§130.247 Child Development

Child Development Overview :

(1) This technical laboratory course addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.

(2) Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.

Child Development Assessment Questions

100 Sample Assessment Questions for Child Development Child Development Sample Assessment Questions Math Human Services – Child Development Multiple Choice Math Assessment Problems Human Services Child Development Math Assessment Problems Social Studies Child Development...

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Child Development Course Outline

The lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Child Development I. Roles and Responsibilities of Parenting A. Relationship skills...

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Child Development : Lesson Plans for Classrooms

Introductory Lesson: Child Development

August 20, 15 // Child Development

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Child Development*. Students will be introduced to the world of...

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Children’s Needs: The Foundation of Growth and Development

April 15, 15 // Child Development

As a parent or caregiver, it is important to understand child growth and development. It can help develop positive relationships with children and instill...

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Type I Diabetes Investigation

As a caregiver or educator, how would you respond to a parent that informed you that their child had been diagnosed with a life...

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CPR and First Aid Guidelines

March 20, 14 // Child Development

All individuals should have a basic understanding of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): a technique involving heart and lungs that is used when...

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Children and Safety: Preschool to School-Age

August 18, 13 // Child Development

As a caregiver in a child care setting and in contact with children, you should be observant and safety conscious. Accidents are the major...

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Parenting Skills and Relationships

July 09, 13 // Child Development

As a professional in the field of Child Development you will be dealing with various parents, guardians and caregivers. It will be vital that...

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The Importance of Play: Toddler to School-Age

May 22, 13 // Child Development

Children learn to cooperate with others through their play and come to understand social relationships through trial and error. As they grow older, children...

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Children and Safety: Infancy to Toddler

April 30, 13 // Child Development

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." What does this mean and how does it pertain to the safety of infants...

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Preparing for Parenthood: Pregnancy and Labor

April 22, 13 // Child Development

Preparing to be a parent is as exciting as it is overwhelming. From the desire to know what to expect when you are expecting,...

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Four Areas of Development: Preschool to School-Age

February 28, 13 // Child Development

The study of how children become adults is called _child development_. While every child is unique in some ways, each tends to follow...

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Four Areas of Development: Infancy to Toddler

November 15, 12 // Child Development

Children grow very quickly during their first few years of life and they have many needs. To meet these needs, parents need to...

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Nutritional Needs: Infancy to Toddler

October 30, 12 // Child Development

The need for food is basic to infants and toddlers. Children grow so quickly at this age. The body grows three times...

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Down syndrome

October 23, 12 // Child Development

Down syndrome is the most common type of chromosomal disorder today. The Center for Disease Control estimates that each year about 6,000 babies in...

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Nutritional Needs: Preschool to School-Age

October 22, 12 // Child Development

The growth and development of preschool and school-age children varies significantly between children during this period. Some children will develop slower than others and...

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Careers in Child Development: Exploring Employment Opportunities

August 29, 12 // Child Development

A caregiver is defined as a person who has the job of caring for children in a child care setting, someone with a nurturing...

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A Little Thing That Changes EVERYTHING! (Revised)

June 05, 12 // Child Development

Becoming parents for the first time can be an emotional roller coaster ride. What does it mean to be a parent? What are...

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Happy Birthday Times 2, 3, 4…

February 15, 12 // Child Development

Are you a twin, triplet or do you know anyone who is? In the past two decades, the rate of multiple births in...

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The Balancing Act: Parenting Responsibilities

January 08, 12 // Child Development

The first year is critical to the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of a child. Infants learn with all of their senses by...

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Child Abuse: The Hidden Epidemic (Revised)

October 14, 11 // Child Development

Have you ever known someone who has been a victim of child abuse and neglect? Child abuse and neglect are serious problems in our...

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End of Course Project Options- Child Development

October 12, 11 // Child Development

This lesson will provide *End of Course Project Options* for students enrolled in Child Development.

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