AAFCS Pre-PAC Correlation - Early Childhood Education

Child Development

Outline of Course TEKS
Roles and Responsibilities of Parenting
Relationship skills 2 (C)
Parenting skills, rights, and responsibilities 2 (A-B, D)
Core nutrition for all ages 2; 4 (C); 5 (D); 6 (D); 7 (D); 8 (E)
Prenatal Care and Development
Signs and stages of pregnancy 4 (A)
Factors affecting fetal development 4 (B)
FREE! - Good nutrition and healthy practices during pregnancy 4 (C-D)
Medical care and technological advances 4 (D-E)
Labor and delivery 4 (F)
First aid and CPR skills for the expectant mother 3 (D); 4 (D)
The Infant
Growth and development of the infant 5 (C)
Needs of the infant: physical, emotional, social, and intellectual 3 (E); 5 (A)
Nutrition and feeding of the infant 5 (D-E)
Impact of the infant on the family 5 (B)
Protection and safety of the infant 3 (C-E)
The Toddler
Growth and development of the toddler 6 (C)
Needs of the toddler physical, emotional, social, and intellectual 2 (D); 3 (E); 6 (A-B)
Nutrition of the toddler 3 (E); 6 (D)
The Preschool Child
Growth and development of the preschool child 1 (A-B, D-E); 7 (A)
Needs of the preschool child: physical, emotional, social, and intellectual 3 (C); 7 (A-C, E)
Nutrition of the preschool child 7 (D)
The School-Age Child
Growth and development of the school-age child 1 (E); 8 (B-C)
Needs of the school-age child: physical, emotional, social, and intellectual 1 (A-B, D-E); 8 (A, D)
Nutrition of the school-age child 8 (E)
Children with Special Needs
Infant through school age 5 (A); 6 (A);7 (A); 8 (A)
Protection and Safety of Children
First aid and CPR for toddler through school-age children 3 (B)
Child care services, resources, legislation, and public policy 3 (C, F); 8 (G)
Domestic violence 3 (A, C)
Appropriate health care 3 (C-D)
Career Opportunities in Child Development
Careers working with children 8 (F)
Short-term and long-term career goals in child development 8 (H)
Technical knowledge and skills required 8 (F)
Time management, organization, and accuracy 1 (C)
Collaboration, teamwork and leadership 1 (B)
Positive work behaviors, word ethics, and professionalism 1 (D)
Professional communications 1 (A)

Contributors

  • Patti Rambo, former Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Heather Blount, former Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Arlene Spearman, former Associate Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Nancy Moore, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Kathy Lostroh, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Rhonda Mayfield, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences