Human Growth and Development

Outline of Course TEKS
Historical, Theoretical, and Research Perspectives
Theories and theorists 2 (A-C)
Research 1 (J); 2 (D-E)
Prenatal Care and Development
Nutritional needs before and during pregnancy 3 (A)
Health practices and medical care 3 (B)
Stages of prenatal development 3 (C)
Genetics and environmental factors 3 (D-E)
Newborn to Two Years
Newborn and infant development 4 (A-C)
Strategies for optimizing development of infants 4 (D)
Newborn and infant nutrition 4 (D)
Toddler development 4 (A-C)
Strategies for optimizing development of toddlers 4 (D)
Toddler nutrition 4 (D)
Developmentally appropriate guidance techniques for infants and toddlers 4 (F)
Three to Five Years
Development of preschoolers 5 (A-C)
Strategies for optimizing development of preschoolers 5 (D)
Preschool nutrition 5 (D)
FREE! - Developmentally appropriate guidance techniques for three to five years 5 (F)
Six to Ten Years
Growth and development of children in middle childhood 6 (A-C)
Strategies for optimizing the development of children in middle childhood 6 (D)
Middle childhood nutrition 1 (B); 6 (D)
Developmentally appropriate guidance techniques for children in middle childhood 6 (F)
Care and Protection of Children and Adolescents
Services, agencies, and resources for children and adolescents 8 (A-B, F)
Child abuse 8 (D)
Health care and safety of children and adolescents 4 (E), 5 (E), 6 (E), 8 (E)
Impact of changing demographics and cultural diversity 8 (C)
Eleven to Nineteen Years
Biological and cognitive development of adolescents 7 (A, C, E-F)
Emotional and social development of adolescents 7 (B-C); 8 (B, E)
Influences of family and society 7 (D)
Appropriate guidance techniques for adolescents 7 (G)
Twenty to Thirty-Nine Years
Biological and cognitive development 9 (A)
Emotional, moral, and psychosocial development 9 (B, D)
Influences of society and culture 9 (C)
Forty to Sixty-Five Years
Biological and cognitive development 10 (A)
Emotional, moral, and psychosocial development 10 (B, D)
Influences of society and culture 10 (C)
Sixty-Six Plus
Biological and cognitive development 11 (A)
Emotional, moral, and psychosocial development 1 (B); 11 (B, D)
Influences of society and culture 11 (C)
Career Preparation and Employability Skills
Methods and obligations for securing, maintaining, and terminating employment 1 (I-J); 12 (D)
Effective communication skills 1 (A, C)
Leadership and teamwork skills 1 (D, H)
Decision making and goal setting 1 (E); 12 (C)
Problem-solving and conflict management skills 1 (F-G)
Opportunities in Education and Training
Evaluation of personal interests, aptitudes, and abilities 12 (A)
Employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in education and training 12 (B)
Career Portfolio
Career Portfolio 13 (A-B)

Contributors

  • Nancy Moore, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Kathy Lostroh, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Rhonda Mayfield, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Heather Blount, former Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Cari Collins, Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Patti Rambo, former Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Becky Martinez, Business Coordinator, Editor, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences