1. Child Guidance

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Child Guidance is a technical laboratory course that addresses the knowledge and skills related to child growth and guidance equipping students to develop positive relationships with children and effective caregiver skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy...
  2. Lesson Plan: A Caregiver’s Responsibilities

    • Resource ID: 19686
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand and recognize the roles and responsibilities of caregivers and how they have an impact on the development of all children including those with special needs. Students will also develop the daily activities for three days of a day care center keeping in mind...
  3. Lesson Plan: Children and Safety - Preschool to School-Age

    • Resource ID: 19709
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn the ethical and legal responsibilities associated with child care and apply procedures for creating safe environments that promote the health and wellness of children.
  4. Lesson Plan: Child Play - Come Play with Me!

    • Resource ID: 19993
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the effects of play in the development of children.
  5. Lesson Plan: Eat Right, Exercise, Stay Healthy

    • Resource ID: 20156
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze child guidance practices related to sanitation, obesity prevention, rest, and exercise, plan a nutritious snack based on the USDA guidelines, discuss incorporate exercising and eating healthy foods as part of a child's lifestyle, and learn how to differentiate...
  6. Lesson Plan: Careers in Child Guidance Exploring Employment Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 20166
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply ethical codes of conduct in a child care setting.
  7. Lesson Plan: Selecting Quality Child Care

    • Resource ID: 19965
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the different types of child care options and the pros and cons of each including the costs.
  8. Lesson Plan: Protecting Children Online

    • Resource ID: 19983
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will employ safeguards to prevent misuse and abuse of technology and media with children.
  9. Lesson Plan: Promoting Health and Wellness of Children

    • Resource ID: 19984
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply procedures for creating safe environments for children.
  10. Lesson Plan: Positive Guidance, Positive Children

    • Resource ID: 19991
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss the various types of guidance and the effects on children.
  11. Lesson Plan: Know the Standards Center-Based and Home-Based Child Care Programs

    • Resource ID: 20054
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the minimum standards for licensing and regulations for center-based and home-based child care programs.
  12. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Child Guidance

    • Resource ID: 20149
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Child Guidance, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  13. Lesson Plan: Careers in Child Development - Exploring Employment Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 19703
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are expected to evaluate careers in the child care profession and analyze the impact of career decisions on care giving.  Students will exhibit employability skills such as communication, problem-solving, leadership, teamwork, ethics, and technical skills, as they all...
  14. Scope and Sequence: Child Guidance

    • Resource ID: 19436
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Child Guidance 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...
  15. Lesson Plan: Skills for Success in the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 19949
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will  implement appropriate strategies and practices for optimizing the development of preschool children, including those with special needs.