AAFCS Pre-PAC Correlation - Early Childhood Education

Child Guidance

Outline of Course TEKS
Ethical and Legal Practices
Codes of conduct and ethics 1 (D); 2 (A)
Legal responsibilities and laws related to child care services 2 (D)
Advocating for children 2 (C)
Child Care Options
FREE! - Selecting child care 1 (E); 3 (A-D); 10 (D-F)
Child Growth and Development
Promoting child development 1 (E); 7; 8; 9
Promoting child development with play 5 (A-B)
Promoting child development with technology, media, and resources 2 (E-F)
Optimizing the development of infants 1 (E); 7 (A-D)
Optimizing the development of toddlers 1 (E); 8 (A-D)
Optimizing the development of preschool children 1 (E); 9 (A-D)
Child Health and Wellness
Signs of health and illness in children 4 (A)
Techniques that promote child wellness 4 (B)
Childhood nutrition 4 (D)
Health care resources for children 4 (E)
Child Safety
Safe environment for children 4 (C); 5 (B)
Safeguards for using technology and media 2 (E-F)
Child Guidance
Appropriate guidance practices and techniques 6 (A-C)
Careers Related to Early Childhood
Interests, aptitudes, and abilities; employment and entrepreneurial opportunities; educational requirements 10 (C, G)
Impact of career decisions on child care giving; long- and short-term career goals 10 (A-B)
Time management 1 (C)
Teamwork, collaboration, and leadership skills; communication skills 1 (A-B, E); 2 (B); 10 (D-F)

Contributors

  • Amy Lee, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Jennifer Slaughter, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Yoli Chapa, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Deborah Rice, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Anna Bryan, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • 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
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Altah Swindle, Editor