Handwriting Is Back in New York City Schools

Zaner-Bloser appreciates the crucial role you have in its success. What you do every day to build literacy—teaching children to read and write—is a promise of greater access, connection, and joy.

Zaner-Bloser Handwriting empowers you to deliver effective and efficient instruction in less than 15 minutes a day.

Together, let’s keep all NYC children writing.



NYC Handwriting Guidelines

The NYCDOE provides guidelines for handwriting for all New York City schools. These instructional guidelines, available for manuscript and cursive, name Zaner-Bloser as a preferred method of instruction.

Teaching Manuscript Writing

Teaching Cursive Writing


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