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Research & Standards
Keyboarding Efficacy Infographic
Learn Why Keyboarding Without Tears is such an effective program. Download our new infographic about the latest research!
Classroom Resources
Wood Pieces Set for Capital Letters
Selected fun activities for use with the Wood Pieces Set.
Demos & Samples
Keyboarding Without Tears Free Demo
Keyboading Without Tears teaches pre-keyboarding and keyboarding in grades K-5 with engaging lessons
Assessments
Pre-K Assessments
Free, universal, and easy-to-administer screeners for identifying what Pre-K children know and can do. In just 10–15 minutes, these developmentally appropriate assessments for children aged 4–5 check progress as they build foundation skills.
Webinars
Top 10 Questions About Handwriting
During this free webinar you will learn, why handwriting is still important, how multisensory instruction supports different learning styles, and strategies that make handwriting fun and easy to teach and to learn.
Webinars
5 Rockin' Music Strategies
In this interactive webinar, we will demo hands-on activities along with music and movement to boost children’s skills for Pre-K–K success!
Research & Standards
Learning & Developmental Standards
Our Learning & Developmental Standards provide guidance for assessing Pre-K children’s readiness skills in key subject areas. These comprehensive standards were developed by Get Set for School based on the standards set forth by NAEYC and key states.
Research & Standards
Get Set For School Research Review
Find out how young children who develop strong foundation skills in Pre-K programs like Get Set for School are better prepared to master the more complex and rigorous demands of school.
Research & Standards
Get Set for School : A Proven Success
View a recent study that followed Pre-K classrooms across different schools. Get Set for School was found to be highly successful in preparing children for their kindergarten year.
Demos & Samples
Handwriting Without Tears Curriculum Overview Video
Explore the latest research on handwriting, discover the benefits of handwriting instruction and the best practices for teaching handwriting.
Demos & Samples
Get Set for School Curriculum Overview Video
Explore the latest research on preschool, discover the benefits of Discovery Play in Pre-K, and find the best practices for teaching your preschoolers.
Demos & Samples
Keyboarding Without Tears Curriculum Overview Video
Explore the latest research on technology in the classroom, discover the benefits of keyboarding instruction, and find the criteria for the best kind of instruction.
Demos & Samples
Letter & Number Formation Charts
​Our letter and number formation charts are child-friendly letter formations that make it fun and memorable for children to learn their letters and numbers. Use them for a quick reference or as handouts to take home for learning with the family!
Demos & Samples
Handwriting Without Tears Curriculum Overviews for Grades K-5
These downloads were created to give an overview of each Handwriting Without Tears Program to share information colleagues and administrators.
Demos & Samples
Mat Man World
Our friendly hero teaches through music, building, playing, and story. Explore the world of Mat Man today! Learn how to use Mat Man in the Classroom, view video lessons, and play games!
Demos & Samples
Top 10 Classroom Downloads
Access the top 10 downloads from our newsletters that include free worksheets to practice handwriting in all subjects and support school-to-home connections.
Classroom Resources
Activity Booklets
Try our most loved activities for Pre-K! Download our favorite activity booklets from our Get Set for School Pre-K Program.
Classroom Resources
A+ Worksheet Maker Lite
A free and easy-to-use classroom resource for creating effective worksheets to integrate the unique Handwriting Without Tears font and double lines into other classroom activities.
Articles & How-Tos
Why Teach Keyboarding Infographic
Access the Why Teach Keyboarding infographic to discover the importance and benefits of teaching keyboarding in elementary school classrooms.
Blog and Connections Newsletter
Newsletters
Blog and E-Newsletter
The Learning Without Tears Blog and E-Newsletter offer helpful tips and strategies for teaching and implementing Pre-K, handwriting, and keyboarding instruction.

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