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Keys to Success for Digital Natives

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Keys to Success for Digital Natives

Presented by Paula Heinricher, MS, OTR/L, Learning Without Tears; and Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L, Learning Without Tears

Sponsored by Learning Without Tears

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Get all the keys you need for teaching keyboarding and digital citizenship to children who are growing up surrounded by technology. During this edWebinar, you’ll learn proven strategies for teaching technology to digital natives. Your students might have grown up with tablets, TVs, and cell phones, but are they equipped for online testing? Do they know how to be responsible digital citizens? Register now and find out how to set your students up for digital success!

By the end of this edWebinar, participants will understand:

  • Tips and tricks to teach digital natives new technology skills effectively
  • How to improve student keyboarding technique, specifically the Home Row and correct keyboard finger placement
  • The importance of implementing digital citizenship lessons into your keyboarding program
  • Ways to bolster keyboarding techniques, skills, and appropriate digital behaviors in your students

This edWebinar will be of interest to kindergarten through fifth-grade educators. There will be time to have your questions answered at the end of the presentation.


Paula HeinricherAbout the Presenters

Paula Heinricher is an occupational therapist with more than 20 years of professional experience. She has worked most extensively with the pediatric population. Her experiences include working in the schools (Pre-K through middle school), early intervention, and private practice. She has extensive experience using the Handwriting Without Tears and Get Set for School programs with children of all ability levels across all settings. Paula has been a National Workshop Presenter for Learning Without Tears since 2005. She also works privately with children who have fine motor, sensory motor, and handwriting concerns. Paula received her master of occupational therapy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is certified in Sensory Integration Therapy.


Tania FerrandinoTania is a program specialist and national workshop presenter for Learning Without Tears. She received her B.S. in occupational therapy from St. Loye’s School of Occupational Therapy in Exeter, England, and now lives in Dover, Delaware with her husband and children. Before joining Learning Without Tears, Tania worked as an occupational therapist in the school system with children of all ages and abilities.




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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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