ERIC Number: ED448312
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Child Development. Teacher's Instructional Guide.
This teacher's instructional guide, which is part of a family and consumer sciences education series focusing on a broad range of employment opportunities, is intended to assist teachers responsible for teaching one- and two-year child development programs for Texas high school students. The following are among the items included: (1) introductory materials (course description; overview of course design; list of facilities, equipment, and resources; information about Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America; instructions for using the guide); (2) pertinent Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills; (3) sample block plans and block planning master; (4) recommended instructional strategies; (5) supervised career connections experiences; (6) blended activities; (7) creative ideas for presenting the material (including team activities, resource persons, case studies, listening teams, debate, brainstorming, games, and Internet activities); (8) list of 95 resources; and (9) 105 teaching aids. The following are among the topics covered in the program: prenatal care and development; hereditary and environmental factors; growth and care of children throughout the various stages from infant to school-age child; child care agencies and services; impact of child abuse on children and families; health and wellness of children; employability skills; informed career decisions; and supervised career connections experience. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Birth, Brainstorming, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Case Studies, Child Abuse, Child Behavior, Child Care Occupations, Child Development, Child Health, Classroom Techniques, Community Health Services, Competency Based Education, Computer Uses in Education, Counseling Services, Curriculum Development, Debate, Decision Making, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Education Work Relationship, Educational Games, Educational Resources, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Experiential Learning, Family Life, Health Promotion, Health Services, High Schools, Home Economics Skills, Human Services, Information Sources, Internet, Job Skills, Medical Services, Occupational Home Economics, Prenatal Care, Preventive Medicine, Primary Health Care, Public Agencies, Social Services, State Standards, Student Organizations, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Wellness, Work Experience Programs, World Wide Web
Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences, Texas Tech University, Box 41161, Lubbock, TX 79409-1116. Tel: 806-742-3029, Fax: 806-742-3029.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Career and Technology Education.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.
Identifiers - Location: Texas