Child Development and Career

One Term                        Grades 11, 12                      Elective

*(Child Development college credits are offered if criteria is met)

Discover how a child develops from birth to age 6, along with the occupational practice of being a caregiver. In this class you will make learning materials and evaluate equipment appropriate for infants, toddlers, and school age children. This course is designed to learn economic issues involved with a child’s needs, acquire skills in planning and directing the activities of children, study basic child psychology, understand socialization of children and handle behavior problems. Students will plan, conduct, and evaluate a two-week preschool during class.

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