Socio - Emotional Development
Gentle Teaching (GT) is a Positive/Non-aversive approach to working with others, that Enhances Socio-Emotional Development (more).
This capacity building training empowers teachers, parents, and caregivers to develop positive, interactive, and mutually respected relationship with those within their care.The benefits of using this approach of are an increase in the quality and quantity of participatory and interactive experiences. In addition, there is significant decrease in the display of challenging behaviors.
Gentle teaching is an Effective Application of CLASS Dimension. In High-Quality Teacher-Child Relationship, Gentle Teacher responds to children’s Needs Appropriately and in a Timely Manner. Teachers are GENTLE and take Frequent Opportunities to Interact Face-to-Face with Children.
GT supports CLASS, which is based on the Belief that the Quality of Interactions in a Classroom is the most Important Contributors to Child Development and learning.
Understanding the connection between Self-Talk and one's Love Tank; the key, to becoming a Model Gentle Teacher.
GT has an available Assessment and Modeling Component
Social-Emotional Milestone and Responsive Care-giving
This capacity building workshop empower caregivers to understand the needs of infants for security, exploration and emotional identity as they grow, identify six stages of social-emotional development, and understand and practice strategies for responsive care-giving
Understanding Social-Emotional Development and Cultural Diversity
This capacity building workshop empowers participants to be more intentional about teaching social emotional skills, collaborating with families and other professionals to create a supportive early childhood environment, and understanding the impact of language differences on classroom behavior.