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

Columbus, OH ← Other topics offered
Includes 2 workshops
2 days.
10 Contact Hours
$455
Fri Jun 7–Sat Jun 8, 2019
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.

AOTA

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 to help children progress from tracing their letters and numbers to writing their names
Included in Pre-K Readiness & Writing

3.5 Contact Hours

$120 in Free Materials:

  • Transition to Kindergarten Activity Set
  • Readiness & Writing Pre-K 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

$1,700 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
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

Location:
Quest Conference Center

8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, OH 43240
614-540-5540

Accommodations:
Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris

8411 Pulsar Place
Columbus, OH 43240
614.885.8400
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris
9000 Worthington Rd
Columbus, OH 43082
614.568.0770
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From I-270 East: Take Rt. 23 N. {High St North/Delaware Exit} to the first light, which is Campus View Blvd.
Turn right onto Campus View and continue on until you come to Worthington Galena Road. Turn left onto Worthington Galena and follow that road through two stoplights (you will pass Park Rd., Grace Brethren Church (on the left) and then you will go underneath I-71). After you pass the second stop light you will see a sign on your left that says The Offices At Polaris. This is Pulsar Place. Turn left onto Pulsar Place and 8405 is the first building on your left.

From I-270 West: Exit at Cleveland Avenue and turn right. Continue on Cleveland Avenue to County Line Road. Turn left onto County Line. County Line dead ends into Worthington Road – turn Right. Turn left at second street at sign that says The Offices at Polaris. This is Pulsar Place. Turn right onto Pulsar Place and 8405 is the first building on the left.

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

Dining

Polaris Grill – 1835 Polaris Pkwy 614.614.431.5598 – 0.1 mi NW
Bonefish – 1930 Polaris Pkwy 614.614.436.0286 – 0.2 mi N
Steak 'n Shake – 1881 Polaris Pkwy 614.614.846.4141 – 0.2 mi NW
Skyline Chili – 8550 Orion Place 614.614.781.6370 – 0.1 mi NE
McDonald's – 8555 Orion Place 614.614.847.4489 – 0.1 mi N
Carrabba's – 8460 Lyra Dr 614.614.880.2426 – 0.4 mi W

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