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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Boston/Newton, MA ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$245
Sun Jan 29, 2017
See workshop location and directions listed below.

The Handwriting Assessment Workshop will provide all the training necessary for you to assess a range of developmental levels.

Please bring a small calculator to this workshop. Calculators on your phone are acceptable.

The Handwriting Assessment Workshop is an advanced level class.

Handwriting Assessment Objectives
  • Recognize the developmental progression of assessing the skills of handwriting
  • Administer the Pre-K Readiness & Writing Assessment and the Screener of Handwriting Proficiency for universal, whole class evaluation
  • Describe 8 basic handwriting components essential to handwriting success
  • Administer, score, and interpret The Print Tool for 1:1 evaluation
  • Write parent-friendly reports, set goals, and document progress for evidence-based practice
  • Discover remediation strategies to improve handwriting
  • Identify the benefits and process of becoming a certified handwriting specialist
Included in Handwriting Assessment
Free Materials:
  • The Print Tool Evaluation & Remediation Package
    -OR-
    2 Refill Packages (If you register for the refills instead of The Print Tool, please remember to bring your Print Tool to the workshop.)
  • Canvas Bag

Your Registration Includes:
7 Total Contact Hours $80 in Total Free Materials

Schedule
7:30 a.m. Registration: Coffee and Danish
8:00 a.m. Understanding Handwriting Curricula: Become a knowledgeable handwriting consumer. Compare handwriting curricula.
Pre-K Readiness & Writing Assessment and The Screener of Handwriting Proficiency: Understand a developmental approach to assessing handwriting skills. Identify handwriting components that define handwriting legibility. Use results to enhance handwriting lessons, remediate or administer further testing.
Preview The Print Tool: Learn about forms and materials. Develop a functional approach to understanding how and when to administer The Print Tool.
Break
EVALUATE
Score The Print Tool:
Utilize the Print Tool manual, Student Worksheets for Capitals/Numbers and Lowercase, Transparent Measuring Tool and Evaluation Scoresheet. Calculate scores.
11:30 a.m. Lunch on Your Own
12:30 p.m. Score The Print Tool: Continued
Independent Case Study: Score Chandler
Q & A: Individual help during case study
Break: Snack and beverage served
REMEDIATE
More Than a Score! Handwriting Remediation:

Write reports. Use the Remediate Plan Worksheet to set goals, choose activities, and track progress.
Information about HWT Level 1 Certification:
Benefits, eligibility, and requirements for becoming a certified handwriting specialist.
Q & A
4:30 p.m. Certificate of Attendance for 7 Contact Hours

Location & Lodging

Marriott Boston Newton
2345 Commonwealth Ave
Newton, MA 02466
617-969-1000
**Handwriting Without Tears does not do a block of rooms**

Directions

From Boston Int'l Airport: Follow signs to Ted Williams Tunnel/I-90 W (Mass Pike). Continue on I-90 W to Exit 15 (I-95 N). Follow signs to Route 30 East (Exit 24). Turn right onto Route 30 E, hotel is 1/2 mile on the left.

From TF Green Airport: Follow signs to I-95 North. Take I-95 to Exit 24 Rt 30 East. Take Rt 30 East a 1/2 mile. The hotel will be on the left.

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

Dining

Onsite:
Riverbend Bar & Grill (lunch, dinner)

Offsite:
Dunkin Donuts – 2096 Commonwealth Ave, 617-964-0622
Tom's Pizza & Sandwich Shop – 423 Lexington St, 617-969-4979
Bocca Bella Bistro & Café – 442 Lexington St, 617-928-1200
The Knotty Pine Lunch – 295 Auburn St, 617-527-9864

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.

Get Set for School and Handwriting 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 and Handwriting 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.

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