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1 Camp Kindergarten Summer, 2008 You Are Invited to Camp Kindergarten! Camp Kindergarten 2007 in Atlanta was so AWESOME that we are going to offer even more seminars in 2008! Check out the dates and locations below and get your registration forms in early! I ve always thought it would be exciting to have a summer camp for early childhood teachers in a relaxed atmosphere where we could learn, sing, talk, share, and make materials for our classroom. I finally decided to JUST DO IT! I promise you that I m going to do my BEST to make it two of the most meaningful days of your summer! Dr. Jean Where? Gwinnett Convention Center & (Near Atlanta, GA) When? June 12 & 13, 2008 Arlington Convention Center (Near Dallas, TX) June 17 & 18, 2008 Indiana Convention Center (Indianapolis, IN) June 26 & 27 North Tahoe Conference Center (Lake Tahoe, CA) July 24 & 25 Who? What? How? Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade Teachers Workshop descriptions and the agenda for each day are on the following pages. Registration Fee: $279 for Both Days Fill out the attached application form and send it along with your method of payment to the address at the top of the form. Each day you will receive a CD and a 120 page notebook with ideas, patterns, and projects. You will also receive a goodie bag so you can carry home all your projects. (You will receive a certificate for 10 hours of training, but we will not be offering any CEU s.)

2 Morning refreshments will be served; lunch will be on your own. Please bring your own scissors, glue, and markers, as well as 20 sheets of colored construction paper, 4 poster boards, and 10 colored file folders if you wish to stay for the make and take. Totally Reading If we want children to enjoy reading and writing, then we have to provide activities that will capture their interest and motivate them. In this workshop, you ll learn how to replace worksheets with games, books, and activities that will engage students and help them succeed at their own level. You will learn: Meaningful applications from reading research How to sing standards Rhyming and chanting your way to phonological awareness Fun phonics Word wall activities Creative ways to enhance fluency Vocabulary builders Comprehension strategies Blank books to reinforce reading and writing skills How to create a literate environment How to plant a love of reading in children s hearts! You will receive the Totally Reading CD with songs that support skills, plus a 120 page handbook of simple and practical activities and patterns.

3 Camp Kindergarten Agenda Totally Reading Day One 7:30-8:30 Registration 8:30-9:00 Brain Energizers Sing Along 9:00-9:30 Review of research Focusing on standards 9:30-10:00 Creating a Literate Environment Phonemic Awareness 10:00-10:30 Break 10:30-11:45 Fun Phonics Word Games and Fluency 11:45-1:00 Lunch on your own 1:00-1:30 Sharing Stories and Oral Language 1:30-2:45 Comprehension Vocabulary Writing Connections 2:45-3:00 Review and Questions Recall 3:00-4:30 Optional* Make and Take Networking *Please bring the supplies below if you wish to stay for the make and take. This will be a great opportunity for you to share with new friends, ask questions, and make materials for your classroom. You will need: scissors, glue, markers, 20 sheets of colored construction paper, 4 sheets colored poster board, 10 colored file folders

4 Totally Math and Classroom Management Tips & Tricks Math fever will spread through your room in the coming year with the catchy tunes, games, and movement ideas you will learn! You ll also discover creative strategies for reinforcing skills and providing for the broad range of learners in your classroom. Plus, we ll end the day with terrific ideas for classroom management. Highlights will include: Applications from brain research Connecting with standards Using music for prior learning and to provide repetition Songs for number concepts, writing, money, fractions, and addition Movement activities for patterns, shapes, and counting Dozens of games to build math and reading skills How to manage learning centers Open-ended activities to challenge all students Mind mapping and questioning strategies Practical solutions for classroom management Ideas for assessment How to improve home/school connections You will receive the Totally Math CD with songs for counting, number words, numerals, shapes, money, time, measurement, addition, and subtraction. You will also receive a 120 page handbook of patterns and ideas for large group, small group, and independent learning opportunities.

5 7:30-8:30 Registration Camp Kindergarten Agenda Totally Math and Classroom Management Day Two 8:30-9:00 Brain Energizers Sing Along - Handshakes 9:00-9:30 Learning Theory 101 NCTM Standards 9:30-10:00 Counting Songs Numbers and Sets 10:00-10:30 Break 10:30-11:45 Geometry, Measurement Data Analysis Algebra 11:45-1:00 Lunch on your own 1:00-2:00 Differentiating Instruction Questioning Strategies and Mind Mapping Games that Teach Center Management 1:30-2:45 Principles of Classroom Management Tricks and Transition Tips Assessment Home/School Connections 2:45-3:00 Review and Questions Recall 3:00-4:30 Optional* Make and Take Networking *Please bring the supplies below if you wish to stay for the make and take. This will be a great opportunity for you to share with new friends, ask questions, and make materials for your classroom. You will need: scissors, glue, markers, 20 sheets colored construction paper, 4 sheets colored poster board, 10 colored file folders

6 Dr. Jean & Friends, LLC 3037 Marsh Gate Drive Seabrook Island, S.C Camp Kindergarten Registration Name School Grade Home Address Home Phone Gwinnett Center - Atlanta, GA June 12 & 13, 2008 Arlington Convention Center Dallas, TX June 17 & 18, 2008 Indiana Convention Center Indianapolis, IN June 26 & 27, 2008 North Tahoe Conference Center Lake Tahoe, CA July 24 & 25, 2008 Registration Fee for Both Days: $ Payment: School PO Enclosed Check Enclosed (Payable to Dr. Jean & Friends ) Credit Card (VISA or MasterCard) Number Exp. Date Call Dr. Jean at or if you have any questions.

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