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

    Price: 525.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $225.00

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

    Price: 395.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $95.00

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K–5 Handwriting Workshop

San Antonio, TX ← Other topics offered
Full day.
6.5 Contact Hours
$300 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $335
Sat Oct 5, 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 and stages of learning, and be introduced to our two handwriting assessments (the NEW 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

$1,800 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
  • Virtual PD Hub Membership
  • 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 - San Antonio
618 NW Loop 410 Ste 207
San Antonio, TX 78216
210.738.0040

Lodging:
Aloft Hotel
838 NW Loop 410
210.541.8881
Distance from NCC: Next Door

Drury Inn & Suites San Antonio Airport
95 NE Interstate 410 Loop
210.308.8100
Distance from NCC: 1.2 miles

La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Airport
850 Halm Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78216
210.342.3738
Distance from NCC: 1.4 miles

**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From Downtown San Antonio - Head north out of the city to pick up Interstate-10 West. Take Exit 564B to merge onto Interstate-410 East (also called Loop 410). Take Exit 19, following all signs for Blanco Road. At the sign, turn right onto Blanco Road. Turn left on Park North shopping center (entrance will be on your left). Keep driving straight and Norris Conference Centers entrance will be located on your right.

From San Antonio International Airport - Exit the terminal on Airport Boulevard. Turn right onto the access road for Interstate-410 West (also called Loop 410). Take Exit 20A for Blanco Road. Turn left onto Blanco Road. Turn left on Park North shopping center (entrance will be on your left). Keep driving straight and Norris Conference Centers entrance will be located on your right.

Parking: Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees. - Note from venue on parking: Please park ONLY in the Parking Garage (beneath the facility) - Property Management is actively towing visitors ignoring parking signage. Parking on the surface lot in areas marked "NO NORRIS PARKING" will result in your vehicle BEING TOWED.

Dining

Panda Express - 834 NW Loop 410, 210.348.6379
Earth Burger - 818 NW Loop 410, 210.524.1086
Chipotle - 438 NW Loop 410, 210.340.0571
LongHorn Steakhouse - 7439 San Pedro Ave, 210.348.5724

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