Foundations of ECE chapter 1 test

Question 1 of 32

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One in five children in the united states are poor

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 32

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The first definitive position on developmentally appropriate practice included serving children from infancy through age eight.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 32

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Head start began as the government's war on poverty in the 1960's

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 32

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Johann Pestalozzi proposed teaching individual children with a tutor rather than in groups.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 32

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The beginning of nursery schools goes back to england

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 32

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John Locke's theory of individual differences states that heredity makes all the difference

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 32

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Loris Malaguzzi articulated the philosophy and practices of Reggio Emilia

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 32

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Maria Montessori started the first italian kindergarten

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 32

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"Sabbath Schools" and "Midnight Schools" were the mainstay of education for African Americans before the civil war.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 32

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The "No Child Left Behind" Act has reformed education towards more social and emotional goals for children.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 32

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Issues of today in early childhood education center on financing schools

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 32

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Friedrich Froebel coined the term "kindergarten" which means children's garden

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 32

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Being familiar with the professions history gives a sense of support and financial aid

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 32

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The Renaissance and Reformation periods saw the first call for universal education

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 32

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Kindergarten is required in every state in the united states

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 32

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Jean Jacques Rousseau believed that children are naturally good

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 17 of 32

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Rudolf Steiner was____.

Select one of the following:

  • A german educator

  • The philosopher who brought montessori education to the united states

  • a puritan who advocated literacy for all

  • a swiss educator

Question 18 of 32

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John Locke, considered to be the founder of modern educational philosophy, conceived the theory of ___.

Select one of the following:

  • The scientific method

  • Natural Evil

  • Tabula Rasa

  • inherited genes

Question 19 of 32

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Which statement is true?

Select one of the following:

  • Sixty-four percent of mothers with children younger than six are in the workforce.

  • There are sufficient quality child care programs for those who need them.

  • Two forms of child care—family child care and nannies—are the most popular type of programs.

  • Licensing of family child care homes has decreased.

Question 20 of 32

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Comenius, who wrote the first picture book for children, also stressed ____.

Select one of the following:

  • universal literacy

  • improvement in health conditions

  • the scientific method

  • learning by doing

Question 21 of 32

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Comenius, who wrote the first picture book for children, also stressed ____.

Select one of the following:

  • universal literacy

  • improvement in health conditions

  • the scientific method

  • learning by doing

Question 22 of 32

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Friedrich Froebel, the father of kindergarten, developed an educational system that ____.

Select one of the following:

  • trained parents

  • used educational toys, or gifts

  • used books in class

  • raised children to adulthood

Question 23 of 32

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Jean Jacques Rousseau suggested that schools ought to be ____.

Select one of the following:

  • more structured

  • flexible

  • more abstract

  • less training oriented

Question 24 of 32

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Lucy Sprague Mitchell helped sponser one of the following__.

Select one of the following:

  • the first laboratory school

  • WPA nurseries

  • Children's literature workshops

  • Daughters of the American Revolution

Question 25 of 32

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One way to improve the quality of child care is to ____.

Select one of the following:

  • have parents pay more

  • pay teachers less

  • hire less qualified teachers

  • have funding commensurate with per child levels in elementary schools

Question 26 of 32

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Four aspects of a sense of professionalism are ____.

Select one of the following:

  • prestige, identity, career ladder, pay

  • identity, literacy, career ladder, child’s interests

  • identity, engaging in developmentally appropriate practices, high pay, enjoyment of children

  • identity, engaging in developmentally appropriate practices, commitment to ethical teaching, participation in work as a legitimate livelihood.

Question 27 of 32

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Which statement about childhood today is not true?

Select one of the following:

  • Many children are often under stress

  • Many children are more protected than ever before

  • Many children are often enlisted as co-parents in their own upbringing

  • Many children are overenrolled and overscheduled in enrichment activities

Question 28 of 32

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One of every ____ poor children lives in a family where even though the parent works the wages are too low.

Select one of the following:

  • ten

  • three

  • five

  • twenty-five

Question 29 of 32

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The first large-scale effort to focus on children of poverty in America was ____.

Select one of the following:

  • the Renaissance

  • Head Start

  • the Montessori method

  • Rousseau’s children’s garden

Question 30 of 32

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Early childhood education refers to ____.

Select one of the following:

  • the early elementary grades

  • group settings from birth to age eight

  • infant education

  • programs for children younger than five

Question 31 of 32

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Margaret McMillan ____.

Select one of the following:

  • advocated children being protected from the elements

  • saw the importance of healthy bodies before attempting to instruct the mind

  • worked with her mother Sarah to found Deptford School

  • taught reading to Australian children

Question 32 of 32

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In most child abuse situations ____.

Select one of the following:

  • the majority are sexually abused

  • the abused child is more likely to commit a crime and/or become a pregnant teenager.

  • most are older than six 6 years

  • the abuse happens in child care centers

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