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K–5 Keyboarding & Digital Citizenship Workshop

Chicago, IL ← Other topics offered
Half day.
4.5 Contact Hours
$200
Fri Apr 21, 2017
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 BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop) workshop; however, it is not a requirement. (Laptops only. Flash-enabled.)

This is an intermediate level workshop.

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 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
Free Materials:
  • Keyboarding Without Tears®
    (2 student licenses for each grade, K–5)
Free Materials Your Registration Includes: 4.5 Total Contact Hours $120 in Total 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

Location & Lodging

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago O'Hare Airport
2930 South River Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60018
847-296-8900
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From Airport: Follow I-190 East and exit at River Road North. Follow River Road one mile and hotel will be located on your left side.

From North: Take I-294 South to I-190 West to O'Hare Airport (You must have change for the I-190 toll). Exit at Mannheim Road North. Go 1.0 mile to Higgins Road, turn right. Go 0.6 miles to Devon Avenue. Take a slight left. Go 0.6 miles to Des Plaines River Road, turn left. Go 0.3 miles and the hotel will be located on the left side.

From South: Take I-294 North and exit at River Road (You must have change for the River Road toll). Proceed to traffic light and turn left onto Des Plaines River Road. Proceed 1.0 mile to hotel which is located on the left side.

From West: Take I-90 East to I-190 West to O'Hare Airport. (You must have change for the I-190 toll). Exit at Mannheim Road North. Go 1.0 mile to Higgins Road, turn right. Go 0.6 miles to Devon Avenue. Take a slight left. Go 0.6 miles to Des Plaines River Road, turn left. Go 0.3 miles and the hotel will be located on the left side.

From East: Follow I-90 West to I-190 West. Exit at River Road. Turn left onto River Road. Follow River Road one mile to hotel which is located on left side.

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. If you registered for an onsite workshop, we will email you workshop details 10 days prior to the workshop date. If you registered for an online workshop, we will email you workshop details 3 days prior to the online workshop date.

We accept school purchase orders via mail, fax and/or you can upload through our website.

If you have any special requests for an onsite workshop, (preferred area, handicap access needs, etc.) please call our office (402.492.2766) to discuss these requests.

Get Set for School | Handwriting Without Tears | Keyboarding 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.

Get Set for School | Handwriting Without Tears | Keyboarding 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.

If you are registered for an onsite workshop, you may cancel up to 10 days prior for a $35 cancellation fee.

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

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