and Community Engagement strategies. QCursive can be embedded into Virtual Classrooms and edStudios or promoted on school websites. Parents do not need to log in to access the resource.
QCursive includes handwriting and spelling activity resources, as well as links to guidelines for teaching handwriting. Notes about joining rules and guidelines for various year levels are also included.
The package also includes fonts which can be loaded onto a computer, including the Beginner's Alphabet (QBeginners) font and the Queensland Modern Cursive (QCursive) font, for both Windows and Mac computers. QCursive editor software (for Windows computers only) allows processing from unjoined to joined characters.
Installation notes and conditions of use are included.
Note: The Department of Education, Training and Employment does not provide troubleshooting or technical support for the installation or use of QCursive, associated fonts or resources. The resources are offered on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis.