Grow Your Kindergarten Writers The Foundation Seminars

ABC Phonics + Kindergarten Handwriting + Authentic Sight Word Work

Multisensory ABC and Phonics Immersion: Building the Reading Brain

This seminar will focus on three powerful strategies: Simultaneously build ABC recognition, phonics skills, and fingerspelling while joyfully building the reading brain. Learn proven strategies with step-by-step video tutorials needed to make Best Practices routine in your classroom.

Chapter Overview

This one-hour seminar is broken into chapters of practical content and proven strategies. Unlimited access + all resources.

Overview of Multisensory ABC Phonics 15:25
Learn American Sign Language (ASL) 15:54
Personalize Your ABC Phonics Program 9:20
Work with Diverse Learners 8:40
FAQ and Common Core Connections 11:40
Use Self-Assessment Guidelines 6:10

WOW! All these excellent resources at our finger tips! This is like Christmas for kindergarten teachers! – Celeste

Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters!

This seminar will focus on three powerful strategies to teach kindergarten handwriting: “Name Ticket” with Parents as Partners, drawing connections, and authentic word work. Learn proven strategies, with a step-by-step video tutorial, and make good handwriting and joyful learning routine in your classroom!

Chapter Overview

This one-hour seminar is broken into chapters of practical content and proven strategies. Unlimited access + all resources.

Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting 11:45
Use a Name Ticket Model 13:38
Handwriting Lessons in September 21:20
Meaningful Handwriting Practice 2:55
Building Handwriting Fluency 9:45

I watched your videos and I love them. Your passion for teaching is contagious. – Rossana

Joyful Accelerated Literacy with High-Frequency Sight Words: We Call Them “Heart Words”

This seminar will demonstrate five proven kindergarten strategies for teaching sight words: Sing, Sign, Spell, and Read!, visible learning props with Parents as Partners, crystal-clear learning targets, fluency building sentences, and learning celebrations! Learn proven practices with a step-by-step video tutorial. Build stamina for writing workshop!

Chapter Overview

This one-hour seminar is broken into chapters of practical content and proven strategies. Unlimited access + all resources.

Teach High-Frequency Words 16:36
Writing “Heart Word” Sentences 10:48
Multisensory Teaching Lessons 12:58
Sing, Sign, Spell, and Read! 6:40
The King of “ing” 10:45
Review and Goals 8:20

So many practical ideas that can be modified further for my severe special education kindergarten and pre-K students... – Jeannine

About Nellie Edge

For more than three decades, Nellie Edge has been teaching and inspiring kindergarten teachers around the globe. Her proven literacy strategies are grounded in evidence-based research. Teachers everywhere have seen higher student achievement and joyful, engaged learners when they’ve followed her proven practices and used her extensive resources.

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Reimagining Professional Development

Comparison of Nellie Edge Live vs Online Seminars

Instruction provided by Nellie Edge and Master Kindergarten Teachers with proven strategies appropriate for literacy coaches, preK-1, Special Needs, and Speech and Language teachers.

Live Writing Seminars Online Writing Seminars
Content

A brief overview of the Kindergarten Writing Program (10 High-Impact Strategies)

20 minutes of demonstration for each strategy

In-depth instruction for ABC Phonics, Handwriting, High-Frequency "Heart Words"

3 1-hour comprehensive step-by-step video tutorials covering these foundational strategies

Expanded demonstrations of each proven writing strategy. These are the essential skills kindergartners need to become proficient writers. Three times the content and resources!

Resources Some provided, actual “programs” are available for purchase, separately All Nellie Edge resources are included in digital form and organized for easy download. Many new items were created.
Registration Easy online registration
Professional Development Credit Optional 1-3 credits available for an additional fee and practicum project. Each credit requires a 15 hour practicum of your choice. General Practicum Suggestions provided. Optional 1-3 credits available for an additional fee and practicum project. Each credit requires a 15 hour practicum of your choice Seminar-Specific Practicum Suggestions provided.
Certificate of Completion Indicates 6 hours of instruction Indicates 1 hour of instruction with a space for you to document 15 or more hours of practicum work, designed to share with your supervisor. Download certificate from your account upon completion.
Frequency One time only event: No chance to review key concepts or strategies Unlimited access to review strategies as often as needed
Cost $239 per day $117 for unlimited access and all resources ($39 each)
Updates Not available All new updates automatically added.
Location Limited cities, usually in Oregon Study anywhere, any place, anytime. No travel needed!
Collaboration Encouraged to attend and dialog with colleagues We encourage teams of (preK-1) teachers to individually study each Nellie Edge Seminar and gather for group dialog and planning.
Self-Evaluation, goals and follow through Self-Evaluation is not included as a part of the actual seminar. Detailed Self-Assessment Guidelines, Seminar Specific Practicum Suggestions, and support to make "best practices" routine in your classroom!
Online Forum Not available Available: Nellie Edge responds to questions and comments
Weekly Support from Nellie Edge Weekly Focus/Blogs with ongoing curriculum connections. Look for our updated responsive website with new articles, free resources, and easy search feature in September.
Membership Nellie Edge Excellence in Kindergarten and Early Literacy website: Complimentary membership is our gift to all educators wanting to build Joyful Pathways to Accelerated Literacy.

We created these Online Seminars to give both new and experienced teachers a more comprehensive experience with our systematic, proven, research-based literacy practices that are art-rich and involve Parents as Partners. –Nellie Edge

3 Nellie Edge Online Seminars Package - Save $60

Purchase the 3 Foundation Seminars for $39 each (reg $59), with unlimited, on-demand access, and free resources.

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