Learning Recommendations: Health

General Description: This course explores how a child’s environment affects physical, social, cognitive and psychological growth. It is designed for students who may be considering careers that involve working with children.

Content:

  • Genetics, Child development from birth to adolescence, Family growth and development, Parenting, Theories in child psychology, How individuals relate to one another from birth to adolescence

Strategies:

Students learn through a combination of:

  • Direct instruction
  • Group discussion and problem solving
  • Guest speakers
  • Student project and research
  • Cooperative learning
  • Career exploration
  • Interviews

Equipment to be provided by student: None

cc: Completion of this course with a “B” or better could qualify students for college credit at various