Kindergarten teacher professional development by Nellie Edge

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Growing Kindergarten Writers

The Foundation Seminars

  • 1. Multisensory ABC and Phonics Immersion: Building the Reading Brain
  • 2. Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters!
  • 3. Authentic Sight Word Work (We call them “Heart Words”)
nellie edge online seminars for kindergarten teachers

1. Multisensory ABC and Phonics Immersion: Building the Reading Brain

See a short preview of: 20 Days to 26 Letters and Sounds

Keep learning active and authentic, and engage all modalities to build the reading and writing brain. Discover an elegantly simple and joyful pathway to ABC Phonics fluency.
  • Multiply your teaching effectiveness with “Parents as Partners”.
  • Fingerspell to create memory hooks for learning letters and sounds and to build small muscle skills for writing.
  • Inspire children to love learning.
This one-hour seminar is conveniently broken into 6 chapters of practical content and proven strategies. Choose what you want to make routine in your classroom!
Download chapter overview.
  • Step-by-step online video tutorials - watch from any device
  • Classroom resources - organized & ready to use ($159 value)
  • 100+ page Power Guide - A comprehensive seminar companion with resource connections.
Resources include: The complete Handwriting and "Heart Word" Programs, classroom props, editable parent letters, templates and more... See complete list
You’ll learn how to build the reading and writing brain through music and the arts. These are the foundation for creating memorable and joyful pathways to accelerated literacy.
Each seminar features one of Nellie Edge’s highest-impact, proven early writing strategies and all necessary downloadable resources. Your students will become proficient writers while learning how to persevere, work hard, and be kind.
All three foundation seminars demonstrate an authentic, meaning-centered approach to kindergarten writing with practical tools you can begin using immediately with powerful, long-term results. Create joyful pathways to the Common Core!
Please share with your literacy leaders! Download brochure
For questions please email.
  • Optional 1-3 Professional Development credits per seminar.
  • You can take your Professional Development right into the classroom with seminar-specific practicum projects. Download Practicum Suggestions
  • Includes unlimited access to all seminar resources.
Make these high-impact strategies routine in your classroom—watch children thrive!

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

$49 each (3 for $117)

Video tutorials with unlimited access + ready-to-use classroom resources!

2. Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters!

See a short preview of: Use the Name Ticket Strategy

If handwriting motions are not efficient, it interferes with the whole writing process.
  • Give children the gift of lifelong habits for legible handwriting beginning with their name.
  • Weave handwriting into authentic literacy lessons.
This one-hour seminar is conveniently broken into 5 chapters of practical content and proven strategies. Choose what to use in your classroom!
Download chapter overview.
  • Step-by-step online video tutorials - watch from any device
  • Classroom resources - organized & ready to use ($159 value)
  • 100+ page Power Guide - A comprehensive seminar companion with resource connections.
Resources include: The complete Handwriting and "Heart Word" Programs, classroom props, editable parent letters, templates and more... See complete list
You’ll learn how to build the reading and writing brain through music and the arts. These are the foundation for creating memorable and joyful pathways to accelerated literacy.
Each seminar features one of Nellie Edge’s highest-impact, proven early writing strategies and all necessary downloadable resources. Your students will become proficient writers while learning how to persevere, work hard, and be kind.
All three foundation seminars demonstrate an authentic, meaning-centered approach to kindergarten writing with practical tools you can begin using immediately with powerful, long-term results. Create joyful pathways to the Common Core!
Please share with your literacy leaders! Download brochure
For questions please email.
  • Optional 1-3 Professional Development credits per seminar.
  • You can take your Professional Development right into the classroom with seminar-specific practicum projects. Download Practicum Suggestions
  • Includes unlimited access to all seminar resources.
Make these high-impact strategies routine in your classroom—watch children thrive!

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

$49 each (3 for $117)

Video tutorials with unlimited access + ready-to-use classroom resources!

3. Authentic Sight Word Work (We call them “Heart Words”)

See a short preview of: Teach the King of “ing”

Dramatically increase student writing proficiency, motivation, and joy!
  • Give children crystal-clear learning targets and celebrate mastery.
  • Discover how writing teaches reading.
This one-hour seminar is conveniently broken into 6 chapters of practical content and proven strategies. Choose what to use in your classroom!
Download chapter overview.
  • Step-by-step online video tutorials - watch from any device
  • Classroom resources - organized & ready to use ($159 value)
  • 100+ page Power Guide - A comprehensive seminar companion with resource connections.
Resources include: The complete Handwriting and "Heart Word" Programs, classroom props, editable parent letters, templates and more... See complete list
You’ll learn how to build the reading and writing brain through music and the arts. These are the foundation for creating memorable and joyful pathways to accelerated literacy.
Each seminar features one of Nellie Edge’s highest-impact, proven early writing strategies and all necessary downloadable resources. Your students will become proficient writers while learning how to persevere, work hard, and be kind.
All three foundation seminars demonstrate an authentic, meaning-centered approach to kindergarten writing with practical tools you can begin using immediately with powerful, long-term results. Create joyful pathways to the Common Core!
Please share with your literacy leaders! Download brochure
For questions please email.
  • Optional 1-3 Professional Development credits per seminar.
  • You can take your Professional Development right into the classroom with seminar-specific practicum projects. Download Practicum Suggestions
  • Includes unlimited access to all seminar resources.
Make these high-impact strategies routine in your classroom—watch children thrive!

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

$49 each (3 for $117)

Video tutorials with unlimited access + ready-to-use classroom resources!

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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.
Learn more about Nellie Edge Online Seminars.

nellie edge online seminars for kindergarten teachers