1. Child Development

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Child Development is a technical laboratory course that 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...
  2. Lesson Plan: A Look at Legal Responsibilities and Child Labor Laws

    • Resource ID: 19688
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the function and impact of labor laws designed to protect children in the United States and evaluate the impact of changing societal patterns and demographics on the role of parents, children, and other family members.
  3. Lesson Plan: Assisting in the Development of Children with Special Needs

    • Resource ID: 19692
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify characteristics indicative of special needs or in children and develop appropriate strategies and adaptations of curriculum for special needs children.
  4. Lesson Plan: Children and Safety - Infancy to Toddler

    • Resource ID: 19708
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will evaluate the safety considerations for infants and toddlers, and investigate strategies for prevention of accidents, abuse, and neglect. Students will analyze strategies to optimize the development of infants and toddlers.
  5. Lesson Plan: Children's Needs - The Foundation of Growth and Development

    • Resource ID: 19710
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the development of toddlers, preschool and school-age children, including those with special needs, by determining their needs for physical, emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  6. Scope and Sequence: Child Development

    • Resource ID: 19435
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Child Development course scope and sequence within the Human Services Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  7. Lesson Plan: What Happens Before Birth? Prenatal Development

    • Resource ID: 19898
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will describe prenatal health care and the importance on the mother and unborn child.  Student will explore nutritional needs and identify the stages of pregnancy.
  8. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Play for Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-Age Children

    • Resource ID: 19921
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how the role of play in toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children affects their growth and development. 
  9. Lesson Plan: Child Abuse The Hidden Epidemic

    • Resource ID: 19925
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze reasons for the high rate of child abuse, distinguish among the various types of abuse and neglect, and determine methods of breaking the cycle of abuse.
  10. Lesson Plan: The Balancing Act - Parenting Responsibilities for Infants

    • Resource ID: 19929
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate how to optimize the development and safety of infants, including those with special needs.  Students will create a budget and determine the financial responsibilities parents have when providing for the basic needs of infants. 
  11. Lesson Plan: Rights, Responsibilities, and Realities of Parenting

    • Resource ID: 19976
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will differentiate parenting skills and responsibilities.
  12. Lesson Plan: Parenting Skills and Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19999
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze roles and responsibilities of parenting, and develop skills to assist families build healthy personal relationships.
  13. Lesson Plan: Four Areas of Development - Preschool to School-Age

    • Resource ID: 20116
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual needs of the preschool child.
  14. Lesson Plan: Four Areas of Development - Infancy to Toddler

    • Resource ID: 20117
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development of infants and toddlers.
  15. Lesson Plan: Down syndrome

    • Resource ID: 20157
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the effect of environmental and hereditary factors on fetal development, including prenatal brain development.
  16. Lesson Plan: CPR and First Aid Guidelines

    • Resource ID: 20163
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and demonstrate their knowledge of first aid and CPR guidelines.
  17. Lesson Plan: Pregnancy and Labor

    • Resource ID: 19989
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate components of optimal prenatal care and development.
  18. Lesson Plan: Nutritional Needs in Infancy to Toddler

    • Resource ID: 20005
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize the nutritional guidelines for preschool and school-age children.
  19. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Child Development

    • Resource ID: 20086
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster.
  20. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Child Development

    • Resource ID: 20150
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Child Development, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.