Emergent Writing for Pre-K

Description & Objectives

Join Pre-K Curriculum Experts | Earn 2 Contact Hours

Discover proven and engaging multisensory strategies to foster readiness and writing skills. During this virtual workshop, you will experience how to use music, hands-on manipulatives, and technology to help children develop emergent writing. Learn strategies for teaching grip, alphabet knowledge and coloring skills in preparation for writing letters, numbers and their names.

Description & Objectives

Participants: Pre-K educators and occupational therapists

Time: 2 hours

Cost: $225

During this virtual workshop, you will experience how to use music, hands-on manipulatives, and technology to help children develop emergent writing. Additionally, you will discover strategies for teaching grip, alphabet knowledge, numbers and their names, and coloring skills in preparation for writing letters.

This workshop will focus on developmentally appropriate practice with the Get Set for School Readiness & Writing program! Readiness & Writing is part of the GSS Complete Curriculum.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Plan your instruction based on developmental stages for readiness that will foster important sensory motor and social-emotional skills.
  • Identify playful ways to teach fine motor skills and grip using music and tools for little hands
  • Experience our step-by-step approach to effectively teach coloring skills
  • Use purposeful hands-on, multisensory manipulatives, music and digital learning to teach size, shape, position in space, and alphabet knowledge to support emergent writing skill development.
  • Use purposefully designed materials to help children progress from coloring, tracing letters & numbers to writing their names

Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.



Live Virtual Learning Experience

MAXIMIZE ENGAGEMENT & IMPACT

  • 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

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.

Emergent Writing for Pre-K $225 | 2 hours

Schedule

Agenda

  • Plan your instruction based on the developmental stages of writing readiness
  • Understand the importance of multisensory, readiness activities and identify developmentally appropriate ways to introduce Wood Pieces Set for Capital Letters and Mat Man
  • Learn age-appropriate ways to teach crayon grip and a developmental approach to grow coloring skills
  • Learn how to integrate the Pre-K Interactive Teaching Tool with your students to enhance and support your lessons
  • Understand the importance of the child-friendly progression from letter play, to tracing capitals, to introducing lowercase letters and name writing in title case.

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