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

Nashville, TN ← Other topics offered
Includes 2 workshops
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$400
Wed Jun 19, 2019

 

This is a mid-week workshop (Wednesday).


Presenter:
Todd Misura, OTR/L

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.

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
Pre-K Literacy & Math Objectives
  • Implement effective, hands-on strategies that build early literacy and math concepts
  • Bring language to life for children by exploring syllables and letters in a developmentally appropriate way
  • 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

Doubletree Nashville Downtown
315 4th Ave. North
Nashville, TN 37219
615.244.8200
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

Nashville International Airport: I-40 West, exit at Church Street/Charlotte Avenue exit. Make right at Charlotte Avenue. Turn right on 4th Avenue. Hotel two blocks up on the right at corner of 4th and Deaderick.

From Memphis: Take I-40 east to Nashville. Exit at the Charlotte Ave/Downtown exit. Take a left at the light, continue on Charlotte until you reach 4th Ave. and then turn right. The Doubletree is one block up on your right at 4th and Deaderick.

From Chattanooga: Take I-24 west toward Nashville. Pick up I-40 west to Nashville. Take the Church St./Charlotte Ave. Exit. Go to the 3rd light and turn right. Continue on Charlotte until you reach 4th Ave. And then turn right. The Doubletree will be one block up on the right at 4th and Deaderick.

From the North: Take I-65 south to I-24 east to downtown. Exit at the James Robertson Parkway - State Capitol exit. Go right at the light, then straight to the 2nd light, which is 3rd Ave. Turn left. Go one block to the next light and turn right onto Deaderick. The Doubletree will be one block up on the corner of 4th and Deaderick.

From the south (Birmingham): Take I-65 north toward Nashville and pick up I-40 west to Memphis. Exit at the Church St./Charlotte Ave exit. Go to 3rd light and turn right onto Charlotte Ave. Take to 4th Ave. and turn right. The Doubletree will be one block up on your right at 4th and Deaderick.

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

Dining

Wild Eggs – 333 Union St
Koto Sushi Bar – 421 Union St
Café Le Crumbs – 162 4th Ave N (closed on Saturday)
The District Bar & Kitchen – 301 Union St

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.

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You may cancel up to ten days prior for a $35 cancellation fee.

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