Respect! Aretha Franklin sang about it; people seek for it and educators teaching good manners find it daily in students’ behaviour. Mastering good manners always makes a positive difference in the classroom. Over the years, what has been acceptable manners are different from one decade to another and from one country to another.
The proper way to hold a pencil is called the “tripod grip”. Often children experience some difficulty learning adequate pencil grip when learning to write. One of the factors that can make a big difference for your child’s handwriting skills, is holding a pencil with proper grip.