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SARA KING - WED 27 MARCH

THE ROLE OF HANDWRITING IN THE MODERN 'TECHNO' ERA

PRIMARY SCHOOL STAFF INCLUDING SCHOOL AND CURRICULUM LEADERS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, SPECIAL EDUCATION COORDINATORS, AND SCHOOL ASSISTANTS - TWILIGHT SESSION

PRESENTED BY SARA KING, PAEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development around handwriting skill development and technology introduction. The workshop will provide information about the complex nature of handwriting, why it should remain a key learning outcome for students despite the significant increase in technology use in daily life and how to encourage handwriting development for students who are experiencing difficulties in this area. It will also explore when technology substitutes should be considered and supported.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Greater understanding of the complex skill integration needed for successful handwriting outcomes
  • Awareness of environmental factors that influence handwriting skill development
  • Ability to critique a student’s handwriting performance and impact on their learning outcomes
  • Understanding when technology substitute may have a role

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Event Properties

Event Date 27/03/2019 4:00 pm
Event End Date 27/03/2019 6:00 pm
Register by 25/03/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $80.00 GST INC
Location The Highway
$80.00


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