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2012-02-22 08:55:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest findings in the debate regarding the role handwriting plays in a student's academic success are now available online for school administrators, teachers, and parents. The website, www.hw21summit.com, features research, surveys, media coverage, a white paper, and opportunities to "get involved" when it comes to the role handwriting plays in the 21st century. In January, researchers and education thought leaders convened for Handwriting in...

2012-02-07 10:04:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Teachers and students across the country have a new learning tool for writing instruction. Strategies for Writers, introduced by Zaner-Bloser, offers clear, concise lessons that simplify instruction, enhance students' writing skills and produce the results they need for success in college and career. Available in both digital and print formats, Strategies for Writers combines a writing process approach for grades 2-8 with a focus on strategy and...

2012-01-11 09:45:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaner-Bloser officially launched a new learning program designed to support positive school climate initiatives while enriching literacy instruction and student achievement through the power of teacher read-alouds. New for grades K through 6, Voices Literature & Writing offers all students access to the content of appealing, relevant, and culturally responsive teacher read-aloud literature from award-winning authors and...

2012-01-08 08:00:00

Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has combined forces with LegiGuide, a company that specializes in the manufacture of handwriting paper for special needs children, to offer this special product to a wider consumer market. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has combined forces with LegiGuide, a company that specializes in the manufacture of...

2012-01-04 09:51:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 21(st) century classrooms, educators are debating the importance of teaching hand-generated communication (communication via handwriting and digital media). To address this issue, Zaner-Bloser, in partnership with the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), will host "Handwriting in the 21(st) Century? An Educational Summit" on January 23(rd) at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The daylong event will provide access to the...

2011-12-20 08:10:00

ALKMAAR, The Netherlands, December 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialists reacted enthusiastically to the release of LetterSchool [http://letterschool.com ], a new educational app from Boreaal Publishers. With an innovative approach to handwriting instruction, LetterSchool competes with advanced games using an entirely custom-built, full-featured OpenGL-based 3D game engine boasting visual effects rarely seen in apps for young children. Watch LetterSchool on YouTube:...

2011-11-30 08:47:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Educators and university researchers from across the country will gather on January 23 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. for "Handwriting in the 21st Century? An Educational Summit." Zaner-Bloser in partnership with the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) will host the day-long event. Controversy continues to grow over the role of handwriting instruction--especially cursive instruction--in elementary school. The Common...

2011-09-26 09:20:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year when students across the country sharpen their pencils and their handwriting skills to compete in the annual Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest. The annual Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest encourages legible handwriting by testing the abilities of students in grades 1-8 in both public and private schools. Schools hold their own handwriting contests and enter the winning student for each grade level. The...

2011-08-30 10:59:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaner-Bloser has published Voices Leveled Library, an extensive collection of books for Grade K-6 developed to meet students at any reading level. The library's 648 titles are flexible enough to be used in any literacy framework for small-group guided reading instruction and independent reading. The engaging books are organized into six themes: Identity Awareness; Perspective Taking; Conflict Resolution; Family, Friends, and Community;...

2011-06-20 08:20:00

NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaner-Bloser congratulates author Dr. Ernest Morrell for his election as a future president of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Morrell will lead this professional organization devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. Morrell is making a four-year commitment to NCTE, beginning in November, and will serve as vice president and president-elect before becoming NCTE...