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

    Price: 535.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $285.00

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

    Price: 385.00

    Attend additional workshops on the same weekend and save $135.00

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Pre-K Readiness & Writing Workshop

Detroit, MI ← Other topics offered
Half day.
3.5 Contact Hours
$250
Fri Feb 3, 2017
See workshop location and directions listed below.

The award-winning Get Set for School® Pre-K curriculum uses lively music and playful activities to help young children build a solid foundation for school success.

This upbeat workshop introduces a readiness curriculum full of developmentally appropriate activities that teach children about letters, body awareness, numbers, sequencing, and sharing in a fun, engaging, and informal manner.

The Get Set for School Pre-K Readiness & Writing Workshop is an introductory level class.

Pre-K Readiness & Writing Objectives
  • Plan your instruction based on developmental stages for writing readiness
  • Model activities that develop important social-emotional skills, including body awareness, taking turns, and sharing
  • Practice using Wood Piece Play to teach size, shape, and position concepts for pre-writing and sensory motor skills
  • Identify how music and hands-on play can boost capital and lowercase letter recognition
  • Experience our step-by-step approach to effectively teach coloring skills
  • Use Hands-On Letter Play to build beginning habits for letter and number formations
  • Use My First School Book to help children progress from tracing their letters and numbers to writing their names
Included in Pre-K Readiness and Writing
Free Materials:
  • Readiness & Writing Pre-K Teacher's Guide
  • My First School Book Pre-K activity book
  • Sing Along CD – Get Set for School
  • Roll-A-Dough Letters®
  • Stamp and See Screen®
  • Mat for Wood Pieces
  • Wood Pieces Set for Capital Letters
  • Slate Chalkboard
  • Canvas Bag
Free Materials

Your Registration Includes: 3.5 Total Contact Hours $125 in Total Free Materials

Schedule
8:00 a.m. Registration: Coffee and pastries
8:30 a.m. 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. Adjourn: Certificate of Attendance for 3.5 Contact Hours

Location & Lodging

Doubletree Detroit
5801 Southfield Expressway
Detroit, MI 48228
313-336-3340
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**



Directions

From the West (I-94): I-94 East to M-39 North (Southfield Freeway) to Ford Rd. (Exit 7) West. Once on Ford Rd. West, at 2nd light turn right.

From the West (I-96): I-96 East to M-39 South (Southfield Freeway) to Ford Rd. (Exit 7) West. Once on Ford Rd. West, at 1st light turn right.

From the East (I-94): I-94 West to M-39 North (Southfield Freeway) to Ford Rd. (Exit 7) West. Once on Ford Rd. West, at 2nd light turn right.

From the South (I-75): I-75 North to M-39 North (Southfield Freeway) to Ford Rd. (Exit 7) West. Once on Ford Rd. West, at 2nd light turn right.

From the South (US-24):
US-24 (Telegraph Rd) to Ford Rd. East (Right Turn) and travel . 3 mi., turn left just before Southfield Freeway entrance.

From the North (I-75): I-75 South to I-696 West to M-39 South (Southfield Freeway) to Ford Rd. (Exit 7) West. Once on Ford Rd. West, at 2nd light turn right.

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. 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