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Online Webinars

We're bringing our training to you!

Handwriting Without Tears® is proud to present a series of online webinars to enhance your teaching through interactive exchanges with professionals and experts in a variety of fields. Each online webinar will offer ideas and best practices for your professional development. Educators, therapists and parents alike can benefit from attending an HWT online webinar—all without having to leave the computer!

BEFORE VIEWING: In order to view some of these webinars, you must have the free QuickTime Player installed on your computer. Download QuickTime Player here.

Please note: We do not offer certificates of attendance or contact hours for our online webinars. Our workshops do provide contact hours.

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On-Demand Webinars

5 Rockin' Music Strategies  

Presenters: Keith Kline, OTR/L
Grades: Pre-K to K

Dance and sing your way into spring with this interactive webinar! We will demo hands-on activities along with music and movement to boost children's skills for Pre-K-K success! And we will even have LIVE giveaways!


Handwriting Tutoring: Designing a Summer Camp  

Presenters: Paula Heinricher, OTR/L and Roxanne Thompson, OTR
Grades: Pre-K to 4

Want to make a difference in student's school performance, and help boost their engagement and excitement in school? Handwriting tutoring camps provide a fun-filled, hands-on environment where children can overcome obstacles and develop important skills they need to succeed.


How to Get the Most from Keyboarding Without Tears 

Presenters: Christina Bretz, OTR/L and Patti Schutte, Training Manager
Grades: K–5

Join us to learn how to get the most success out of Keyboarding Without Tears and build winning digital communicators in your classroom! This webinar is ideal for people currently using the program in their classroom.


Moving Forward Not Backwards with Reversals  

Presenters: Paula Heinricher, OTR/L and Carol Rushing-Carr, MOT, OTR
Grades: Pre-K–2

Are your students struggling with reversals? Help them turn their letters and numbers around – line by line, curve by curve!


Top 10 Questions About Handwriting

Grades: K-5
Denise Donica, DHSc, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA
Peggy Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

Handwriting remains the primary tool of communication for students in the classroom. Children who master the mechanics of handwriting tend to enjoy writing more and will write more often. As a result, they become better writers and have greater opportunities for success.


Pre-K Assessments: A Systematic Approach

Grades: Pre-K
Presenters: Elizabeth DeWitt, Ed.D. & Christina Bretz, OTR/L

Are you ready for Back to School? We want to ensure that you have all the tools you need to start the new school year off right! Join us for our free webinar.


Top 10 Ways to Prepare Your Children for Kindergarten

Grades: Pre-K

Join us for our interactive webinar and discover the methods and techniques from the award-winning Get Set for School Pre-K curriculum that provides children with foundations for future academic success.


Response to Intervention:
The Link to Handwriting Instruction & Intervention

Grade: K-5

Response to Intervention (RtI) is a multi-tier approach to the early identification and support of students who are struggling to learn a lesson or skill. Learn why schools across the country are implementing RtI strategies in today’s inclusive classrooms, and how adopting a RtI approach to handwriting can increase success for your students.


Grade: K–5

During this free online webinar you will: 

  • Uncover the most common myths and assumptions about worksheets in the classroom
  • Discuss standards for assessing the quality of worksheets across a variety of subjects
  • Learn how to easily adapt your existing worksheets
  • Discover how A+ worksheets can help reinforce concepts with your students and add variety to your lessons

This webinar is ideal for all viewers—whether you are new to Handwriting Without Tears, would like a refresher, or are looking for fun, new worksheet strategies!


The Handwriting Link to the Common Core State Standards

Grade: K-5

Did you know handwriting instruction can help you achieve Common Core success? Join us for our free webinar to learn how handwriting supports the Common Core State Standards, and helps build a strong foundation for school and career-readiness success.