Approved by the Oklahoma State Board of Education

Learning Without Tears has been approved for the 2018 ELA adoption.

Correlations to Oklahoma Academic Standards - English Language Arts Handwriting: Pre-K - 5th Grade. (PDF)

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Driving Student and Teacher Success

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Get developmentally appropriate, hands-on
techniques for teaching handwriting.

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Click here to view the Oklahoma resources for English and Spanish.

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ELL Strategies

Explore methods for teaching
readiness, writing, literacy, and math.

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Oklahoma 2018 Adoption: Virtual Presentation


Handwriting is a critical skill in the classroom. In order for children to be successful readers, writers, and communicators, they need a strong foundation.

Explicit handwriting instruction in your classroom gives your students a strong start.

Explore your virtual presentation and find out why Learning Without Tears is perfect for your ELA success!





Approved Handwriting Materials

Student Editions & Teacher's Guides

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To get pricing information and help choosing the right Pre-K–5 student editions and teacher's guides, contact your sales representative.

Free Resources & Downloads

Free Teacher Kit during first year of adoption with purchase of 20 student student editions. Choice of Kit A with printed Teacher’s Guide or Kit B with the Integrated Print and Digital Solution

English Letter Formation Charts
Parent Welcome Letters in English and Spanish
Spanish Letter Formation Charts – Print
Spanish Letter Formation Charts – Cursive


Keyboarding Recommended Products

Taught together, handwriting and keyboarding address all the ways children need to succeed with communication in the classroom.
Get consistent instruction in your school and save money!

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Free Training Resources

Let’s help you get through the school year. Explore
our webinars, demos, free downloads, and more.

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Professional Development

We are your partner in empowering educators along their path of continuous improvement, so they are prepared to fully support the academic, social, and emotional needs of today’s young learners.

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For approval information, pricing, or
sample requests, contact your sales
Steve Foreman


Spanish & 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

Print Strategies for ELL

Print Letter Group Posters

Cursive Strategies for ELL

Cursive Letter Group Posters