This course focuses on the development of young children from conception through age five. Students will explore the general process of human development; responsibilities of parenting; conception, pregnancy, and birth; developmental theories and stages; and development from birth to school age. The course will end with parenting skills and strategies for parenting and caretaking of children.

This course uses our Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes (KSA) model to give students the opportunity to develop both real-world 21st Century Skills and Social and Emotional Learning Soft Skills to develop college and career readiness.

  • Knowledge: Child Development
  • Skill: Critical Thinking—Reasoning
  • Attribute: Responsibility