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

    Price: 525.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $295.00

  • 2-DAY Pre-K Readiness & Writing + K-5 Handwriting (2 workshops)

    Price: 395.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $165.00

  • FULL DAY Pre-K Readiness & Writing + Literacy & Math (2 workshops)

    Price: 360.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $130.00

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Pre-K Readiness & Writing Workshop

Calgary, AB ← Other topics offered
Half day.
3.5 Contact Hours
$230 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $265
ALL CHARGES IN USD. The appropriate provincial tax will be added to your order. Refer to www.lwtears.com/support to determine if Handwriting Without Tears collects sales tax in your province.
Fri Sep 14, 2018
See workshop location and directions listed below.

The award-winning Get Set for School® Pre-K curriculum uses lively music and playful activities to help young children build a solid foundation for school success.

This upbeat workshop introduces a readiness curriculum full of developmentally appropriate activities that teach children about letters, body awareness, numbers, sequencing, and sharing in a fun, engaging, and informal manner.

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

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

Pre-K Readiness & Writing Objectives
  • Plan your instruction based on developmental stages for writing readiness and to foster important social-emotional skills in a developmentally appropriate way
  • Use hands-on, multisensory activities to teach size, shape, and position concepts for pre-writing and sensory motor skills
  • Use multisensory activities and music to teach pre-writing, sensory motor, and coloring skills, while building habits for letter and number formation 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 in title case, 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
Schedule
8:00 a.m. Registration: Coffee and pastries
8:30 a.m. 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. Adjourn: Certificate of Attendance for 3.5 Contact Hours
Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Location & Lodging

Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre Calgary Airport
6620 36th St NE
Calgary, AB T3J 4C8
403.475.1111
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

Directions from Calgary International Airport
Head west on Airport Road NE. Keep left to stay on Airport Road NE, and then continue onto Barlow Trail NE N. Turn right onto 96 Avenue NE/Airport Trail NE E, and then turn right onto 36 Street NE to reach the Radisson at 6620 36 Street NE, Calgary, AB T3J 4C8.

Directions from Deerfoot Trail (driving toward the north)
Head northeast on AB-2 toward exit 251. Take exit 261A for McKnight Boulevard E, merge onto McKnight Boulevard NE E, and then turn left onto Barlow Trail NE N. Take the first right onto 48 Avenue NE, and continue driving until you see the hotel on the right at 6620 36 Street NE, Calgary, AB T3J 4C8.

Parking: Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees.

Policy/Contacts

Register online and provide us with your email address and we will email you a confirmation and receipt when we process your registration. We will then email you workshop details 10 days prior to the workshop date. If you do not have access to an email account, we will mail you your receipt and workshop details 10 days prior to the workshop date.

We accept school purchase orders via mail and fax. Download Registration Form

If you have any special requests (preferred area, handicap access needs, etc.) please call our office (402.492.2766) to discuss these requests.

While we make every effort to conduct professional learning events on the dates and locations advertised, they are subject to change without prior notice. Learning Without Tears reserves the right to change or cancel a professional learning event due to low enrollment or factors beyond our control. We will attempt to notify registrants to limit customer inconvenience, but we are not liable for any expenses incurred.

Learning Without Tears reserve the right to use all media from this workshop (photos, videos, etc.) in print and online advertising. Please notify us in writing if you do not wish to be included. You must be 18 years or older to attend our professional workshops. Children and infants may not be brought to workshops.

You may cancel up to ten days prior for a $35 cancellation fee.

Additional Information:
Tel: 402.492.2766
Fax: 402.492.2776
Email a Workshop Coordinator