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2-DAY Pre-K and K-5 Workshop (3 workshops)

Attend the two Pre-K workshops and the K-5 Handwriting Workshop in this combination. Registration includes hundreds of dollars worth of manipulatives and teaching tools!

The Get Set for School Pre-K Readiness & Writing Workshop is an introductory level class.

The K-5 Handwriting Workshop is an intermediate level class.

Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Select from upcoming workshops:
Pre-K Readiness & Writing Objectives
  • Plan your instruction based on developmental stages for writing readiness
  • Model activities that develop important social-emotional skills, including body awareness, taking turns, and sharing
  • Use Wood Pieces to teach size, shape, and position concepts for pre-writing and sensory motor skills
  • Use multisensory activities and music to build habits for letter and number formations, coloring skills, and lowercase letter recognition 
  • Use My First School Book and Kick Start Kindergarten to help children progress from tracing their letters and numbers to writing their names and becoming familiar with lowercase letters
Included in Pre-K Readiness & Writing

3.5 Contact Hours

$145 in Free Materials:

  • My First School Book
  • Readiness & Writing Pre-K Teacher’s Guide
  • Kick Start Kindergarten
  • Kick Start Kindergarten Teacher’s Guide
  • Roll-A-Dough Letters®
  • Stamp and See Screen®
  • Mat for Wood Pieces
  • Wood Pieces Set for Capital Letters
  • Slate Chalkboard
  • Access to Get Set for School music
  • Canvas Bag
Pre-K Literacy & Math Objectives
  • Make early literacy and math concepts easy to understand
  • Incorporate play-based teaching in Pre-K
  • Bring language to life for children to explore syllables and letters and share ideas
  • Demonstrate developmentally appropriate activities for early number, shape, pattern, and math awareness
  • Make math fun and meaningful as you teach all key early math standards
Included in Pre-K Literacy & Math

3.5 Contact Hours

$110 in Free Materials:

  • Language & Literacy Pre-K Teacher's Guide
  • Numbers & Math Pre-K Teacher's Guide
  • A-B-C Touch & Flip® Cards
  • 1-2-3 Touch & Flip® Cards
  • My Book
  • I Know My Numbers
  • Access to Get Set for School music resources
  • Get Set for School tote
K-5 Handwriting Objectives
  • Implement, teach, and remediate handwriting using effective, step by step, lesson plans that incorporate active teaching, multisensory strategies, and differentiated instruction
  • Model essential foundation skills prior to paper and pencil, including readiness, directionality, positional concepts, and correct pencil grip
  • Promote independent writing skills beyond handwriting workbook instruction
  • Use the Handwriting Without Tears unique approach, stages of learning, and our two handwriting assessments (Screener of Handwriting Proficiency and The Print Tool®)
  • Navigate the Handwriting Without Tears digital teaching technology and hands-on resources to facilitate engaging lessons
Included in K-5 Handwriting

6.5 Contact Hours

$1,200 in Free Materials:

  • Kick Start Kindergarten
  • Letters and Numbers For Me
  • My Printing Book
  • Printing Power Plus (Printing Power and Kick Start Cursive)
  • Cursive Handwriting
  • Cursive Success
  • Can-Do Cursive
  • HITT (Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool™) (TK and K–4 versions)
  • Building Writers (K–5)
  • Blackboard with Double Lines
  • Access to Handwriting Without Tears music resources
Schedule
Day 1
8:00 a.m. Registration: Coffee and pastries
Get Set for School: The importance of a hands-on multisensory readiness curriculum to prepare children for school success
Pre-K Readiness: Social skills and the developmental stages of writing, hand skills, and crayon grip
Drawing: Mat Man®, shapes, music, and demonstration
Break
Alphabet Knowledge: Hands-on materials, My First School Book, capital and lowercase letter recognition
Colors and Coloring: Crayon skills, developmental progression from scribbling to coloring and drawing
Pre-Writing: Wood Piece Play for capitals, multisensory activities for capitals
Writing: Developmental teaching order, trace capital letters, write names, number skills, and formation
Review and Resources: Review what you have learned, check readiness, additional resources for continued learning
12:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
1:30 p.m. Pre-K Discovery: The importance of self-directed discovery and explicit instruction and how they apply to playful learning
Developmental Scope and Sequence of Pre-K Math and Literacy: Developmental way of teaching to address different learning styles
Pre-K Number and Math Skills: Multisensory activities and materials to teach children number concepts, geometry, patterns/algebra, numbers and operations, data representation, problem solving, and measurement
Break: Snack and beverage served
Pre-K Language and Literacy Skills: Multisensory activities and materials that teach children alphabet knowledge, phonological awareness, comprehension, writing, and concepts about print
Check Readiness
Apply What You've Learned: How to implement materials and strategies in your Pre-K environment
5:00 p.m. Adjourn