New Handwriting-Readiness Program Builds Necessary Foundational Skills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 26, 2014) – Parents of today’s kindergarteners are finding that the first year in school is no longer about circle time, recess, and learning the alphabet. Experts say that many of today’s kindergarten students are unprepared for what has become the new first grade. In order to meet increased academic demands, kindergarten students require a strong set of foundational skills.

Hillary Koontz, former kindergarten teacher and associate editor for Zaner-Bloser, says that the range of skill levels in a classroom of students can be extremely varied and, in some cases, alarming. “You...

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