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Foundational Skills and Activities for Handwriting

Course: #30424Level: IntroductorySubject Area: Understanding principles of child development and learning1 Hour 90 Reviews
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This course details the multiple foundational motor and perceptual skills required for handwriting such as bilateral coordination, visual spatial relations, visual motor skills and grip patterns. The main focus is on developmental activities for each foundational skill area to promote prewriting skills.

This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled “Developmental Foundations of Handwriting”, course 31154, which is offered for 2 clock hours (0.2 CEUs).

This course is also part of many of the CDA Packages offered by continued Early Childhood Education. Please visit the links below to learn more about how to use our library if you are interested in coursework to support acquisition of a CDA credential or to renew your CDA credential.

Course created on January 11, 2018

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Course Type: Video, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AZ Registry/1.0; CA Registry/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; HI/1.0; IA Registry/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID Stars/1.0; IL Gateways/1.0 B345755; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY ECE-TRIS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI Registry/1.0; MN/1.0; MO Open/1.0; NC DCDEE/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJCCIS/1.0; NV Registry/1.0; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OK Registry/1.0; OR/1.0; PA Keys/1.0; SC Endeavors/1.0; SD/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT NLCCV/1.0; WA STARS/1.0; WI Registry/1.0; WY Stars/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAt the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of handwriting and the multiple motor and perceptual requirements for successful handwriting.
  • checkmarkAt the conclusion of this course, participants will be able identify six developmental grasp patterns and ways to change a non-functional grasp.
  • checkmarkAt the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to describe how to create activities to support bilateral coordination, postural control, midline crossing, fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills, visual motor skills, letter and number recognition, motor memory, and language skills and attention.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Handwriting Pre-Requisites
10-20 Minutes Postural Control, Midline Crossing, Bilateral Coordination
20-30 Minutes Hand Strength and Control
30-40 Minutes Visual Perceptual Skills
40-45 Minutes Visual Motor Skills, Letter Recognition, Motor Memory
45-55 Minutes Language Skills and Attention, Handwriting Programs
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Dena Bishop was paid an honorarium for this course by continued.com.Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Arizona Registry

This course is approved by the Arizona Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry

continued is an Approved Training Sponsor with the California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Iowa Child Care Provider Training Registry

continued is approved to provide professional development for Iowa DHS child care credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC,is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


IdahoSTARS

continued is an approved training provider for IdahoSTARS. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Illinois Gateways

Illinois Gateways

continued is an Authorized Entity for the Illinois Gateways Registry, organization number B345755 . This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Kentucky ECE-TRIS

This course is approved by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Care. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Michigan Registry

This course is approved by the Michigan Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Missouri OPEN Initiative

This course has been approved by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for child care licensing and MOPD registry credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


North Carolina DCDEE

North Carolina DCDEE

This course is approved by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE). This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


New Jersey Workforce Registry

continued is an approved Training Agency with the New Jersey Workforce Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Nevada Registry

This course has been approved by the Nevada Registry for child care licensing and registry credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Oklahoma Registry

This course is approved by the Oklahoma Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


PA Keys to Professional Development

This course is approved by the PA Keys to Professional Development Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


South Carolina Endeavors Registry

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Vermont Northern Lights

continued is an approved online training organization by Vermonts Northern Lights Career Development Center. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Washington STARS

continued is approved to provide professional development for Washington STARS training hours. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


The Registry - Wisconsin

This course has been approved by the Wisconsin Registry as registered training for child care licensing credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).


Wyoming Stars

This course has been approved by Wyoming Stars for child care licensing and registry credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).