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

Oakland, CA ← Other topics offered
Includes 2 workshops
2 days.
10 Contact Hours
$455
Fri Nov 16–Sat Nov 17, 2018
See workshop location and directions listed below.

The award-winning Get Set for School® curriculum uses lively music and playful activities to teach number concepts, geometry, sequencing, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, and concepts about print.

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

The K-5 Handwriting Workshop provides dynamic instruction in the teaching methodology from kindergarten through cursive. Includes an introduction to the developmental progression of written production skills, from handwriting to keyboarding!

The K-5 Handwriting Workshop is an intermediate 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
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
  • Promote independent writing skills beyond handwriting workbook instruction
  • Use the Handwriting Without Tears unique instructional approach, stages of learning, and our two handwriting assessments (the 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

$1,500 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. Adjourn

Location & Lodging

Holiday Inn – Oakland Airport
77 Hegenberger Rd
Oakland, CA 94621
510.638.7777
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From San Francisco: Take I-80 to the 880 South (Alameda/San Jose). Take the Hegenberger exit.

From San Francisco Airport: Take 101 South to 92 East, to 880 North (Oakland). Take the Hegenberger / Coliseum exit. Left onto Edes and left onto Hegenberger Road.

From Sacramento: Take I-80 to the 880 South (Alameda/San Jose)

From Pleasanton/Livermore Area: Take 580 West 238 to 880 Noth (Oakland). Take the Hegenberger / Coliseum exit.

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


Dining

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Lazeeza - 10 Hegenberger Rd, 510.633.0731
Yoshino Sushi - 296 Hegenberger Rd, 510.430.2552
Subway - 280 Hegenberger Rd, 510.562.1010
Hegenburgers - 280 Hegenberger Rd, 510.569.9115
Oakland Black Bear Diner - 405 Hegenberger Rd, 510.878.1101
Wendy's - 191 98th Ave, 510.553.1260
In-N-Out Burger - 8300 Oakport St, 800.786.1000
Chipotle Mexican Grill - 8460 Edgewater Dr, 510.686.8000

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