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Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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1.) Assess the importance of child development study.

•  Determining readiness for parenthood
•  Explaining the purpose of observation in child development study
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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2.) Evaluate factors that influence the growth and development of children.

Examples: heredity, environment, nutrition, physical activity, developmental disorders, early brain development, birth defects, exceptionalities

Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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3.) Explain contributions of child development theorists.

Examples: Freud, Piaget, Erikson, Skinner, Havighurst, Maslow

Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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4.) Describe stages of prenatal development and labor and potential risks to mother and child during prenatal development, labor, and birth.

•  Describing causes of birth defects and the impact of each
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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5.) Determine physical and emotional needs of the mother and newborn child.

Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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6.) Describe physical, emotional, social, and intellectual developmental needs of the infant.

•  Summarizing developmental milestones during the first year of life
•  Identifying infant care skills required by the caregiver
•  Describing how emotions and temperament develop in the infant
•  Explaining how the infant learns through social interaction
•  Describing ways to stimulate brain development in an infant
•  Explaining how infants develop communication skills
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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7.) Describe physical, emotional, social, and intellectual developmental needs of the toddler.

•  Identifying developmental milestones of children ages one to three
•  Describing how self-care skills are introduced to the toddler
•  Explaining how individual differences affect emotional development in toddlers
•  Explaining the importance of friends and play to a toddler's social development
•  Summarizing the connection between brain research and learning
•  Explaining the importance of reading to the toddler
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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8.) Describe physical, emotional, social, and intellectual developmental needs of the preschooler.

•  Summarizing developmental milestones of children ages four to five
•  Explaining the importance of providing nutritious meals and snacks for preschoolers
•  Describing how preschool-age children develop self-help and self-care habits
•  Evaluating the impact of building self-confidence in the preschool-age child
•  Describing language development of preschool-age children
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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9.) Describe physical, emotional, social, and intellectual developmental needs of the school age-child.

•  Analyzing developmental milestones for the six- to twelve-year-old child
•  Explaining personal hygiene of the school-age child
•  Describing the connection between competence and self-esteem in school age children
•  Determining how relationships with peers change during the ages of six to twelve
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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10.) Describe physical, emotional, social, and intellectual developmental needs of the adolescent.

•  Describing the developmental milestones of thirteen- to eighteen-year-old children
•  Summarizing the importance of nutrition, hygiene, exercise, and sleep during adolescence
•  Explaining the need for adolescents to develop their own personal identity
•  Recognizing the importance of adolescents' developing strong personal morals and values
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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11.) Explain the importance of consistency when guiding children.

•  Identifying ways to encourage appropriate behavior and correct inappropriate behavior
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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12.) Assess the importance of play and play activities in the lives of children.

•  Explaining the significance of child-adult interaction
•  Identifying enrichment activities that optimize learning
Examples: art, music, science, literature

Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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13.) Prepare nutritious meals for children.

•  Practicing safety and sanitation techniques during food preparation
•  Demonstrating safe and correct use of kitchen equipment
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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14.) Determine ways to meet children's health and safety needs, including recognizing safety hazards and devices, selecting safe and age-appropriate toys, identifying the need for regular health check-ups and immunizations, describing care of children with illnesses, and outlining procedures to follow in an emergency situation.

Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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15.) Explain procedures for reporting child abuse.

Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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16.) Compare factors to consider when selecting child care providers.

•  Describing ways to assist children in transitioning from home to daycare to school
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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17.) Assess community support services and resources available to families with children who have special needs.

•  Identifying needs of special children and ways parents meet those needs
•  Summarizing current approaches to educate children with special needs
Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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18.) Determine ways to assist children with stress and family crisis.

Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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19.) Analyze ways technology impacts and is used to study the growth and development of children.

Education and Training (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Child Development
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20.) Explain career options related to child development.

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