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  • 2-DAY Pre-K and K-5 Workshop (3 workshops)

    Price: 585.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $250.00

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

    Price: 455.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $120.00

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K–5 Handwriting Workshop

Houston, TX ← Other topics offered
Full day.
6.5 Contact Hours
$335
Sat Jun 1, 2019
See workshop location and directions listed below.

Our comprehensive, easy-to-use curriculum uses engaging multisensory techniques and research-based methods to make handwriting a natural and automatic skill for children of all ages and abilities. We use a fun hands-on approach to develop good skills and teach correct letter formation.

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!

It is an intermediate level class.

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

AOTA

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
  • Wood Pieces Set for Capital Letters
  • Mat for Wood Pieces
  • Slate Chalkboard
  • Canvas Bag
Schedule
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Getting Started – The Handwriting Process
  Foundation Skills – Readiness, Posture/Paper/Pencil Grip
  The Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool (HITT)
  Multisensory Learning
  Break
  Printing: Capitals and Lowercase letters, Numbers, and Words
  Sentence Writing, Line Generalization
12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch – on your own
  Writing Activities, Understanding a Writing Lesson, Remediation
  Independent Writing Skills – Building Writers, scaffolding writing practice
  Cursive Introduction, HWT style of cursive
  Break
  Cursive Lowercase Letters and Connections, Review and Mastery, Cursive Capitals
  Cursive Writing Activities, a Lifelong Skill
  Resources: myLWT, The Screener of Handwriting Proficiency
  Differentiated Instruction
4:30 p.m. Adjourn: Certificates of Attendance for 6.5 Contact Hours
Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc

Location & Lodging

Location:
Norris Conference Center Houston/City Centre

816 Town & Country Blvd, Ste 210
Houston, TX 77024
713.590.0950

Accommodations:
Hotel Sorella City Centre

800 Sorella Ct
Houston, TX 77024
713.973.1600

Four Points By Sheraton Houston West
10655 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024
281.501.4600

Directions

From Bush Intercontinental Airport: Follow the signs to IH-45 out of the airport to John F. Kennedy Blvd. Turn right (go West) on Beltway 8 (Sam Houston Tollway). Stay on Beltway 8 for 2 toll plazas and exit Memorial. Stay on the frontage road and pass under I-10 – far left hand lane. Before the next light, which is Kimberley, make a U-Turn in the U-Turn lane. Keep right and enter the CityCentre parking garage, which is just after the Hotel Sorella. Follow signs to the third level and the NCC entrance.

From Downtown Houston: Take I-10 westbound and exit at the Beltway 8 frontage road. Take a left under the overpass and stay on the frontage road. Before the next light, which is Kimberley, make a U-Turn in the U-Turn lane. Keep right and enter the CityCentre parking garage, which is just after the Hotel Sorella. Follow signs to the third level and the NCC entrance.

From West of Houston – (Katy area): Take I-10 Eastbound to the Beltway 8 frontage road. Turn right under the overpass and stay on the frontage road. Before the next light, which is Kimberley, make a U-Turn in the U-Turn lane. Keep right and enter the CityCentre parking garage, which is just after the Hotel Sorella. Follow signs to the third level and the NCC entrance.

From the South Sam Houston Toll Way: Take Sam Houston Toll Way to the Memorial exit. Stay on the frontage road past Memorial and Kimberley. Keep right and enter the CityCentre parking garage, which is just after the Hotel Sorella. Follow signs to the third level and the NCC entrance.

Parking: Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees. Here is a link to additional information: http://norriscenters.com/houston-citycentre-map/

Dining

Straits Houston City Center – 800 Sorella Ct, 713.365.9922 – 361 ft SE
RA Sushi Bar – 799 Town & Country Blvd, 713.331.2792 – 481 ft S
Ruggles Green – 801 Town & Country Blvd, 713.464.5557 – 157 ft S
Yard House Houston – 800 Sorella Ct, 713.461.9273 – 379 ft S
Studio Movie Grill – 822 Town & Country Blvd, 713.461.4449 – 275 ft N
Cyclone Anaya's Mexican Kitchen – 800 Town & Country Blvd, 713.461.1300 – 395 ft S

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