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Family & Consumer Sciences
FC00170
Child Growth & Development
90.00
This course is designed to assist students in gaining a basic understanding of how children grow and develop from birth to age twelve. The course combines classroom instruction with lab experience and observation to develop competence in working with young children. The course will allow students the opportunity to experience firsthand how children develop skills during the early childhood years.
Holly Hanan
hhana@okcareertech.org
405-743-5466
-Examine physical, emotional, social and intellectual development.

-Examine interrelationships among physical, emotional, social and intellectual aspects of human growth and development.

-Investigate the impact of heredity and environment on human growth and development.

-Determine the impact of social, economic, and technological forces on individual growth and development.

-Examine the effects of gender, ethnicity, and culture on individual development.

-Examine the effects of life events on individuals' physical and emotional development.

-Examine the role of a nurturer on human growth and development.

-Examine the role of communication on human growth and development.

-Examine the role of support systems in meeting human growth and development needs.
-Formative Assessment
-Chapter/Unit Test
-Daily Grades
-Hands-on performance evaluations
-Projects
Oklahoma State Department of Human Services - Child Care Division

CECPD requirements
Herr, Judy. Working with Young Children. Text and Workbook. The Goodheart-Wilcox Co., 2004

Requirements for Day Care Centers. Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

Oklahoma State Department of Career and Technical Education, Teacher Assistant, 2008.

Stephens, Karen. The Child Care Professional. Glencoe McGraw Hill, 1999
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Human Services Early Childhood Development & Services Early Care and Education
Human Services Early Childhood Development & Services Early Care and Education Associate Teacher