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West Virginia

We're excited to be approved in West Virginia!

The Handwriting Without Tears curriculum is approved by the West Virginia State Board of Education from July 1, 2015-June 30, 2021 and aligns with the West Virginia Common Core State Standards.


Contact Your Sales Rep

For approval information, pricing, or sample requests, contact your sales representative, Renee Kannapell, at 301.219.0686 or Renee.Kannapell@lwtears.com.

Free Resources

We have a wide variety of free resources to enhance teaching and support student success.

Screener of Handwriting Proficiency

Free, online student and whole class handwriting assessment

Classroom Downloads

PDFs to download and share with families and educators

A+ Worksheet Maker Lite

Free Handwriting Without Tears font worksheet maker for spelling, vocabulary, and writing with print, cursive, and Spanish characters available

Frog Jump Gazette E-Newsletter

Online newsletter published three times a year with teaching strategies, tips, and free downloads

Capital Start E-Newsletter

Monthly online newsletter for new Handwriting Without Tears users

Video Lessons

Short videos demonstrating lessons and products

ELL Strategies

Handwriting Without Tears was developed to meet the needs of all learners, including English Language Learners (ELLs).


Our award-winning, research-based approach supports students with different learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds. To provide differentiated instruction for diverse learners and a seamless transition into any classroom setting, our ELL strategies are integrated into our curriculum.


Learn more about how to implement our ELL handwriting strategies in your classroom and check out our ELL handwriting resources.


Strategies for English Language Learners

HWT Print Strategies for ELL

HWT Print Letter Group Posters

HWT Cursive Strategies for ELL

HWT Cursive Letter Group Posters


Approved Product Offerings

The approved product offerings for West Virginia include the latest resources and strategies for improving students’ handwriting and writing skills and enhancing teacher and educator support.


  • Free Teacher’s Kit
    Teacher resource kit that includes Digital Teaching Tools, Teacher’s Guide, Music, and Wall Cards
  • Pre-K–5 Teacher’s Guides
    Helpful guides for implementing handwriting lessons
  • Pre-K –5 Student Editions
    Effective student editions for handwriting and cross-curricular instruction
  • 1-2-3 Touch and Flip® Cards
    Tactile double sided cards for tracing, naming, and reviewing numbers
  • A-B-C Touch and Flip® Cards
    Tactile double sided cards for tracing, naming, and reviewing letters
  • Pre-K Wall Cards
    Color stock letter and number cards                            
  • Color Print and Number Wall Cards
    Color cards for correct formation promotion
  • Cursive Wall Cards
    Cards for correct cursive formation promotion
  • Wood Pieces for Capital Letters
    Wood Pieces for teaching letter size, shape, and position
  • Mat for Wood Pieces
    Mat for Wood Pieces use
  • Laminated Capital Letter Cards for Wood Pieces
    Letters cards to use with Wood Pieces
  • Slate Chalkboard
    Chalkboard for capital letter and number writing practice
  • Blackboard with Double Lines
    Blackboard for letter formation and placement
  • Stamp and See Screen®
    Magnetic writing tool for grip development
  • Roll-A-Dough Letters®
    Dough for letter making
  • Notebooks
    Notebooks for student writing
  • Paper
    Wide, regular, and narrow paper for writing practice
  • Print and Cursive Alphabet Desk Strips
    Student desk strips