Webinar Objectives

The following webinars are designed to support educators in successful curriculum implementation. This series includes three webinars. We recommend viewing Part One prior to using the curriculum with students. Parts Two and Three can be viewed immediately after Part One or at a later time. Ideally, we recommend viewing all webinars within three to four months of using the curriculum with students.

 

Part One: Understanding a Handwriting Lesson for the Kindergarten Classroom

Approximate Length: 40-60 minutes
 

Webinar Description:

Part One of our Getting Started Webinar for Kindergarten Classroom Implementation focuses on how to plan and teach a handwriting lesson and which materials to use for your kindergarten classroom.

 

Important Links:

Webinar Handout with Teacher's Guide

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Webinar Handout with HITT (The Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool™)

View Webinar with HITT (The Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool™)

 

Materials You Will Need: 

Appropriate grade-level student workbook (Kick Start Kindergarten for transitional kindergarten or Letters and Numbers for Me for kindergarten)

 

Webinar Objectives:

In this webinar you will:

  • Identify why the Handwriting Without Tears
  • curriculum is easy and effective to teach
  • Discover the importance of the student manipulatives
  • Learn how to plan and teach a handwriting lesson
  • Explore key workbook features that build foundational handwriting skills in young children
     

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View Webinar with HITT (The Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool™)

Part Two: Handwriting Mechanics to Independent Writing for the Kindergarten Classroom

Approximate Length: 50 minutes


Webinar Description:
Part Two of our Getting Started Webinar for Kindergarten Classroom Implementation goes beyond planning lessons to help you discover how teaching handwriting mechanics the correct way leads to successful independent writing.
 

Important Links:

Webinar Handout

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Materials You Will Need:

Appropriate grade-level student workbook (Kick Start Kindergarten for transitional kindergarten or Letters and Numbers for Me for kindergarten)

 

Webinar Objectives:

In this webinar you will:

  • Incorporate multisensory activities that build on handwriting mechanics to independent writing
  • Discover scaffolded learning in the student workbooks
  • Identify teaching strategies to help establish good handwriting skills
     

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Part Three: Best Practices for Yearlong Handwriting Success for the Kindergarten Classroom

Approximate Length: 34 minutes

 

Webinar Description:

Part Three of our Getting Started Webinar for Kindergarten Classroom Implementation focuses on establishing and maintaining best practices throughout the year for handwriting success.

 

Important Links:

Webinar Handout

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Materials You Will Need:

Appropriate grade-level student workbook (Kick Start Kindergarten for transitional kindergarten or Letters and Numbers for Me for kindergarten)

 

Webinar Objectives:

In this webinar you will:

  • Use the Screener of Handwriting Proficiency to help identify strategies for struggling writers
  • Identify strategies for struggling writers
  • Explore additional tips for classroom implementation

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Check out our Getting Started Webinar Series for first and second grades.
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Check out our Getting Started Webinar Series for keyboarding.