Introduction in English
The Perceptual Enrichment Program is a short-term non-academic program that uses graded perceptual tasks to train the student to fully master early cognitive and developmental concepts necessary for creative thinking and problem solving.
Perception involves many aspects of thinking including: matching, remembering, recognizing familiar shapes in unfamiliar settings, recognizing a whole object from its parts, and understanding how shapes orient to each other. These concrete operations become the basis for understanding increasingly complex concepts. When children have not yet fully mastered all the necessary developmental and perceptional concepts, problems arise in trying to base increasingly complex learning on an immature perceptual base. Their outward disorganization reflects an inability to organize their thoughts.
The program involves the student in table top games and activities which help discover how to solve increasingly difficult perceptual problems.