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K–5 Keyboarding & Digital Citizenship Workshop

New York City, NY ← Other topics offered
Half day.
4.5 Contact Hours
$165 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $200
Fri Feb 23, 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
Schedule
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

Doubletree Suites by Hilton NYC – Times Square
1568 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
212.719.1600
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

J.F.K. - Exit airport onto the Van Wyck Expressway North. Take the exit for the Grand Central Parkway West. Take the exit for the Long Island Expressway West. Expressway will feed into the Mid-Town Tunnel. When you exit the tunnel bear right following Uptown sign. At 3rd Avenue turn right. Drive up 3rd Avenue to 47th Street and make a left. Continue on 47th Street to the corner of 7th Avenue Turn left on 7th avenue, the hotel is on that corner, 47th St. & 7th Ave. If you are choosing to valet park your vehicle, please pull-up directly in front of the hotel on 7th Avenue.

La Guardia - Exit airport onto the Grand Central Parkway West. Take the exit for BQE Expressway West to the Long Island Expressway West. Expressway will feed into the Mid-Town Tunnel. When you exit the tunnel bear right following Uptown sign. At 3rd Avenue turn right. Drive up 3rd Avenue to 47th Street and make a left. Continue on 47th Street to the corner of 7th Avenue Turn left on 7th avenue, the hotel is on that corner, 47th St. & 7th Ave. If you are choosing to valet park your vehicle, please pull-up directly in front of the hotel on 7th Avenue.

Newark - Exit the airport onto the New Jersey Turnpike North take Exit 16W for the Lincoln Tunnel. After the toll plaza, bear right and follow the signs to the Lincoln Tunnel. After exiting the tunnel bear with the road to the left. Make a left on 42nd Street. Make a right on 10th Avenue. Make a right on 48th Street. Then right onto 7th Avenue to the next light (47th Street.) Hotel is located on the left side of 7th Avenue just past 47th Ave. If you are choosing to valet park your vehicle, please pull-up directly in front of the hotel on 7th Avenue.

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.

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