Best Practices to Take Emergent Writers to Early Writers

Description & Objectives


Are you a new or current user of Handwriting Without Tears? This learning experience is perfect for you.

• Best practices for helping children progress from emergent writers to early writers
• How to incorporate hands-on letter play activities, then teach correct letter and number formation habits
• Guidance for whole-class and center-based teaching
• The developmental progression of how children develop writing skills
• How to help emergent writers transition from capitals to lowercase letters

Participants: Pre-K—K Educators
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $49.00

Live Virtual Learning Experience


  • Interact via collaborative learning
  • Network with peers
  • Collect actionable strategies from colleagues
  • Participate in guided reflection and action planning
  • Prepare to apply new learning in your practice
  • Earn a certificate upon completion

Learning Outcomes:

1. Use Hands-On Letter Play activities to teach good habits for letter formation prior to writing on paper.
2. Identify the developmental progression of how children develop writing skills.
3. Apply best practices for transitioning emergent writers from capitals to lowercase letters.

Workshop attendees will receive a 15% discount and free shipping on their next order.*

*orders between $25 and $500, excludes workshop purchases, one time use. Free shipping for continental U.S. and Canada only.
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