Copyright © Notice: The materials are copyrighted © and trademarked as the property of The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences, Texas Tech University Growth and Development of the Child One Year Old to Preschool Course: Parenting Education I Grade Level: 9-12 Topic: Growth and development in the first year Parenting Education I TEKS Addressed: (6) The student analyzes the growth and development of the child from infancy through age three. The student is expected to: (A) describe characteristics of the newborn. (C) explain the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development of the newborn, infant, and toddler. (D) describe characteristics and safety considerations of developmentally appropriate play activities, reading, toys, and equipment for infants and toddlers. (F) describe the responsibilities of parents as their children’s first teacher. FCS National Standards Addressed: 4.2 Analyze developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive practices to plan for early childhood, education, and services. 4.2.5 Analyze strategies that promote growth and development of children, youth and adults. 15.2 Evaluate parenting practices that maximize human growth and development. 15.2.1 Analyze nurturing practices that support human growth and development. 15.2.2 Apply communication strategies that promote emotional well-being in family members.
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