Other Class Info

COURSE SYLLABUS

 

INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Melendes                                  SCHOOL YEAR:      Fall 2016        

COURSE: Child Development                                  ROOM #    403                                 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class covers the knowledge and skills related to child growth and development, from prenatal through school-age children, and equipping students with child development skills.  Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.

TEXTBOOK:

The Developing Child

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Binder (divider) or folder (with prongs), class and homework assignments, class participation, notes, and quizzes
  • Projects  
  • Tests
  • Exam

DRESS CODE AND TARDIES:  Refer to the District policies and District dress and grooming code.

CLASSROOM RULES 


As established by 1st Period students and Ms. Melendes.


1. Respect each other (classmates/teacher).
2. No talking while teacher/classmate is talking.
3. Remain in your seat and do your work.
4. Be on time, be responsible, no judgment zone.
5. Come prepared and raise your hand.
6. Applying cosmetics/styling hair off limits.
7. No electronic devices.

8. Keep hands/feet to yourself.
9. Food’s lab off limits, enter with permission.

As established by 9th Period students and Ms. Melendes.

1. Respect each other (classmates/teacher).
2. No talking while teacher/classmate is talking.
3. Be on time, be responsible, no fighting.
4. Come prepared and raise your hand.
5. Be nice, be friendly, no inappropriate behavior.
6. Applying cosmetics/styling hair off limits.

7. No electronic devices and remain in your seat.
8. Be caring and respect other’s belongings
9. Food’s lab off limits, enter with permission.

 

Consequences for disruptive behavior:


  • Warning
  • Temporarily move to another seat and/or phone call to parent
  • Permanent move to another seat and phone call to parent
  • Counselor and/or Discipline Referral

GRADING:

40 %  Daily: attendance, folder, class assignments, notes, class participation

30%   Tests

15%   Projects, Quizzes

15%   Exam

100%


MAKE-UP WORK:

Following an excused absence, it is the student’s responsibility to complete and turn in any missed work. 

  • Missing assignments are accepted up until two weeks pass the deadline. 
  • Points will be deducted for assignments submitted past original deadline. Students with excused absence will be given extended deadline. 
  • Check with another student for missed assignments (notes). 
  • Handouts/assignments can be found in folder located on table next to teacher desk and Google Classroom.
  • Tutoring is Monday through Thursday after school. 

Course Outline

  1. The student analyzes roles and responsibilities of parenting.
  2. The student investigates components of optimal prenatal care and development. 
  3. The student investigates strategies for optimizing the development of infants of diverse backgrounds, including those with special needs.
  4. The student investigates strategies for optimizing the development of toddlers of diverse backgrounds, including those with special needs.
  5. The student analyzes the growth and development of preschool children of diverse backgrounds, including those with special needs.
  6. The student analyzes the growth and development of school-age children of diverse backgrounds, including those with special needs

Contact Information: Parents may reach me by calling the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, 989-1576.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, I am always happy to talk to parents/guardians.

Course Syllabus for Child Development, Fall 2016

I have read and understand the above information for Child Development and understand what is required to be successful and earn a passing grade in this course.

Please return this page to Ms. Melendes.  Thank you.

Student’s Name (please print):                                                          

Student’s Signature:                                                                           Date:                         

Parent/Guardian Signature:                                                                 Date:                         

===========================================================================

COURSE SYLLABUS


INSTRUCTOR:
  Ms. Melendes                                SCHOOL YEAR:      2016 - 2017    

 

COURSE: Principles of Human Services                   ROOM #    403                                  

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course enables students to investigate careers in human services career cluster, counseling and mental health, family and community, and early child development.

TEXTBOOK:

  • Skills for Personal and Family Living

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Binder with tab or folder (with prongs), class and homework assignments, class participation, notes, and quizzes
  • Completion of projects
  • Lab Participation  
  • Tests and Exams

DRESS CODE AND TARDIES: Refer to the District policies and District dress and grooming code.  

CLASSROOM RULES pending per the Principles of Human Services students and Ms. Melendes. 

 

Consequences for disruptive behavior:

  • Warning
  • Temporarily move to another seat and/or phone call to parent
  • Permanent move to another seat and phone call to parent
  • Counselor and/or Discipline Referral

 

 

GRADING:

 40 %  Daily: attendance, folder, class assignments, notes, class participation, lab participation and quizzes

 30%   Tests

 15%   Projects

 15%   Homework and Exam

100%

MAKE-UP WORK:

Following an excused absence, it is the student’s responsibility to complete and turn in any missed work. 

  • Missing assignments are accepted up until two weeks pass the due date. 
  • Points will be deducted for assignments submitted past original due date. Students with excused absence will be given extended deadline. 
  • Check with another student for missed assignments (notes). 
  • Handouts/assignments can be found in folder located on table next to teacher desk and Google Classroom.
  • Tutoring is scheduled Monday through Thursday after school. 

Course Outline 

  1. The student demonstrates personal characteristics for success in high-skill, high-wage, high-demand careers.
  2. The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in consumer services.
  3. The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in counseling and mental health services.
  4. The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in family and community services.
  5. The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectives in family and community services.
  6. The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in personal care services.

Contact Information:  Parents may reach me by calling the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, 989-1576.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, I am always happy to talk to parents /guardians.

Course Syllabus for Principles of Human Services, 2016-2017.

I have read and understand the above information for Principles of Human Services and understand what is required to be successful and earn a passing grade in this course.

Please return this page to Ms. Melendes.  Thank you.

Student’s Name (please print):                                                          

Student’s Signature:                                                                           Date:                          

Parent/Guardian Signature:                                                                 Date:                          

============================================================================

COURSE SYLLABUS


INSTRUCTOR:
  Ms. Melendes                                       SCHOOL YEAR:           2016 - 2017    


COURSE: Practicum in Education and Training 1 & 2    ROOM #    403                           

Practicum in Education and Training focuses on leadership functions, protocol, etiquette, ethics and public policy for working in the human sciences related professions. 

TEKS:

  1. The student explores the teaching and training profession.
  2. The student understands the learner and learning process. 
  3. The student communicates effectively. 
  4. The student plans and uses effective instruction. 
  5. The student creates and maintains an effective learning environment.
  6. The student assesses instruction and learning. 
  7. The student understands the relationship between school and society. 
  8. The student develops technology skills. 
  9. The student continues development as a teaching or training professional. 
  10. The student participates in field-based experiences in education or training.
  11. The student documents technical knowledge and skills. 

TEXTBOOKS:

      Teaching                                        Becoming a Teacher

      Reaching to Teach                        Introduction to Early Childhood Education

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3 ring binder (1 inch or 1 ½ inch): class and homework assignments, notes, quizzes
  • Keep a daily journal/log, and weekly report
  • Daily Activities and Requirements
  • Projects, Tests, Evaluations and Exams

 MAKE-UP WORK:

  • Missing class assignments are due the following Monday and points will be deducted daily for late submissions. 
  • It is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to request the missed class assignments (hand-outs, etc.) and ask what needs to be made up. 
  • Class notes must be obtained from a student, explanation of information discussed on Monday will not be done during class time, and this must be obtained during tutoring, after school.
  • Handouts/assignments can be found in folder located on table next to teacher desk and Google Classroom.
  • Journal/log or weekly report is due the following day you return to school.  
  • Tutoring is scheduled Monday through Thursday after school. 

 DRESS CODE AND TARDIES:  Refer to the District policies and District dress and grooming code; the codes apply at your internship campus.  In addition, the professional dress code established by Ms. Melendes applies at your assigned elementary school.

CLASSROOM RULES pending per Practicum in Education and Training students and Ms. Melendes. 

 

 Consequences for disruptive behavior:

  • Warning
  • Temporarily move to another seat and/or phone call to parent
  • Permanent move to another seat and phone call to parent
  • Counselor and/or Discipline Referral

 
GRADING:

 25%   Daily: Journal/Log, Weekly Report, class assignments, binder, notes,

 15%   Specific Daily Requirements: attendance, required to wear ID Badge, dress code, punctual bus pick up.

 20%   Projects, Quizzes and Community Service

 25%   Tests, and Mentor Evaluations

 15%   Semester: Exam

100%

 INTERNSHIP

 The first three weeks of the school year will be a concentration of work in the high school classroom.  Thereafter, students will be placed with their mentor.  Four days a week, (Tuesday-Friday), students will be at their assigned internship campus with their mentor and one day a week, (Monday) in their high school classroom with their teacher.  Attendance points will be deducted if you miss more than one Monday during a grading cycle. Valuable information and assignments will be discussed and conducted.

Contact Information: Parents may reach me by calling the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, 989-1576.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, I am always happy to talk to parents/guardians.

Course Syllabus for Practicum in Education and Training 2016-2017

 I have read and understand the above information for Practicum in Education and Training and understand what is required to be successful and earn a passing grade in this course.

 Please return this page to Ms. Melendes.  Thank you.

 Student’s Name (please print):                                                          

Student’s Signature:
                                                                           Date:                          

Parent/Guardian Signature:                                                                 Date:                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Site Powered by: SharpSchool © 2004-2017 Education Web Hosting & Content Management Solutions