Building the Foundation for Literacy Success
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Through 40 years of experience, Handwriting Without Tears has evolved to meet educator needs and to always provide the best possible student outcomes. Explore new and improved features and benefits.
Success Starts Small: The Benefits of Small-Group Instruction
New Episode- Teaching Reading with Grade-Level Texts
Blackboard with Double Lines - Help children learn letter size and placement.
Phonics instruction with the right blend of print and digital materials.
This supplemental resource scales lessons for young learners.
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Setting Students Up for Success
We lead young students to success through a pathway to early literacy that embraces the whole child. Students strengthen essential fine and gross motor skills through hands-on materials, learn through purposeful play, and explore language through connected text.
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To Help Students Read,
Start with Handwriting
Handwriting is a foundational skill that leads students to automatic word recognition. Through time-tested methods of letter formation, students embark on the pathway to reading and writing excellence while connecting letters to sound and fortifying the alphabetic principle.
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Connecting Sounds and Letters
When students make connections between sounds and letters, the pathway to reading unfolds before them. We nurture these connections sequentially and systematically, based on the science of reading, helping students acquire the range of skills they need to become proficient readers.
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Inspire, Empower, and Thrive
Learning Without Tears helps every educator find joy in teaching by building confidence and ensuring competence. Our professional learning is designed to INSPIRE teachers to try something new, EMPOWER their growth, and fuel them and the students they serve to THRIVE.
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The Dedicated Solution for Administrators, Educators, and Parents. Through 40 years of experience, we have evolved handwriting to meet educator needs and to always provide the best student outcomes possible.
- Designed by Educators
- Proven Effective by Research
- Integrates with Any Literacy Curricula
- Engaging Multi-Sensory Activities
- Powerful Digital Tools