• Lee County High School

    Course:Child Development

    Instructor: Mrs. Sabrina Baldwin

    Course Description: This course introduces students to responsible nurturing and basic applications of child development theory.  Emphasis is on the parent’s responsibilities and the influences that they have on children while providing care and guidance.  Topics covered in this course include; teen pregnancy, abstinence, selecting childcare programs, discipline of children, prenatal development and delivery, and care of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.  Careers in child development will also be discussed.  Skills in communication, resource management, and problem solving are reinforced in this course.

    Evaluation:

    Quarter Grade: 60% of grade – Daily work, participation, quizzes, bell ringers (Homework is minimum for is minimum for this class.)

                               40% of grade – Test, Projects

    Final Course Grade: 40% from 1st Quarter

                                       40% from 2nd Quarter

                                    20% Final Exam (No Exemptions)

    We will follow the LCHS guidelines re-do policy.  We will make every effort for you to achieve mastery and succeed in the high school setting!  Tutorial/ Make-up are offered daily before and after school and during lunch.  Time and dates must be scheduled with teacher.  Notification will be given if teacher is unavailable.  Tutorial / Make-up times must be scheduled one day in advance.  There is a one-day turn-around for test make-up and 3-day turn-around for all other classwork.

     

    Required Supplies:  You will need these items for this class.  Notebooks are for this class only!                                                     

    2 in. 3 ring notebook with loose leaf paper and dividers- class notebook         

    Writing pens and pencils / Colored pencils, colored sharpie markers, high lighter

    Plastic page protectors