Developmentally Appropriate Practice Midterm

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  • 1. 
    The NAEYC position statement includes all of the following except
    • A. 

      Children are active learners drawing on direct physical and social experiences

    • B. 

      Play is an important vehicle for childrens social, emotional and cognitive development

    • C. 

      Children learn best when a teacher directs them and provides constant worksheets and observations


  • 2. 
    Play is Pleasurable to children because Choose the best answer
    • A. 

      Play is fun

    • B. 

      Their Self Esteem as learners and as people is nurtured.

    • C. 

      Play creates positive feelings


  • 3. 
    Play develops Choose the best answer
    • A. 

      Teacher student relations

    • B. 

      Social, emotional,physical, cognitive

    • C. 

      Piagets tehroies only


  • 4. 
    True or False  In A Developmentally Appropriate Classroom There is No Way Of Telling if Children Are Learning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    True or False  Developmentally Appropriate Practice does not have goals or objectives
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    When A Child Plays Alone without interaction with others this is
    • A. 

      Onlooker Play

    • B. 

      Parallel Play

    • C. 

      Solitary Play


  • 7. 
    When A Child observes Play and is hesitant about interaction with others this is
    • A. 

      Onlooker Play

    • B. 

      Parallel Play

    • C. 

      Solitary Play


  • 8. 
    When children share materials or play near each other without connecting their play this is
    • A. 

      Solitary Play

    • B. 

      Associative Group Play

    • C. 

      Parallel Play


  • 9. 
    When children share materials or play with each other and they have a goal and/or  purpose, this type of  play  is
    • A. 

      Solitary Play

    • B. 

      Associative Group Play

    • C. 

      Parallel Play

    • D. 

      Cooperative play


  • 10. 
    When a child simply watches others at play and just looks around and does not want to get involved, this is called
    • A. 

      Solitary Play

    • B. 

      Onlooker Play

    • C. 

      Dramatic Play

    • D. 

      Unoccupied play


  • 11. 
    When a child dresses up and plays house  this is called
    • A. 

      Solitary Play

    • B. 

      Onlooker Play

    • C. 

      Dramatic Play


  • 12. 
    Children creating imaginary roles is also known as
    • A. 

      Constructive play

    • B. 

      Associative Group Play

    • C. 

      Dramatic Play


  • 13. 
    If a teacher yells at a student or constantly puts them in time out.  This can affect the students choose the best answer
    • A. 

      Breathing techniques and listening skills

    • B. 

      Anger and reading skills

    • C. 

      Self control and self esteem


  • 14. 
    What are the four types of development
    • A. 

      Social, Development, Emotional, Physical

    • B. 

      Emotional, Cognitive, Spiritual, Rational

    • C. 

      Cognitive,Social, Physical,Emotional


  • 15. 
    Why is it important to make your curriculum/lesson plan  diverse?
    • A. 

      Because the other teachers are doing the same.

    • B. 

      Because their can always be students and/or parents from different cultures.

    • C. 

      Because it makes the day run smoother


  • 16. 
    What are typical behaviors from toddlers?
    • A. 

      Speaking, taste, holding,seeing

    • B. 

      Crawling, Tasting, Emotions, Feeling

    • C. 

      Climbing, Eating, Communicating, Banging


  • 17. 
    Preschoolers like to
    • A. 

      Walk, Run, Talk and Climb, Socialize

    • B. 

      Walk, Shop, and Talk

    • C. 

      Eat, Drink and Party


  • 18. 
    What are typical behaviors from infants?
    • A. 

      Speaking, taste, holding,seeing

    • B. 

      Crawling, Tasting, Emotions, Feeling

    • C. 

      Climbing, Eating, Communicating, Banging


  • 19. 
    True or False Preschoolers need space and an environment which encourages different kinds of experiences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    Teachers should always help in redirection and solve conflicts and problems.  This is also known as being a ....
    • A. 

      Angel

    • B. 

      Super teacher

    • C. 

      Facilitator


  • 21. 
    In Prescotts Dimensions of an Environment  Softness/Hardness refers to Take an educated guess
    • A. 

      Objects that are soft like play dough, and responsive to touch as well as objects that are hard like a tiled floor

    • B. 

      A classroom that treats children in a soft manner and is not aggressive or mean.

    • C. 

      A clasroom that has hard and strict rules for children to follow.


  • 22. 
    True or False Preschoolers need friendships which can help to develop their social/emotional, cognitive, language,creative and physical developments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 23. 
    Seperation anxiety is
    • A. 

      When a ECE child shows distress when a caregiver or an object is gone

    • B. 

      A classroom that treats children in a seperate manner than adults

    • C. 

      A clasroom that has hard and strict rules for children who leave their seats


  • 24. 
    What is an example of High Mobility?
    • A. 

      Running, Sitting, Walking

    • B. 

      Running , Climbing, Tricycle Riding

    • C. 

      Book Reading, Group activities, Climbing


  • 25. 
    What is an example of gross motor skills?
    • A. 

      Singing, Sitting, Writing

    • B. 

      Running , Climbing, Tricycle Riding

    • C. 

