Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Christina Bretz, OTR/L; and Keith Kline, OTR/L
Sponsored by Learning Without Tears
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Join us to reimagine your handwriting teaching strategies. In this edWebinar, Christina Bretz, OTR, and Keith Kline, OTR, will explore how to integrate digital teaching technology into writing instruction. Plus, you’ll get a chance to review developmentally appropriate ways to provide additional writing practice for your students. Christina and Keith also will share ways to revolutionize your handwriting instruction with fun, multisensory tools and sample lesson plans that will provide clear examples of how to implement new strategies to evolve with standards and trends.
During this edWebinar, you will learn about:
- The importance of handwriting and its effective instruction
- The foundational skills of written communication
- Integrating a digital teaching platform into daily handwriting instruction
- Identifying strategies and tools to help support handwriting instruction
There will be a Q&A segment following the presentation. K-5 teachers, principals, and curriculum directors will benefit from this live, interactive event. Attend this session to learn how to reimagine your handwriting teaching strategies!
About the Presenters
Christina Bretz is an occupational therapist from Lexington, KY. Christina has extensive pediatric experience providing services to children in school settings, early intervention, home health care and private tutoring. She established an annual summer handwriting camp utilizing the Handwriting Without Tears® program. Currently, Christina works as a program specialist and national presenter for Learning Without Tears. Additionally, she tutors children who are experiencing difficulties with handwriting.
Keith R. Kline, OTR/L received his Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy from Quinninpiac College in Hamden, CT. He has been practicing pediatric OT in a school setting since September 1999. He currently works in the Coventry Public Schools in Coventry, RI where he works with all students, especially those with exceptionalities, from the pre-K to middle school levels. He has over 13 years of experience working with the Learning Without Tears® family of products: Get Set For School, Handwriting Without Tears, and Keyboarding Without Tears. He has provided numerous presentations using these programs and is a national workshop presenter for the Learning Without Tears company. He offers private tutoring sessions for those families that wish to help their students improve their handwriting and keyboarding skills.
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