Child Development

Course ID# 303403
Open to grades: 10-12
This course is designed to offer students a step-by-step approach to the everyday care and teaching of young children as it pertains to their physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development. Students will gain an understanding of the childcare profession through a study of educational movements, curriculum development, nutrition, safety and positive guidance and discipline. They will also design healthy learning environments that complement the latest childcare approaches. Included is the Reality Baby simulator and field observations of local preschools, childcare centers or elementary classrooms.