Wednesday, August 31, 2016


For today's early work, define the following terms...

  • sexuality
  • hormones
  • sexually transmitted disease
  • abstinence
  • paternity
  • confidential adoption
  • open adoption

Monday, August 29, 2016

Memory Check...

Your turn:  Answer the following questions regarding previous class discussions:

  1. Why do we study child development?
  2. What are the four types of growth patterns? (hint: pies)
  3. Pick one pattern and describe it.
  4. Describe the difference between growth and development.

Links for today...

Friday, August 19, 2016

The Basic Needs of Children

For your early work today, list the categories for meeting a child's basic needs.  Give an example for each for an infant.

No Early Work Today

Today is a work day.  You will have an assignment to demonstrate your understanding of what we discussed and learned about this week.  The assignment is due at the end of the hour.

A Good Read...

The following are links to articles selected by students and thought of as a good way to review and extend class topics.

Interpersonal Relationships
  1. What Are the Benefits of Relationships in the Lives of Teens?
  2. Effective Communication  
  3. Introverts as Leaders in the Workplace     
Child Development
Advanced Child Development

Students are required to complete four article reviews per semester.  To find the article review instruction sheet, click here.

Have you come across a good article related to FACS classes?  Paste a link in the comments below and tell us why we should add it to the list.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Under Construction

Check back on the first day of school.  The class website will be up and running then.  For now, enjoy the rest of your Summer break.