Enroll in Parenting Skills with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended to help you familiarize yourself with various aspects of
child development and parenting. This course has 12 lessons organized into three units, plus
three Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course covers fundamental concepts of parenting and child rearing. It also covers essential
communication skills related to parent-child interaction. In addition, the course covers workplace
skills, such as positive work ethics, integrity, and resource management. It also covers some
recent trends in parenting.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work on the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology-enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Describe the roles and responsibilities of parents and discuss myths and realities of parenthood.
Explore various parenting skills, including positive parenting skills.
Examine the role of effective communication in a parent-child relationship.
Describe how family plays an important role in effective childcare.
Explain how reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are responsible for effective communication.
Demonstrate a positive work ethic and integrity through abiding by workplace policies and
laws and demonstrating honesty and reliability.
Discuss management of time, tasks, and resources by organizing a proper plan.
Explain how technology and cultural diversity influence parenting.