Gretchen Martin

"Ready  - Respectful - Relentless" 

Child Development 1, 2, 3 & 4* –Grades 9-12
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Students who complete levels 1, 2 & 3 and meet the state requirements will receive their 90-clock hour Preschool Certification. 
This course provides an introduction to the study of children with emphasis on the preschool child. Through classroom activities, observations of children and actual experiences with children, students study the stages of growth and development, strategies for supporting physical, intellectual, social and emotional development. Students become acquainted with career opportunities working with young children, the various roles and responsibilities of those who provide care.

Child Development 1, 2, 3 & 4* are now considered a program of study for graduation. Level four also has a financial literacy component to meet the graduation reguirement.  Level 4* can be taken in the classroom setting, internship or work based learning.                              
*Meets Personal Financial Literacy requirement

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INDEPENDENT LIVING: REALITY 101
Grades 10- 12

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Students begin preparing for a balanced and fulfilling life.
Based on the theory that career and family are intrinsically
related, the course utilizes hands-on experience to guide
students through the decisions that will have an impact upon
their future. Activities that provide relevant, practical experience
include studying the value of nutritious diet and healthy
lifestyle, planning and cooking nutritious meals, examining
housing choices, and demonstrating the principles of interior
design, financial planning, instruction in clothing care and
selection and developing skills for becoming a wise consumer.
The course empowers young persons with the skills and knowledge
to live in a competitive and rapidly changing society.
*Meets Personal Financial Literacy requirement

 

Contact:  240-236-7549

gretchen.martin@fcps.org

SCHEDULE

Block 1 - Independent Living
Block 2 - Child Development One/Four
Block 3 - KQ
Block 4 - Child Development Two/Three

Block 5 - Planning