Human Growth and Development

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

Contributors

  • Nancy Moore, FCS teacher
  • Kathy Lostroh, FCS teacher
  • Rhonda Mayfield, FCS teacher
  • Heather Blount, Curriculum Specialist, Curriculum Center for FCS