ERIC Number: ED433447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Child Development (Grades 9-12).
Barber, Marie; Hyer, Renee; Rollins, Jan; Seamons, Mary Lou; Siddoway, Kris; Wall, Cindy
This curriculum guide on child development consists of six units for grades 9-12. A book list is provided. Each unit has 1-15 lessons. Unit 1, Overview of Child Development, teaches the value of studying children. Unit 2, Responsibilities Related to the Child, has four lessons: Parenting Responsibilities, Nurturing/Bonding, Self Concept, and Theories. Unit III, Prenatal Development, has six lessons: The Facts of Life; Male and Female Reproduction; Birth Defects, Genetics, and Heredity; Pregnancy; Stages of Prenatal Development; and Labor, Childbirth, and Postpartum Care. Unit IV, Growth and Development, has 15 lessons: Neonate-- Overview; Neonate--Physical Safety; 3 lessons each for Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-Age Children--Physical, Cognitive, and Social/Emotional; and Adolescence. Unit V, Decisions that Affect Children, has 11 lessons: Positive Guidance; 4 on Setting the Stage for Learning--Play, Reading, Creativity, and Media Influence; Health: Childhood Diseases; Health and Safety of Children--First Aid; Health and Wellness of Children: Nutrition; Selecting a Child Care Provider; Challenging Times; and Parenting Resources. Unit VI, Child Care Lab, has three lessons: Child Care Lab, Learning Centers/Room Arrangements, and Lesson Plans. Each lesson consists of some or all of these components: time; competencies; overview/summary; motivator; descriptions of 4-14 options and the competencies each covers; resource list; and materials for options: teacher and student information, transparency masters, worksheets, and answer keys. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attachment Behavior, Birth, Child Development, Child Health, Child Welfare, Cognitive Development, Congenital Impairments, Emotional Development, Family Life Education, First Aid, Genetics, Heredity, High Schools, Infants, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Nutrition, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Skills, Physical Development, Preadolescents, Pregnancy, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Reproduction (Biology), Safety, Social Development, State Curriculum Guides, Toddlers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.