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2010-11-19 12:55:00

CABIN JOHN, Md., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas State Board of Education voted today to adopt Handwriting Without Tears® as an approved curriculum under Proclamation 2011. The adoption means that the state will fund handwriting workbooks for public school children in grades 1-3 for six years, starting with the 2011 school year. "Overall student confidence and early academic success are often directly related to handwriting. As college entrance exams and...

2010-11-18 05:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaner-Bloser has appointed renowned author and handwriting expert Michael Sull as Zaner-Bloser Master Penman. Sull begins a yearlong tour on Nov. 20 with demonstrations of traditional and ornamental handwriting styles at the Zaner-Bloser booth at the National Council of Teachers of English 2010 Convention, to be held November 18-20 in Orlando, Fla. Visitors to the booth on Nov. 20 will receive a hand-lettered nameplate. "Adding a penman who...

2010-09-09 07:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaner-Bloser has published new editions of two popular elementary school programs: Spelling Connections and Zaner-Bloser Handwriting. These programs help teachers guide their students toward developing skills that are critical to overall literacy. "Handwriting and spelling are vital skills that lay the foundation for success in school and life. The new digital components of the programs make it easier to efficiently teach these skills in today's...

2009-08-28 09:45:24

For ages experts and laymen have been analyzing and trying to crack the code of handwriting characteristics, in order to detect an individual's personality traits, or in most cases, gauge their innocence in the case of a crime. Although this science has often gone the way of pseudoscience, researchers are now discovering that with the aid of a computerized tool, handwriting characteristics can be measured more effectively.The research, headed by Gil Luria and Sara Rosenblum at the University...

2009-02-27 14:37:04

Although doodling in class while listening to the teacher may be perceived as a mind-wandering activity, researchers have reported evidence that suggests the activity may actually help the human mind retain information. Researchers from Plymouth University conducted memory tests on 40 members of the research panel of the Medical Research Council's Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge. The test asked participants to listen to a two and a half minute phone call and recall the eight...

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