Test Bank Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education, 4th Edition Sue Bredekamp A+

Test Bank Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education, 4th Edition Sue Bredekamp A+

Test Bank Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education, 4th Edition Sue Bredekamp A+

Test Bank Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education, 4th Edition Sue Bredekamp A+

) The field of early childhood education serves children

A) birth through age 5

B) birth through age 8

C) 3 to 5 years old

D) in kindergarten to third grade

2) NAEYC stands for

A) National Association for the Ethical treatment of Young Children

B) National Association for the Education of Young Children

C) National Association for Engaging Young Children

D) National Association for Early Youth and Childcare centers

3) NAEYC does all of the following except

A) provides funding for start-up childcare and preschool programs

B) administers an accreditation system for high-quality early learning programs for children

C) establishes standards for teacher preparation at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate-degree levels

D) organization of early childhood educators whose mission is to promote high-quality early learning for children ages birth through 8

4) The field of early childhood encompasses all of the following except

A) child care centers

B) preschools

C) primary schools

D) middle schools

5) Preschools are known by all of the following names except

A) playschools

B) child care centers

C) prekindergartens

D) nursery schools

6) A main goal of prekindergarten is promoting school readiness. School readiness is indicated by the child's

A) ability to sit quietly for long periods

B) ability to read

C) successful toilet training

D) various competencies related to success in kindergarten

7) This area of development according to current research affects all other areas of children’s development and strongly predicts their success in school and later life.

A) social and emotional development

B) executive function

C) physical development and health

D) cognition

8) Head Start promotes school readiness for 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds by focusing on

A) athletic coordination

B) social and cognitive development

C) foreign languages in the toddler years

D) music and performing arts skills

9) Brain research indicating that programs aimed at 3- and 4-year-olds are too late to be effective led to the creation of

A) Early Head Start

B) Head Start

C) Step Ahead

D) Early Childhood Intervention Act

10) The growing trend to include children with special needs or challenging behaviors in typical early childhood programs is called

A) Universal Child Care

B) Head Start

C) Inclusion

D) Equal Access

11) The families who face the greatest hurdle in being able to access high quality child care programming are

A) low income families

B) moderate income families

C) urban families

D) single parent families

12) The term that best captures the role of adults caring for children and that commands society’s respect is

A) teacher

B) provider

C) caregiver

D) nurturer

13) Teaching that engages children's interests and adapts for their age, experience, and ability to help them meet challenging and achievable goals is referred to as

A) intentional teaching

B) high quality instruction

C) multifaceted education

D) developmentally appropriate practice

14) This type of teacher has a purpose for the decisions they make and can explain that purpose to others.

A) appropriate teacher

B) intentional teacher

C) good teacher

D) early childhood teacher

15) The minimum requirements for a child care center to operate legally are known as

A) early learning content standards

B) child care licensing standards

C) child care ratio standards

D) operation requirements

16) The state-operated tiered system that evaluates and rates program quality according to achievement of benchmarks beyond those required for minimal licensing is known as

A) operation requirements

B) accreditation rating system

C) child care licensing standards

D) quality rating and improvement systems

17) The voluntary system for identifying high-quality early childhood centers and schools serving children from birth through kindergarten is known as

A) operation requirements

B) accreditation system

C) child care licensing standards

D) quality rating and improvement systems

18) These experiences build the architecture of the brain.

A) later life

B) mid life

C) early life

D) all life

19) Three influential studies that have demonstrated the long-term benefits of high quality early childhood programming are

A) Perry Preschool Project, Abecedarian Early Childhood Intervention Project, Chicago Child-Parent Centers

B) Reggio Emilia, Montessori, and High Scope

C) Prekindergarten, Head Start, Child Care

D) Classroom Assessment Scoring System, Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Early Learning Standards

20) Which state's universal prekindergarten has been most effective is preparing children for school?

A) California

B) Florida

C) Oklahoma

D) New Hampshire

21) Head Start is most effective for children who enter at age

A) one

B) two

C) three

D) four

22) The number of young children growing up in poverty is increasing, especially for

A) children of color

B) girls

C) dual language children

D) children of teen parents

23) Current issues confronting children, families, and teachers include all of the following except

A) threats to children’s play

B) adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

C) opioid crisis

D) lack of emphasis on assessment

24) Describe why the term child care is a better term to describe the field than the term day care.

25) Describe the elements of high quality early childhood education and how it is measured.

26) Discuss some of the issues and challenges with regard to closing the achievement gap.

27) Describe what is meant by "widening the lens."

28) Describe the influence of Brain Research in the profession of early childhood education.

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