What is the Watch Me Grow™ online program?
The Watch Me Grow™ online program provides child-specific individualized experiences and activities to promote parent-child bonding and help to parents and early childhood professionals to enhance and maximize positive growth and development of young children from birth to 36 months of age.
When was the Watch Me Grow™ online program developed?
The Watch Me Grow™ online program was released to the public in January of 2020 to major English‑speaking countries. For over ten years, this unique program has been under development by University Child Development Researchers and Practitioners under the direction and guidance of Dr. William Gingold, its founder and designer.
What differentiates the Watch Me Grow™ online program from other online programs that promotes early childhood stimulation and learning?
The Watch Me Grow™ online program, is in itself, a child-specific individualized activities resource program and service that early childhood professionals can use in the convenience and comfort of their own practice as part of their consultation and educational/training services offered. The program can also serve as a major resource in providing child-specific activities for both the parents of young children and caregivers when providing professional guidance.
What areas of growth and development are addressed within the Watch Me Grow™ online program?
Specific areas addressed within the program include cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains.
These can be broken down into the categories of:
- Fine motor skills
- Gross motor skills
- Number concepts
- Problem solving
What are the benefits of the Watch Me Grow™ online program for professional users?
The program is:
- Easy to use
- Inexpensive with a 100% satisfaction guarantee
- Vehicle-to-market birth to three programs and services
- A valuable resource that can save time
- Extremely cost effective with ease of use
- Builds affinity for appropriate referrals
- Helps markets and promotes consultants and sponsoring organizations
- Potential to generate incremental revenue
- Develops community involvement
- Enhances perceived quality of professional services offered
- Enhances service capabilities for parents of young children and significant others
- Flexibility of use
Does the Watch Me Grow™ online program provide or assist with diagnostics?
No. The program is designed as a child-specific psycho-educational service.
How valid and reliable are the Observation Surveys used?
Our Observation Surveys have been evaluated for reliability and validity with excellent results in comparison to the following:
- Battelle Development Inventory
- Bailey Development Scales
How are developmentally age-appropriate activities selected?
Once the Observational Survey is completed, the program utilizes its unique algorithms to select developmentally appropriate activities, from the database of nearly six thousand activities, for use with a given specific child.
Each activity has been cross validated by multiple early childhood practitioners and has attained inter-rater correlations ≥ 0.80.
What does it cost to use the Watch Me Grow™ online program and services?
The Watch Me Grow™ online program and services are available to professionals on a repeated-use resource base. Affiliate Agreements facilitates such use. A tiered-based fee structure applies.