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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 $225.00

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

    Price: 395.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $95.00

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K–5 Handwriting Workshop

Atlanta, GA ← Other topics offered
Full day.
6.5 Contact Hours
$300 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $335
Sat Nov 2, 2019
See workshop location and directions listed below.

Our comprehensive, easy-to-use curriculum uses engaging multisensory techniques and research-based methods to make handwriting a natural and automatic skill for children of all ages and abilities. We use a fun hands-on approach to develop good skills and teach correct letter formation.

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!

It is an intermediate level class.

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

AOTA

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

$1,700 in Free Materials:

  • Kick Start Kindergarten
  • Letters and Numbers For Me
  • My Printing Book
  • Printing Power
  • Cursive Kickoff
  • 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
  • Wood Pieces Set for Capital Letters
  • Mat for Wood Pieces
  • Slate Chalkboard
  • Canvas Bag
Schedule
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Getting Started – The Handwriting Process
  Foundation Skills – Readiness, Posture/Paper/Pencil Grip
  The Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool (HITT)
  Multisensory Learning
  Break
  Printing: Capitals and Lowercase letters, Numbers, and Words
  Sentence Writing, Line Generalization
12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch – on your own
  Writing Activities, Understanding a Writing Lesson, Remediation
  Independent Writing Skills – Building Writers, scaffolding writing practice
  Cursive Introduction, HWT style of cursive
  Break
  Cursive Lowercase Letters and Connections, Review and Mastery, Cursive Capitals
  Cursive Writing Activities, a Lifelong Skill
  Resources: myLWT, The Screener of Handwriting Proficiency
  Differentiated Instruction
4:30 p.m. Adjourn: Certificates of Attendance for 6.5 Contact Hours
Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc

Location & Lodging

Sheraton Suites Galleria-Atlanta
2844 Cobb Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
770.955.3900
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From Interstate 85 (North)
Take Interstate 85 South to Interstate 285 West. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 20). Turn left at the light. The hotel is immediately on the right.

From East
Take Interstate 20 to Interstate 75 North and proceed to Interstate 285 West. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 at Exit 259B. Turn left at the light. The hotel is immediately on the right.

From Interstate 75 /Interstate 575 (North)
Take Interstate 75 or Interstate 575 to Interstate 285 West. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 259). Turn left at the light. Proceed to the hotel located on the right.

From Interstate 75 (South)
Take Interstate 75 north to Interstate 285 west. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 259B). Turn right at the light. The hotel is immediately on your right.

From Interstate 85 (South)
Take Interstate 85 to Interstate 20 West. Proceed to Interstate 285 North. Travel on I-285 North and exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 19). Turn right at the light. The hotel is immediately on the right. From West
Take Interstate 20 to Interstate 285 North. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 19). Turn right at the light. The hotel is immediately on the right.

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

Dining

The Grill (on-site, open for lunch)

Stoney River Steakhouse & Grill: 1640 Cumberland Mall, 678.305.9229
Buffalo Wild Wings: 1636 Cumberland Mall, 770.435.4275
P.F. Changs: 1624 Cumberland Mall, 770.803-5800
The Cheesecake Factory: 1609 Cumberland Mall, 770.319.5515
Ted's Montana Grill: 1615 Cumberland Mall, 770.863.0041
Maggiano's Little Italy: 1601 Cumberland Mall, 770.799.1580
Jason's Deli: 1109 Cumberland Mall, 770.432.4414
Moe's Southwest Grill: 1000 Cumberland Mall, 770.435.8468

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.

For more information regarding our policies, please click here.

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