Tag: Writing

Writing in Kindergarten

Teaching writing in kindergarten is a fun and rewarding experience! Rapinder will show you writing in a fun, relaxed, play-based kindergarten classroom. Come and see practical tips on scaffolding these early writers from September to June through photographs and video clips with lessons and examples of students’ work. She will also share ideas to support… Read more »

Write from the Start

Let’s explore the earliest learners and the importance of writing early in the year.  We will use hands on learning, oral language, and mentor texts to help us develop a focus on writing that can meet the child where they are and move them forward in their learning. Shelley is the District Primary Teacher for… Read more »

Foundations of Printing

The workshop will present the developmental foundations for preprinting and printing skills. These include pencil grasp, sitting position, hand dominance, and the formation of lines and shapes. We will also be presenting the program “Printing Like a Pro” which was developed by the OT’s at SunnyHill and UBC. It is simple, evidence based and importantly,… Read more »