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

Boston, MA ← Other topics offered
Includes 2 workshops
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$400
Sun Oct 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 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.

Our dynamic Pre-K Literacy & Math Workshop introduces developmentally appropriate activities that are sure to energize your classroom. Discover how our tools and strategies can help you transform potentially complex concepts so that they are relevant and enticing for young learners.

The Get Set for School Pre-K Literacy & Math 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
Pre-K Literacy & Math Objectives
  • Implement effective, hands-on strategies that build early literacy and math concepts
  • Bring language to life for children through proven developmentally appropriate activities
  • Demonstrate developmentally appropriate activities for early number, shape, pattern, and math awareness
  • Make language and math concepts fun and meaningful as you teach early math and language 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
Schedule
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: Certificate of Attendance for 7 Contact Hours
Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Location & Lodging

Courtyard Marriott Cambridge
777 Memorial Dr.
Cambridge, MA 02139
617.492.7777
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**


Directions

From Boston Logan International Airport
Exit Airport and take MassPike (I-90) West to Exit 20 (Cambridge). Continue straight and cross bridge. Take first right after bridge onto Memorial Drive. Hotel is 200 yards ahead on the left.

From Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
Follow I-293 to I-93S towards Boston. Take exit 26B (Storrow Drive West) and continue for 3 miles. Bear right at the Central Square/MassPike exit and turn right at the light. After crossing the bridge, take first right onto Memorial Drive. Hotel is on the left.

From T F Green Airport
Take I95N to I93N. Then, take exit 26 (Storrow Drive West) and follow Storrow Drive. Take the Central Square/MassPike exit and turn right at light. After crossing the bridge, take first right onto Memorial Drive. Hotel is on the left.

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

Dining

Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House – (on-site, open for lunch and dinner)
Taqueria at Whole Foods Market – 340 River St, 617.876.6990
Dunkin' Donuts – 808 Memorial Dr, 617.492.0758
Dimitrois Cuisine – 4518 Brookline St, 617.876.3272
Cambridge Pizzeria – 4517 Brookline St, 617.547.4588


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