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Seminar: Get Set For School™ (GSS) Literacy & Math Workshop

The award-winning Get Set for School® Pre-K curriculum uses lively music and playful activities to teach number concepts, geometry, sequencing, phonological awareness, vocabulary, and concepts about print. Our dynamic Pre-K Literacy & Math Workshop introduces developmentally appropriate activities that are sure to energize your classroom. Discover how our tools and strategies can help you transform potentially complex concepts, so they are relevant and enticing for young learners. The Get Set for School Pre-K Literacy & Math Workshop is an introductory level class.

Dates:5 Dec 2019 (Thu)
Time:9am - 12.30pm
Venue:Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium.
317 Outram Road
Singapore 169075
Speaker: Dr. Peter Giroux, PhD, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

Dr. Peter Giroux is a full-time tenured Professor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Northeast Louisiana University in 1987. He has a Master of Health Science degree (MHS) from Mississippi College and a Doctoral degree (PhD) in Clinical Health Sciences from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is also a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association (FAOTA). He has numerous presentations, publications and research projects in the areas of occupational therapy; handwriting evaluation, intervention and instruction; and keyboarding evaluation, intervention and instruction. In addition to academic responsibilities, he remains an active practitioner by providing occupational therapy services and assistive technology services in a school-based setting in his hometown of Madison, MS. He has all-encompassing experience serving students with special and exceptional needs in addition to typically developing students. He has utilized LWT programs since 1995 with children of all ages in both public and private schools as well as with children in both regular and special education settings. Peter has been a National Workshop Presenter and consultant for LWT since March of 2000 providing training throughout the United States as well as international presentations and educational workshops. In addition, Dr. Giroux designs and presents his own courses in the areas of assistive technologies autism, classroom management, classroom environments, developmental disorders, dysgraphia, neurological dysfunctions and interventions, play and play based assessment/intervention and also in the areas of vision, visual perception and visual motor skills for therapists and educators.

Course Outline
  • Registration: Materials & handouts
  • Pre-K Discovery: The importance of self-directed discovery and explicit instruction and how they apply to playful learning
  • Developmental Scope and Sequence of Pre-K Math and Literacy: Developmental way of teaching to address different learning styles
  • Pre-K Number and Math Skills: Multisensory activities and materials to teach children number concepts, geometry, patterns/algebra, numbers and operations, data representation, problem solving, and measurement
  • Break
  • Pre-K Language and Literacy Skills: Multisensory activities and materials that teach children alphabet knowledge, phonological awareness, comprehension, writing, and concepts about print
  • Check Readiness
  • Apply What You've Learned: How to implement materials and strategies in your Pre-K environment
  • Adjourn
Course Objectives
  • Implement effective, hands-on strategies that build early literacy and math concepts
  • Bring language to life for children through proven developmentally appropriate activities
  • Demonstrate developmentally appropriate activities for early number, shape, pattern, and math awareness
  • Make language and math concepts fun and meaningful as you teach early math and language standards
Who Can Benefit?

Occupational therapists, students of occupational therapy, teachers(sped and mainstream), and parents

Course Fees & Closing Dates
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$)
15 Sep 2019 380
Normal Till Full 480

Please note that any registration and payment come after 06 Oct 2019, there will be additional charges of SGD $50 for the shipping of the materials. If the order cannot be processed in time by USA, you will only receive the materials after seminar. Please sign up ASAP.