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Early Childhood Chapter Test 2
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A professional early childhood practitioner would do all of the following except:
tell other children's parents about one child's home problems for a better understanding
which of the following is true in terms of family involvement?
the way in which teachers involve the families has a big effect on involvement outcomes
which of the following is not a principle of differentiated instruction?
same curriculum for all students
when assessing young children, teachers should focus on
academic progress and need for special services
physical skills and health
emotional development and social interaction
which of the following is not a John Dewey belief in education?
education should be teacher centered to ensure high quality
during children's free play, the teacher should:
remain alert to how children are playing and set limits and facilitate play when necessary
It is important for early childhood practitioners to understand that:
the most effective programs for young children are those that involve their families
if a parent expresses a concern over your teaching, the best thing to do is:
listen attentively and try to understand his/her concerns
all of the following are the characteristics of Montessori's sensory materials except:
materials are designed so the students can see several qualities at the same time to compare and contrast
which of the following is the most effective way to communicate with families?
communication about a child's performance and class information through a conference, a phone call, or a home visit
which of the following is not a Patty Smith Hill contribution to early childhood education?
her support for formal art lessons (children are told how to do the artwork)
parent involvement is most effective if
the parents' involvement program includes both school and home based activities
the head start program was designed to
give preschool children from low income families a "head start" on their first school experience
a 3rd grade teacher is using the cooperative learning approach. all of the following might occur except:
a teacher works with a small group of students
progressive education was a reaction against traditional forms of public schooling. its proponents advocated greater freedom and spontaneity in play and involvement of children in the social life of a classroom. One of the leaders in this movement was
which of the following actions on the part of a teacher indicates that the teacher is using authentic assessment?
the teacher collects and evaluates students' work
the three interconnected elements of curriculum include:
learners, content, and the process
the primary purpose of assessments is to
inform and influence instruction
after reading the textbook (lol), you now recognize that
none of the above; every assessment technique can be used effectively in some way
to work effectively with families, teachers need to build relationships with families by
conveying an attitude of trust, respect, and acceptance
learning activities should:
be based on children's interests
be adjusted to children's individual needs and abilities
meet multiple objectives if appropriate
a small group of children are making a river with water and sand and floating boats down the river. how is their cognitive development supported by the play?
children solve the problem of directing the water at the right speed and force so water is not absorbed into the sand before it reaches the bend of the water
the most important factor in family-teacher relationship is:
the teacher's nonjudgmental attitude
which of the following IS THE LEAST effective way to challenge the advanced students
more worksheets to reinforce what they've already learned in class
Parents in the reggio-emilia program
are partners with teachers in educating children
if the parents feel heard by teachers, they:
are more likely to hear teachers' answers and explanations in response to their concerns.
Ms. May and her kindergartners are playing a game called "under, over." this is an example of:
families are changing. more single-parents/relatives care for children and more children come from diverse cultural background. which of the following helps teachers effectively involve all guardians and families?
learning and understanding the different ways families rear children and manage their families
ms. brittany sets out different shapes in the math center for her students to play and explore. this is an example of:
teachers should plan activities for children at the appropriate level for their age and for their individual needs, backgrounds, and interests. This kind of planning is based on
teachers' observations and knowledge of these students
teachers should accommodate individual learning styles of students for which one of the following reasons?
it increases students' motivation
all of the following are montessori education beliefs except:
all activities are organized to encourage cooperative learning
which of the following is the least appropriate teaching strategy for early childhood childre?
students work on the worksheets to see how well they improve in math at all times
which of the following is not true of children's play?
play is extrinsically motivated.
to facilitate play, teachers can do all but which of the following
encourage children to play in a specific way
3rd grade teacher Mrs. Swan write brief notes as she observed students. which of the following notes would be most helpful in planning instruction?
ben can't use the soft g generalization to decode the word ginott yet.
when writing the newsletters to the parents, teachers should:
write in best quality
the methods of communication with family, such as email, text, or website are:
ineffective ways of communication with some parents due to lack of access to electronic resources
the best way to evaluate the success of your planned activities to see if your objectives have been achieved is to
reflect on what you did and how children responded, then note what you might do differently next time
when using anecdotal record method, teachers/observers need to record children's behavior without interpretation, just the facts. Which of the following follows this observation rule?
During center time, amy and emily played at the block area. amy built a tower and emily built a barn.
a daily schedule best meets the needs of children when it provides for:
a balance between group instruction an students' chosen activities
both quiet and active activities
indoor and outdoor activities
which of the following is true of parent volunteers in the classroom?
none of the above (all parents should be welcome in the classroom)
which phrase best characterizes the meaning of CCSS
mandatory developmental milestones which gauge adequately early progress
professionals who use the High Scope curriculum create a context for learning by implementing and supporting five essential elements. which of the following is not one of the five essential elements of the High Scope program?
children listen and memorize what the teachers teach
which of the following is not a belief of the reggio emilia schools about children?
individual exploration of the materials is more important than social relationships
it is important to understand the many aspects of parenting, which include all of the following except
parenting today is much the same as when you were raised
which of the following statements about assessment in ECE is not true?
testing is the most appropriate assessment tool for young children?
Teachers ______________ include play in the classroom because play _______________________________________.
should; contributes to the whole child development.
open ended questions:
can be answered in different ways and have multiple correct answers.
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