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K–5 Keyboarding & Digital Citizenship Workshop

Princeton, NJ ← Other topics offered
Half day.
4.5 Contact Hours
$165 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $200
Fri Apr 6, 2018
See workshop location and directions listed below.

Join us to learn all about Keyboarding Without Tears®!

This half-day workshop will teach you how to easily weave keyboarding into your K-5 day. You'll leave with a library of award-winning teaching strategies to help your students succeed with today's computer-based assignments and testing.

This is an interactive Bring Your Own Laptop workshop; however, it is not a requirement.

This is an intermediate level workshop.

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

K-5 Keyboarding Objectives
  • Learn the developmental progression of keyboarding skills to ensure elementary student success
  • Review student lessons and learn how to add them into your teaching and computer-based testing prep
  • Maximize the following educator resources to foster success: lesson previews, reports, and digital citizenship lessons
  • Use student progress reports to help students meet grade-level benchmarks
  • Understand and share research and standards to support keyboarding and academic success
Included in K-5 Keyboarding & Digital Citizenship

4.5 Contact Hours

$120 in Free Materials:

  • Keyboarding Without Tears®
    (2 student licenses for each grade, K–5)
Free Materials
7:30 a.m. Registration: Coffee and pastries
8:00 a.m. Production of Writing: Research and standards supporting strong keyboarding and handwriting foundational skills
Comparison of Handwriting and Keyboarding: Similarities, differences, and developmental progression of both
Digital Citizenship: Learn how to teach children about digital information, protection, behavior, and communication
Foundational Skills: Experience multisensory teacher-led lessons that introduce the keyboard
Keyboarding: Actively teach features of the keyboard as well as technology foundational skills, and typing skills
Instruction: Review keyboarding lesson previews for planning instruction
Resources: Remediation Tips, School-to-Home Connections, additional resources for continued learning
12:30 p.m. Adjourn: Certificate of Attendance for 4.5 Contact Hours
Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Location & Lodging

Crowne Plaza Princeton – Conference Center
900 Scudders Mill Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**


From Newark Airport:
Get on US-1 S/U.S. 9 S from Express Rd 4 min (2.2 mi)
Head southeast 0.0 mi
Use the middle lane to keep right at the fork 0.2 mi
Use the left lane to continue toward Express Rd 459 ft
Use the left lane to merge onto Express Rd 0.2 mi
Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left to stay on Express Rd 0.3 mi
Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left to stay on Express Rd 0.5 mi
Continue straight 0.2 mi
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for US 1 S/US 9 S/Elizabeth and merge onto US-1 S/U.S. 9 S 0.6 mi
Take I-95 S to Cranbury South River Rd in South Brunswick Township. Take exit 8A from I-95 S 29 min (30.7 mi)
Merge onto US-1 S/U.S. 9 S 0.8 mi
Take the exit toward Interstate 95/Dowd Ave/North Ave/Eliz Seaport/New Jersey Turnpike 0.2 mi
Continue onto NJ-81 S 0.5 mi
Keep left to stay on NJ-81 S Toll road 0.7 mi
Take the I-95 S exit Toll road 361 ft
Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-95 S Toll road 27.5 mi
Take exit 8A toward NJ-32 W/U.S. 130/Cranbury Toll road 0.7 mi
Keep right, follow signs for Cranbury South Brunswick Toll road 0.4 mi
Continue on Cranbury South River Rd to your destination in Plainsboro Township 15 min (7.6 mi)
Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Cranbury South River Rd 1.9 mi
Turn right onto Dey Rd 4.7 mi
Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Scudders Mill Rd 0.8 mi
Turn left at College Rd E 0.2 mi
Turn left Destination will be on the left 95 ft Crowne Plaza Princeton - Conference Center

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


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.

Learning Without Tears reserves the right to cancel or change a class at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation or trainer availability. Registrants will not be charged for the course.

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