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K–5 Keyboarding & Digital Citizenship Workshop

Princeton/East Windsor, NJ ← Other topics offered
Half day.
4.5 Contact Hours
$200
Fri Apr 28, 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

Holiday Inn East Windsor
399 Monmouth St
East Windsor, NJ 08520
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From NJ Turnpike (North/South):
Take Exit 8. After the toll, follow take the exit right and signs for Rt. 33 West toward Hightstown. At the traffic light, turn left onto Rt. 33 West. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Monmouth St. The hotel will be on your right.

From Philadelphia:
Take I-276/PA Turnpike East to the NJ Turnpike Extension. Merge onto the NJ Turnpike North. Follow directions above for NJ Turnpike.

From Trenton:
Take Rt. 206 or Rt. 29 South to I-195 East. Take Exit 6 for the NJ Turnpike North. Follow directions above for NJ Turnpike.

From Rt. 130 (N/S) to 133:
Take Rt. 130 to Rt. 133 East toward Freehold. In 3 miles, take the exit onto Rt. 33 West. toward Hightstown. Turn right at the end of the ramp. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Monmouth St. The hotel will be on your right.

From Princeton/Rt. 1:
From Rt. 1 take Washington Rd to Rt. 571 East (Princeton-Hightstown Rd). Continue on Rt. 571 East for nearly 5 miles. Take the jughandle for Rt. 133 East toward Freehold. Follow directions above for Rt. 133.

From Rt. 9, the Garden State Parkway, or Rt. 537, pick up Rt. 33 West. Follow it into East Windsor. Turn right onto Woodside Avenue. The hotel will be directly in front of you.

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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