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Handwriting Without Tearms


As a nation, we place great emphasis on the importance of reading and writing. Yet, when it comes to literacy, handwriting often is left out of the conversation. Researchers have highlighted the relationship between handwriting and composition skills. They are supporting what elementary educators see on a daily basis: good handwriting habits foster student success. Children need explicit instruction to achieve legible and fluent handwriting.


New and Updated!

Handwriting Without Tears Works!

Students using Handwriting Without Tears have high end-of-year scores on foundation printing and cursive skills, making them well prepared for the demands to produce written work in today’s classrooms. See the study results →

Keyboarding Without Tears™

Now available on iPad! Effective, game-based lessons teach pre-keyboarding and keyboarding skills using child-friendly practices. Learn more →

More about Handwriting Without Tears...

For Administrators

Why HWT is the best choice

For Teachers

Flexible, easy-to-teach program

For Therapists

A multisensory developmental approach