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May 07, 2014, 10:10 ET

Elementary and Middle School Students From Across the Country Earn Top Honors in 2014 National Handwriting Contest

Beginning this week, 18 students across the United States will learn that attention to detail and hard work paid off. Zaner-Bloser is proud to...

Apr 02, 2014, 09:43 ET

Special Needs Students Inspire by Earning Top Honors in National Handwriting Contest

 Today, Zaner-Bloser announces the Nicholas Maxim Award Winners in the 23rd annual National Handwriting Contest. The Nicholas Maxim Award...

Feb 11, 2014, 12:58 ET

Independent Study Shows Significant Student Gains with Innovative, Standards-Based Writing Program

Writing skills are now more critical than ever with the rigor of new standards and assessments. An innovative writing program, Strategies for...

Feb 04, 2014, 12:37 ET

Five Teachers Recognized for Inspirational Story on Becoming an Educator

Hundreds of educators from across the country, inspired by a teacher from their past, wrote essays telling their story about why they pursued a...

Oct 01, 2013, 09:40 ET

Zaner-Bloser Adds A Kindergarten Category To Kick Off The 23rd Annual National Handwriting Contest

The definition of handwriting means writing by hand with a pen or pencil. Students across the country will be testing those skills as they prepare...

Sep 26, 2013, 12:52 ET

Which Teacher Inspired Your Future?

After years of helping teachers achieve their goals of molding young minds, Zaner-Bloser wants to know which teacher inspired you to become an...

Sep 13, 2013, 13:15 ET

Zaner-Bloser Brings Exclusive Movie Screening to Columbus Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of a Major Civil Rights Event

Zaner-Bloser, a national education publisher, will sponsor an exclusive advance screening of The Watsons Go to Birmingham in Columbus, Ohio on...

Apr 24, 2013, 09:43 ET

Two Special Needs Students Earn Top Honors in 2013 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest

 Today, Zaner-Bloser announces the Nicholas Maxim Award Winners in the 2013 National Handwriting Contest. The Nicholas Maxim Award honors two...

Apr 17, 2013, 09:43 ET
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Zaner-Bloser Announces the National Winners and Grand National Champions in the 2013 National Handwriting Contest

 Beginning this week, 16 students in the United States will learn that hard work and attention to detail paid off. Zaner-Bloser is proud to...

Apr 09, 2013, 09:43 ET

New White Paper Summarizes Social-Emotional Learning Research from 2013 Beyond Bullying Summit

 Today, Saperstein Associates, an Ohio-based research firm, released a new white paper summarizing research on the benefits of social-emotional...

Mar 01, 2013, 11:40 ET

Several States Continue to Return Their Focus on Handwriting Instruction

 Idaho joins a list of states that now require or recommend cursive handwriting in the curriculum. On Thursday, the Idaho Senate passed a...

Feb 18, 2013, 07:45 ET

Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum Offers Opportunity to Reduce Bullying

 Reducing bullying in schools could be as simple as choosing the right curriculum and learning materials. That's according to researchers and...

Feb 04, 2013, 09:43 ET

New White Paper Explores How To Fix Our National Writing Crisis

Writing is no longer a strong suit for our younger population, according to one of the nation's senior writing researchers. According to Steve...

Jan 30, 2013, 11:45 ET
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Researchers Discuss Impact Of Social-emotional Learning On Bullying At Safe Schools, Successful Students Summit In New York City

 To reduce the prevalence of school age bullying, researchers and educators recommend integrating a curriculum that incorporates...

Jan 08, 2013, 09:43 ET
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Final Registration Underway For January 14 Educational Summit In New York City--Beyond Bullying: Safe Schools, Successful Students

 Bullying continues to be an issue that impacts students both in and out of school. In less than one week, a national Summit will offer...

Dec 12, 2012, 09:43 ET
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2012 National Bullying Survey Shows A Growing Need For Integrated Anti-Bullying Curriculum

 Results just released from a national survey of K–12 principals offers new insight about how educators view the issue of bullying...

Nov 14, 2012, 09:43 ET
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Superintendents From Across The Country Will Share Proactive Ideas At Anti-Bullying/Social-Emotional Learning Summit -- Beyond Bullying: Safe Schools, Successful Students

 It's no secret that safe, happy, and healthy children are more likely to achieve academic success. But bullying continues to be one issue...

Oct 10, 2012, 11:20 ET
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Educators Invited To Anti-Bullying/Social-Emotional Learning Summit -- Beyond Bullying: Safe Schools, Successful Students

 Bullying is an ongoing issue in the education community. On January 14, 2013, to promote a proactive—rather than...

Jul 10, 2012, 09:45 ET

Zaner-Bloser and Thoughtful Learning Partner to Bring 21st Century Skills to the Classroom

 Today, Zaner-Bloser and Thoughtful Learning announced their partnership to deliver Inquire—a research-based, cross-curricular guide for...

Apr 18, 2012, 10:49 ET

Students Overcome Disabilities to Receive Zaner-Bloser's Nicholas Maxim Penmanship Award

Today, Zaner-Bloser announces the winners of the Nicholas Maxim Special Award for Excellent Penmanship as part of its 21st annual...