This process is the best.
The letter is built from left to right.
This production pattern lends easily to joining and cursive. Cursive movements offer a much better "fit" with our body structure. It should offer much more fluent laterality for getting thoughts onto paper. We now know why the advantage eludes so many of our students when they reach intermediate grades.
Please read "John and Jane are bright. Why can't they write?" You will find a link to the paper on our welcome page. It will help you to give the gift of fluency to your students.