Test Answers on early childhood education

CH 9 (Early Childhood: Cognitive Development)

____&____were famous for their descriptions of cognition. Jean Piaget & Lev Vygotsky preoperational intelligence -Piaget’s 2nd stage of cognition -early childhood (2-6 yrs old) -includes language/imagination (which involves symbolic thought), but logical, operational thinking (reasoning processes) is not yet possible at this stage. (but they’re no longer limited to just senses/motor skills) symbolic thought a […]

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Early Childhood Exam 1

Goals for an ECE teacher 1. Promoting child development and learning 2. Building family and community relationships 3. Observing, documenting, and assessing to support young children and families 4. Using developmentally effective approaches to support young children and families 5. Teaching and learning 6. Becoming a professional Developmentally Appropriate Practice -Also called DAP -A framework […]

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Chapter 9: Early Childhood: Cognitive Development

What are the strengths and weaknesses of preoperational thought? (The book never said that any of these were strengths or weaknesses, they just characterize preoperational thought. If you have thoughts on what may or may not be a strength or weakness, feel free to let me know!) Weakness: logical thought isn’t possible yet; evident in […]

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Early Childhood- Cognitive development

Piaget- preoperational intelligence cognitive development between ages 2-6 includes language and imagination suggests logical, operational thinking is yet possible at this stage Piaget- symbolic thought Major accomplishment of preoperational intelligence Allows a child to think symbolically, including understand that words can refer to things not seen or that an item can symbolize something help helps […]

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ch 8-10 – Early childhood

epiphyses growth centers in which cartilage hardens into bone. between ages 2 and 6, approximately 45 new ephiphyses emerge in various parts of the skeleton. Good measure of chronological age. skeletal age x-rays of children’s bodies enables doctors to estimate children’s progress toward physical maturity. synaptic pruning neurons that are seldom stimulated lose their connective […]

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Ch: 7 Physical and Cognitive Development in early childhood

question Most U.S. children average ___ hours of sleep by age 5. answer 11 question Sleep disturbances answer tend to run in families and may be tied to separation anxiety. question Enuresis that persists beyond age __ to __ may be a sign of poor self concept. answer 8 to 10 question By age 3, […]

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Chapter 7: Physical & Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

question *Body weight more than 20% higher than the average weight for a person of a given age and height.* answer Obesity question What 2 benefits do minor illnesses give children? answer 1. Build up of immunity towards illnesses they may be exposed in. 2. Provides some emotional benefits. question The greatest danger from children […]

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Chapter 7 – Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

question Which of the following statements best describes the key elements of Piaget’s second stage of cognitive development? answer All the following are true: (1) Children from stable concepts and begin to reason (2) Children continue to be egocentric and have magical beliefs (3) Children are able to use words to describe their world question […]

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Occupational Therapy in the NICU, Early Intervention & Early Childhood

question NICU: __ technology __ morbidity __ mortality answer increased increased decreased question __: ability to achieve and maintain self organization in each subsystem as needed answer self-regulation question Autonomic Subsystem Stability: -Smooth regular __ -__ stable color -Stable __- no hiccups, gags, emesis -No tremors, startles, twitches, coughs, sneezes answer respiration pink digestion question […]

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CH 8 (Early Childhood: Biosocial Development)

question During early childhood, children slim down as the lower body lengthens and fat turns to muscle. BMI is lower at age 5/6 than at any other time in life. The center of gravity moves from the breasts to the belly, enabling cartwheels, somersaults, and many other motor skills. Increase in height/weight accompany this growth. […]

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Chapter 8 Emotional and Social Development in Early Childhood

question androgyny answer the presence of masculine and feminine personality characteristics in one individual question associative answer Play in which children engage in separate activities but exchange toys and comment on one another’s behavior question authoritarian answer A child rearing style that is low in acceptance and involvement, high in coercive control, and low in […]

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Intro to Early Childhood test#3

question Progression of Brain Development answer At birth, brain weighs ¾ lb. At 6 months, 1 ½ lbs. At 2 years, 2 ¾ lbs. The brain finishes developing at age 10 (adult sized). question Neural Sharing answer selective elimination of synapses in the brain. Based on repeated experiences question Synaptogenesis answer rapid development of neural […]

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HGD Ch. 7 (Physical & Cognitive Development in Early Childhood)

question 2.5″; 5-7 lbs answer The average child grows how many inches and gains how many pounds during early childhood? question Ethnic origin & nutrition answer The two most important contributors to height differences? question Brain & Nervous System answer One of the most important physical developments during early childhood is the continuing development of […]

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Chapter 8: Early Childhood: Biosocial Development

question Adoption answer A legal proceeding in which an adult or couple unrelated to a child is granted the joys and obligations of being that child’s parent(s). question Myelination answer The process by which axons become coated with myelin, a fatty substance that speeds the transmission of nerve impulses from neuron to neuron. question Amygdala […]

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Chapter 4 : Early Childhood

question Lateralization answer process in which the two hemispheres of the brain begin to operate slightly differently during early childhood question gross motor skills answer Skills based upon large muscle group movements and most easily observed during whole body movements such as hopping, skipping and running question fine motor skills answer Skills based on small […]

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Early Childhood Education

question Gender-Based Differences answer Boys are more likely to have adjustment problems in school than girls are. Girls tend to outperform boys in primary grades. Boys tend to outperform girls in the secondary grades. Some standardized tests are inherently biased against girls. Girls tend to do more poorly in math than boys, probably due to […]

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Early Childhood Education Content Exams

question Which ages does the field of early childhood education serve? answer Birth through eight years old question Which study was the first to determine the lasting effects of a high quality preschool education on educational and economic outcomes for children? answer The Perry Preschool Project question What is the best definition of development? answer […]

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Early Childhood Development

question Which one of the following best illustrates physical development as a developmental domain? answer hold and use a pencil more easily than they could last year. question Which one of the following best illustrates social-emotional development as a developmental domain? answer Carlos is learning how to play cooperatively with his preschool classmates. question Many […]

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Child Exam 3- Early Childhood

question the body mass index or BMI is the lowest of the life span at age: answer 5 and 6 question the most common disease of young children in developed nations is answer early tooth decay question Jodee, age 5 insists on having all of the different foods on her plate separated. If the vegetables […]

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Early Childhood Development Quiz & Test Answers and Questions

question An integrated curriculum answer involves learning goals across multiple content areas. question An effective curriculum to develop creativity in young children should emphasize answer providing appropriate materials, experiences, and relationships to support creative development. question A strong emphasis is placed on ________ in the curriculum for the primary grades. answer learning to read question […]

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Early Childhood Literature and Language Final Exam

question Probably the most critical area of an infant’s life that affects language growth is​ answer emotional relationships and attachment. question The number of brain synapses is believed to peak at​ answer ​24 to 36 months. question ​The reading of picture books to children younger than one year of age answer ​may create positive or […]

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