IV Child Growth and Development

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Promoting child development through play 1. Creating effective examples of play that promotes development 2. Developmentally appropriate and safe activities, toys, and equipment 3. Caregiver strategies for constructive and creative play

  • (4) The student analyzes the effect of play in the development of children.
    • (A) create examples of play that promote the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of children
    • (B) describe characteristics and safety features of developmentally appropriate play activities, toys, and equipment for children
    • (C) describe strategies caregivers may use to encourage constructive and creative play

B. Technology, media, and resources 1. Uses and management 2. Safeguards

  • (4) The student analyzes the effect of play in the development of children.
    • (D) determine potential uses and management of technology, media, and resources to foster healthy child development
    • (E) determine safeguards to prevent misuse and abuse of technology and media with children


  • Child Care and Guidance, Management, and Services, Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Child Development Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Children: The Early Years, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2006
  • The Developing Child, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2004
  • Preparation for Parenting Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Parenting: Rewards and Responsibilities, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2003
  • Parents and Their Children, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004
  • Successful Parenting for School-Age Parents, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2004
  • Working with Young Children, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/child/
  • iKeepSafe http://www.ikeepsafe.org
  • KidsHealth http://www.kidshealth.org
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children http://www.naeyc.org
  • National Network for Child Care http://www.nncc.org
  • Parenting http://www.parenting.com
  • Zero to Three http://www.zerotothree.org

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