AAFCS Pre-PAC Correlation - Early Childhood Education

Child Development

Outline of Course TEKS
Roles and Responsibilities of Parenting
Relationship skills 1(B)
Parenting skills and responsibilities 1(A)
Core nutrition for all ages 2(C); 3(E); 3(F); 4(E); 5(E); 6(F)
Prenatal Care and Development
Signs and stages of pregnancy 2(A)
Factors affecting fetal development 2(B)
FREE! - Good nutrition and healthy practices during pregnancy 2(B)
Medical care and technological advances 2(D); 2(E)
Labor and delivery 2(F)
First aid and CPR skills for the expectant mother 1(D)
The Infant
Growth and development of the infant 3(D)
Needs of the infant: physical, emotional, social, and intellectual 3(A); 1(E)
Nutrition and feeding of the infant 3(E) (F)
Impact of the infant on the family 3(C)
Protection and safety of the infant 1(E); 3(B)
The Toddler
Growth and development of the toddler 4(C)
Needs of the toddler physical, emotional, social, and intellectual 4(A) (B); 1(F)
Nutrition of the toddler 4(E)
The Preschool Child
Growth and development of the preschool child 5(A)
Needs of the preschool child: physical, emotional, social, and intellectual 5(A) (B) (C) (D) (F)
Nutrition of the preschool child 5(E)
The School-Age Child
Growth and development of the school-age child 6(B) (C)
Needs of the school-age child: physical, emotional, social, and intellectual 6(A) (E)
Nutrition of the school-age child 6(F)
Children with Special Needs
Infant through school age children with special needs 3(A); 4(A); 5(A); 6(A)
Protection and Safety of Children
First aid and CPR for toddler through school-age children 1(D)
Child care services, regulations, and parent decisions 3(B); 4(D); 5(D); 6(D) (H)
Abuse 1(C); 3(B); 4(D); 5(D); 6(D)
Children’s services and agencies 3(B); 4(D); 5(D); 6(D) (H)
Appropriate health care 3(B); 4(D); 5(D); 6(D)
Career Opportunities in Child Development
Careers involving infants, toddlers, preschool, and school-age children,including those with special needs 3(G); 6(G)
Technical knowledge and skills required 3(G)
Short-term and long-term career goals in child development 6(I)

Contributors

  • Patti Rambo, Director, Curriculum Center for FCS
  • Heather Blount, Curriculum Specialist, Curriculum Center for FCS
  • Arlene Spearman, Associate Director, Curriculum Center for FCS
  • Nancy Moore
  • Kathy Lostroh
  • Rhonda Mayfield