      Book Reading, Group activities, Climbing


  • 26. 
    What is an example of complex play?
    • A. 

      A student on a swing and a teacher pushing them

    • B. 

      A student riding a tricycle alone

    • C. 

      A student who has a shopping list and a shopping cart


  • 27. 
    What is an example of usingfine motor skills?
    • A. 

      A student writing with a crayon

    • B. 

      A student riding a tricycle alone

    • C. 

      A student with shopping list and walking with a shopping cart


  • 28. 
    True or False If a teacher gives early childhood students the power to choose and make choices they will disrespect the teacher and the classroom
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 29. 
    Why should a teacher display student work?
    • A. 

      Because the principal and the curriculum say so

    • B. 

      Because the child may get upset

    • C. 

      Because it creates positive self esteem


  • 30. 
    True or False If a teacher gives early childhood students the power to choose and make choices they will disrespect the teacher and the classroom
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 31. 
    When should a teacher Not have to display student work?
    • A. 

      Because parents may visit the classroom

    • B. 

      Because the child may get upset

    • C. 

      Because it creates positive self esteem


  • 32. 
    Why are worksheets and worksheet assignments frowned upon in an appropriate classroom? Choose the best answer
    • A. 

      Because This work is better for older children

    • B. 

      Because it can be stressful

    • C. 

      Because the NAEYC is very strict


  • 33. 
    Why are students allowed to have choices in a DAP classroom? Choose the best answer
    • A. 

      Because This work is better for older children

    • B. 

      Because it can be stressful

    • C. 

      Because the student works in a natural way


  • 34. 
    What Could A Teacher Have In Their Room If They Have A Student With Special Needs(Disabilities) To Make them Feel At Home and Comfortable? 
    • A. 

      Display material and books with students with disabilities

    • B. 

      A wheelchair

    • C. 

      Bed and pillows


  • 35. 
    Which preoperational thought describes when an toddler or preschooler begins to to show the ability to attach meaning to objects, events and actions?
    • A. 

      Centration

    • B. 

      Egocentrism

    • C. 

      Concreteness

    • D. 

      Symbolic


  • 36. 
    Empathy is
    • A. 

      Being able to understand someone elses feelings and perspective

    • B. 

      Being able to sympathize

    • C. 

      Being able to read a students thoughts


  • 37. 
    What is a good example of irreversibility?
    • A. 

      The child who says that their absent parent is home because that parents car is outside

    • B. 

      The child who knows how to reverse in a toy car

    • C. 

      The child who begins a sentence in class and then cannot remember what he was going to say


  • 38. 
    Which preoperational thought describes when an toddler or preschooler begins to to show the ability to attach meaning to objects, events and actions?
    • A. 

      Centration

    • B. 

      Egocentrism

    • C. 

      Concreteness

    • D. 

      Symbolic


  • 39. 
    What is a good example of conservation?
    • A. 

      The child who says that their absent parent is home because their parents car is outside

    • B. 

      The child who thinks two cookies are the same as one cookie that has been broken in half

    • C. 

      The child who begins a sentence in class and then cannot remember what he was going to say


  • 40. 
    Which one is NOT a theory of Piaget.
    • A. 

      Scaffolding

    • B. 

      Conservation

    • C. 

      Sensorimotor

    • D. 

      Irreversibility


  • 41. 
    True or False Autonomy is when a child needs automatic assistance and help from an adult.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 42. 
    According to the NAEYC ,  Developmentally Appropriate means
    • A. 

      Good work ethics, revised planning, and observation,thoughtful decisions

    • B. 

      A framework, an approach, a philosophy, age appropriate decisions

    • C. 

      Both answers

    • D. 

      Neither answer


  • 43. 
    Is the following appropriate or not appropriate? Children are taught by a rote method and style.   (Rote is when you teach the student by having them memorize without thought of the meaning)
    • A. 

      Appropriate

    • B. 

      Inappropriate


  • 44. 
    Teachers should ask good challenging questions to have children think more deeply
    • A. 

      Appropriate

    • B. 

      Inappropriate


  • 45. 
    Toddlers struggle to "Do it by themselves".  Even if tis hard to accomplish This is an example of
    • A. 

      Separateness

    • B. 

      Guidance

    • C. 

      Autonomy


  • 46. 
    When a child  has the inability to consider another persons point view.  This is :
    • A. 

      Facilitator

    • B. 

      Egocentric

    • C. 

      Didactic


  • 47. 
    Appropriate or Inappropriate Allowing Early Childhood children within a classroom to be able to play anmd make choices.
    • A. 

      Appropriate

    • B. 

      Inappropriate


  • 48. 
    Appropriate or Inappropriate Adults who care for infants must be able to demonstrate physicaltenderness and speaking with encouragement to the infants
    • A. 

      Appropriate

    • B. 

      Inappropriate


  • 49. 
    Restriciting student play, handing out worksheets and constantly correcting preschoolers is....
    • A. 

      Appropriate

    • B. 

      Inappropriate


  • 50. 
    Infants are known for
    • A. 

      Communicating

    • B. 

      Climbing

    • C. 

      Sensorimotor


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