Latest Penmanship Stories

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).

2011-05-09 10:16:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaner-Bloser is proud to announce that eight students from across the country earned top honors by displaying excellent handwriting skills to become the "Grand National Champion" winners in its 20th annual National Handwriting Contest.

2011-04-13 08:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaner-Bloser's three newest Handwriting Apps for iPhone® and iPad®, including apps for Cursive writing and for both Print and Cursive writing in Spanish, are available now at the iTunes® store, rounding out the company's introductory series of apps for handwriting. The inexpensive apps help parents and teachers to support young children as they learn to print and write in cursive.

2011-04-05 12:09:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While more than 200,000 students are awaiting the results of Zaner-Bloser's 20th annual National Handwriting Contest, a 5th-grader in Readfield, Maine received a special award for his participation in this year's competition.

2011-03-24 07:54:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Zaner-Bloser Handwriting App for iPhone® and iPad® is now available at the iTunes® store. The app, which covers Print or Manuscript handwriting, has been listed in the "What's Hot" section of the iTunes store.

2011-03-14 11:36:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaner-Bloser has updated its popular spelling program, Spelling Connections, with expanded technology tools to provide today's students with critical foundational literacy skills. The exciting technology featured in the new ©2012 edition of Spelling Connections improves the delivery of spelling instruction and engages and challenges students in spelling practice.

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