Whether you are currently a parent or a parent-to-be, it is quite likely that at some time in the future you will be faced with the reality of having children. Unlike so many other important situations in life, most of us are not particularly well prepared for this crucial role. Parenting in the 21st Century helps you begin the lifelong process of learning about child development and parenting as well as explore available community resources for parenting in the contemporary world.
9th grade students may enroll in this course with the written permission of a parent or guardian*
Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:
Prenatal development .
Developmentally appropriate expectations for children.
Effective and appropriate parenting skills.
Age appropriate reading materials to stimulate children's literacy.
Identify, manage and access resources .
Identify and build support systems.
12, 13, 10, 11
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AdvancED, Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools