Child Development is a course offered
from the Human Services Career Cluster.
This technical laboratory course will gain knowledge
and skills related to child growth and development
from prenatal through school-age children.
Students will learn:
responsibilities of parenting
identify signs/stages of pregnancy
development of infants of diverse backgrounds
typical growth/development of brain
research advantages of breast feeding
physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of toddler
create play activities age appropriate
design a career portfolio
participate in childcare simulations
create a babysitter's portfolio
explore careers through FCCLA projects*
*FCCLA (Family Career Community Leaders of America) is a
TEA (Texas Education Agency)
CTSO (Career Technical Student Organization)
that provides project based learning opportunities
and leadership training for it's members.
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