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Family Studies

84701 Family Studies Grades 10 11 12 .5 credit
Family Studies focuses on developing essential parenting skills, nurturing children’s development and guiding children’s behavior. Course content will include responsibilities and difficulties of parenthood, as well as basic development and care for infants and children. Students will experience a weekend as a parent by taking home an infant simulation doll. Students will gain a better understanding of the field of Early Childhood Education through projects, discussion, guest speakers and group activities. Students will be required to plan, develop, and perform a lesson for kindergarten students.