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Edgewood High School-
Child Development Course Syllabus
Teacher: Ms. Guill Room 215
Contact Information: 903-896-4223 ext-8112
In Child Development, students learn first hand how parents and childcare providers can meet the needs for healthy growth and development of a child. This class focuses on everything from why we need to study parenting, to the birth process to child’s nutrition. Students will come of this course with a better knowledge of the effort and time it takes to raise a child. Class activities will emphasize the responsibilities and challenges of. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences and student organizations such as Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and SKILLS USA.
Family Life Cycle
Family Life Issues
The Beauty of Marriage
The Stages of Human Development: Fetal & Infant
Introduction to Child Development: Infant, Toddler & Pre
Human Development: Toddlers, Preschoolers & School Age Children
Human Development: Adolescent Female
Human Development: Adolescent Male
Nutrition Through the Life
Hot Topics- Childhood Obesity
MyPlate: The New Food Guide
Child Care Options
Child Care Services
Caring for Children
Health Assessment: Child Care
First Aid Basics
Effective Reading Strategies
Education & Training Cluster
Entrepreneurship 101: Teddy Bear Academy
Jobs, Careers & Education
Work is due on the assigned date. Late work: 30 points off for the first day, 50 points off the second day, and the third day work will not be accepted. Make-up work is the responsibility of the student and should be obtained upon returning to school. If you are absent you need to find your work in the missed class bin.
The following grading scale will be used:
Daily work & Quizzes: 50%
Supply List for Human Growth and Development:
1.Spiral Notebook ( any color)
2. 3 Brad/Prong folder (any color)
3. Blue or black ink pens/pencils
This course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary setting therefore, I expect a high level of commitment, maturity, and respect for myself as well as all those participating in the class. I will expect your full participation.
We will have group projects, individual projects, lessons, and activities.
1. Be on time, on task, and prepared to learn EVERYDAY.
2. Respect the teacher, the classroom, other students, and yourself.
3.Be responsible for your own learning.
4. Clean up after yourself and your peers.
5. Keep all personal electronics PUT AWAY.
6. No “Spinners” allowed in class AT ALL!
1. Everyone retrieve their journals once they enter the room.
2.All students should be seated once the bell rings.
3. Students should answer the bell ringer in their journal for that day.
4.Write your name and the date on all assignments,notes, and projects.
5. All finished or missed work will be places in the back of the room in the designated bins.
Edgewood High School
804 E. Pine
Edgewood, TX 75117
Phone: (903) 896-4856
Fax: (903) 896-4306
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