Teaching from and for a biblical worldview is an often discussed topic within Christian Schools, but one is less likely to hear it addressed from the perspective of inclusion within the early childhood classroom. Dr. Milt Uecker will present the means of laying a foundation for a Christ-centered worldview through developmentally appropriate means. The session will walk through the what and how regarding each of the basic worldview questions: What is reality? What is truth and can it be known? What is the nature of humankind? (with focus on children), and What is of Value? (what is right and wrong). Immersion, modeling, and scripture memory are examples of strategies that will be presented.
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About our presenter: Dr. Milt Uecker, professor emeritus, currently serves as the director of the Lowrie Center for Christian School Education at Columbia International University. Prior to joining the faculty of CIU in 1995, Dr. Uecker served for four years as associate professor at Regent University in Virginia Beach where he directed the early childhood program. His professional experience includes teaching within an International School in Seoul, Korea and administrating early childhood programs in both Texas and Virginia. He received a Bachelor of Science in elementary education (1969) from Concordia University, Chicago, a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas (1975) and a Doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction with emphasis in early childhood from the University of Virginia (1989). Dr. Uecker’s professional interests include, early childhood instruction, activity centered mathematics, and reaching vulnerable and culturally diverse learners. He has recently published, through Wheaton Press, the first in a series of three books on a Christ-centered approach to early childhood education. As an early childhood and Christian school consultant, his speaking ministry reaches both teachers and parents throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America. He received a lifetime achievement award from the Association of Christian Schools International for his forty years of advocacy and investment in early education. Pricing
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