Resources for Child Guidance

A tool that will help keep you organized! The TEKS Tracker was developed to help you keep track of the TEKS you have covered. See attachment below.

The Texas Attorney General’s Parenting and Paternity Awareness program objectives meet many of the CTE Child Development and Child Guidance TEKS. See the link below for the most current training schedule.
https://www.oag.state.tx.us/cs/ofi/papa/Educators.shtml

The attachment below contains ten writing prompts that have been specifically written for this course. Please see the TEA link below to access rubrics to assess student writing.
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar/writing/

The attachment below contains ten math problems that have been specifically written for this course.

Below is an attached zip file containing Four Child Safety Fact Sheets which may be used when addressing Child Guidance TEKS

  • (3) The student analyzes responsibilities that promote health and wellness of children. The student is expected to:
    • (B) describe child guidance practices that contribute to the health and wellness of children such as requirements for rest, exercise, obesity prevention, public and personal safety, and sanitation;
    • (C) apply safe procedures in creating environments for children;

Additional resources can be found at http://www.safekids.org/.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize that we each can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities. The website provides the 2012 Resource Guide—Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well Being: A Network for Action. Resource guide includes tip sheets for parents and caregivers, ways to get involved and six protective factors. This is a great way to involve your CTSO and students!
For additional information, visit:
http://www.childwelfare.gov/

What Should You Know?
It’s time to change how we view a child’s growth.
Do you know all the ways you should measure your child’s growth? We naturally think of height and weight, but from birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks and acts. Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern. Learn more about milestones. For additional information, visit:
http://www.cdc.gov/actearly

Nutrition Education of Texas
Providing access to TEKS-aligned, nutrition based lesson plans and activities for Teachers in Texas. For additional information, visit:
http://netx.squaremeals.org/

Texas Department of Agriculture
Nutrient Calculator
Do your foods meet Nutritional Standards? The calculator will help you determine how various food items relate to Nutrition Policies. For additional information, visit:
http://www.squaremeals.org/FampNResources/ToolsampLinks/NutrientCalculator.aspx

 
Nutrition Education of Texas
Teaching Nutrition:  Background information about nutrition, nutrients, and healthy eating habits. Topics include nutrients, food safety, selecting a balanced diet, nutritional needs during the lifecycle, nutrition and health. For additional information, visit:
http://netx.squaremeals.org/teaching_nutrition.html

 
Take Action Against Bullying
Learn more about prevention and response strategies for: peer conflict, teen dating violence, hazing, gang violence, harassment, stalking, workplace bullying, cyberbullying, early childhood and young adults.
http://www.stopbullying.gov/

Let’s Move: America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids
Let’s Move! is dedicated to solving the problem of childhood obesity within a generation so that every child born today—grows up healthy. Provides corresponding activities for each step.
http://www.letsmove.gov/kids

Fight BAC! Goes to Child Care
Seven sets of fact sheets to help food safety and health professionals in their work to train childcare workers developed by Clemson University are attached below.

Crib Sheet Tips
Attached below are tips for parents, grandparents, and babysitters on ways to reduce the risk of food poisoning in households with small children.

Free iPad Apps

  1. American Academy for Pediatrics
    The latest authoritative information to provide the best care for children and adolescents
    TEKS 3A
  2. Adult and Child Foster Care
    Allows you to keep in touch with foster care staff
    TEKS 1E, F