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Zaner-Bloser Announces 2013 National Handwriting Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 22nd Annual National Handwriting Contest!

Research
Educating Students in the Computer Age to Be Multilingual by Hand

See what the research shows about teaching handwriting.

Ask the Occupational Therapist

Can all students learn cursive?

Let's ask our expert panel of occupational therapists.

Motor Skills
Home Activities to Improve Fine Motor Skill Development

Here's a great way to lock in handwriting gains made over the school year.

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Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Correspondence Course

Sharpen your skills with these self-study handwriting lessons.



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Indiana Joins Other States in Examining Cursive Writing’s Place in the Curriculum


Read about how states are reviewing their schools' curricula to incorporate cursive writing.

Did You Know?

Spotlight on February: Black History Month


Learn more about the importance of literacy during the slavery era.

Ask the Occupational Therapist

Proper Letter Alignment

Our expert panel of occupational therapists provides a solution to this common handwriting problem.

Coaching Hint
How to Correct Spacing Between Words


Try this effective activity to help students grasp the concept of spacing between words.

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Teacher Resource Package

Improve your students' handwriting with this convenient, cost-effective tool.



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National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Develops Handwriting Policy Update: Reaffirms Importance of Handwriting Instruction
Read about the latest handwriting research and news that impact state policy.

Research
How Handwriting Prepares the Brain for Reading Acquisition
Learn more about the exciting new brain research from Dr. Karin Harman James, Ph.D.

Ask the Occupational Therapist
Ask the Occupational Therapist
Pose your toughest handwriting questions to our expert panel of occupational therapists.

Motor Skills
Vertical Writing
Try this effective activity to increase students’ endurance and finger muscle strength.

Focus on the Classroom
Holiday Letter Writing
Celebrate the holidays in your classroom with this fun handwriting activity.

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ZB FontsOnline Plus™
Create, save, and edit documents using Zaner-Bloser's manuscript and cursive alphabets.

 



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Does the Common Core cover all the skills your students need?
Learn more about the new Written-Language Production Standards.

Did You Know?
Did you know handwriting letters leads directly to reading and mathematics acquisition?
FIU research shows handwriting is key to reading and math skills development.

Coaching Hint
When should I call the occupational therapist?
Use this handy checklist to determine if an occupational therapy consult is needed.

Focus on the Field
The 2013 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest
Enter the 2013 contest and win prizes for students, teachers, and schools!

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Handwriting Research: Impact on the Brain and Literacy Development
Read about the latest findings in handwriting research.

Ask the Occupational Therapist
Ask the Occupational Therapist
Zaner-Bloser's panel of occupational therapists address your toughest handwriting questions.

 



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Grand National Champions and Nicholas Maxim Award Winners Honored by Zaner-Bloser in 21st Annual National Handwriting Contest
Congratulations to the winners of the 21st Annual National Handwriting Contest!

Ask the Handwriting Experts
Ask the Handwriting Experts
See the winning question answered by our elite panel of academic researchers.

Research
Handwriting in the 21st Century? Research Shows Why Handwriting Belongs in Today's Classroom
New white paper summarizes the research presented at recent handwriting summit.

Developing Motor Skills
String the Straw
Develop the wrist and thumb with this helpful activity.

Focus on the Field
National Standards for Written Language Production for Handwriting
New standards incorporate feedback and research about the best practices in handwriting and keyboarding instruction.

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On the Road to Writing and Reading for PreKindergarten
Introduce young children to the world of writing and reading.

 



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Happy National Handwriting Day!
Celebrate National Handwriting Day in your classroom with these fun activities!

Ask the Handwriting Experts
Ask the Handwriting Experts
Pose your handwriting questions to our elite panel of academic researchers

Did You Know?
Did you know that handwriting had a historical impact on the
development of the United States?

Learn more about the development of Declaration of Independence

Coaching Hint
Keys to Legibility
Remind students of the four specific traits that lead to good handwriting

Product Focus
Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Apps
Get young students excited about learning how to write legibly

 



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Handwriting in the 21st Century? An Educational Summit
Educators and university researchers to meet to discuss the role of handwriting instruction

Ask the Handwriting Experts
Ask the Handwriting Experts
Pose your handwriting questions to our elite panel of academic researchers

Did You Know?
Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest Now Has a Special Needs Category
Learn more about the Nicholas Maxim Special Award for Excellent Penmanship

Motor Skills
Video Modeling as an Effective Handwriting Instructional Strategy
Four easy steps for video modeling handwriting in your classroom

Product Focus
Digital Resources for Handwriting
Integrate technology into the handwriting classroom

Program Resources
ZB FontsOnline Plus™
Create, save, and edit documents using Zaner-Bloser's manuscript and cursive alphabets

 




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