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.