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Rx for Writing – Fundamentals | ONLINE

October 15 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm EDT

This lecture and laboratory workshop provides JK to Gr. 3 educators with foundational understandings from brain research on how handwriting develops from a biological and cognitive development perspective and the instructional implications.

Educators will explore how handwriting impacts the brain and examine the link between handwriting, reading, and spelling.

Rx for Writing - Fundamentals

This workshop will include:

  • the neurological basis of writing development
  • a multi-model approach to design and implement handwriting and written expression lesson plans
  • mediated learning as the instructional methodology in handwriting and written expression instruction
  • informal assessments of students’ handwriting and written expression.

This workshop has two parts:

Asychronous Learning Activities (approx. 8 hours pre-workshop): includes watching four PPT lectures, completing a knowledge assessment, reading five research/journal articles and reviewing online resources.

Synchronous Virtual Classroom Instruction (8 hours Zoom online): includes lectures and demonstrations with other participants.

Dates & Times

October 15, 2022
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM EST

Location

This course will be offered entirely online, through a platform called Zoom. You will need a laptop or desktop computer (PC or MAC) with camera, audio and microphone capability as well as a reliable internet connection.

Cost

Regular Rate: $675.00 (Save $75, register by September 24, 2022! Use code “earlybird” at checkout!)

NILD Registered Therapist Rate: $625.00 (Save $75, register by September 24, 2022! Use code “earlybird” at checkout!)

Syllabus
Registration Deadline

October 6, 2022

Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
8:30 am - 5:30 pm EDT
Event Category: