Human Growth & Development

  • Human Growth and Development is a 2 semester course which offers the student 1 credit and is taught at the tenth through twelfth grade levels.

    The activities, daily work, and learning follows a discovery and student-centered learning model. This course gives students a real world understanding of human growth and development across the lifespan. The material covered in HGD is generally taught in a postsecondary introductory developmental psychology or human development course. 

    Students will study development across the lifespan with emphasis upon research, theoretical perspective, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development milestones.  This course is a pre-requisite for participation in the Ready, Set, Teach program. 

    Students will be expected to think critically across subjects, and use knowledge from different academic areas such as language arts and technology.