“Full Steam Ahead” is the theme for the annual Purdue North Central (PNC) Early childhood Conference, on Saturday, April 22nd. The focus is on “the educational STEAM disciplines of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. It features a full day of activities intended for early childhood professionals, caregivers, child development experts, parents, students and others interested in the education and development of young children.”
Dr. Anthony M. McCrovitz will present “Working Within Multi-Sensory Environments, Using Mentoring Basics and Assessment Tools to Accelerate Social-Emotional Learning and Growth.”
Connecting one’s sense of self with a perception of others relies on social-emotional awareness and development. -Dr. Anthony M. McCrovitz
Applying the mentoring basics of a Gentle Teaching framework to therapeutic, educational or recreational processes within multi-sensory environments, supports this development and also guides and supports the mentor’s role.
Create opportunities that best align with and challenge a child’s social-emotional development; Learn how assessment tools can indicate the primed areas of potential and possibility for quality focus and planning, accelerate the social-emotional learning processes, and support the collaborative goals.