My grandson is a rising 3rd grader, and his handwriting is awful. Teachers no longer emphasize penmanship in the classroom. However, they are quick to complain about his handwriting. I will use this summer 2016 to hone his writing skills. Thank you for making this kind of tablet. I can emphasize to him that most letters begin with a vertical line or end with a horizontal line. He can understand how to stretch out a letter by filling the small square. He can understand spacing between words. It is different from the Mead line tablets in that it gives you an understanding of vertical lines in letters. Hopefully, by the end of summer, his penmanship will be better!