Basic Essentials In Early Childhood Ed - Chapters 1-4

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Early Childhood Education Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz on chapters 1-4 from the textbook Basic Essentials in Early Childhood Education in order to study for a test on tuesday.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who believed that children are inherently good and emphasized a flexible atmosphere to meet the needs of children?
    • A. 

      John Locke

    • B. 

      Jean Jacques Rousseau

    • C. 

      John Comenius

    • D. 

      Maria Montessori

  • 2. 
    What are the four basic themes of early childhood education?
  • 3. 
    What years are included in the term early chidhood education?
  • 4. 
    Who was John Amos Comenius and what book did he write?
  • 5. 
    What is tabula rasa and who originated the theory?
  • 6. 
    Who emphasized the idea of an integrated curriculum that would develop the whole child?
    • A. 

      Johann Pestalozzi

    • B. 

      Maria Montessori

    • C. 

      John Comenius

    • D. 

      John Locke

  • 7. 
    Who is considered to be the father of kindergarten and wrote the book "education of man"?
    • A. 

      Rudolf Steiner

    • B. 

      Erik Erickson

    • C. 

      Johann Pestalozzi

    • D. 

      Friedrich Froebel

  • 8. 
    Which educator emphasized a prepared environment, self correcting and sequential materials and trust in childrens drive to learn?
    • A. 

      John Locke

    • B. 

      Erik Erikson

    • C. 

      Maria Montessori

    • D. 

      Rudolf Steiner

  • 9. 
    Who developed the Waldorf Schools?
    • A. 

      John Dewey

    • B. 

      Patty Smith Hill

    • C. 

      Rudolf Steiner

    • D. 

      John Rousseau

  • 10. 
    Who founded the progressive movement in education?
    • A. 

      John Dewey

    • B. 

      Patty Smith Hill

    • C. 

      John F Kennedy

    • D. 

      John Comenius

  • 11. 
    Who founded the National Association for the Education of Young Children?
    • A. 

      Freidrich Froebel

    • B. 

      Patty Smith Hill

    • C. 

      John Dewey

    • D. 

      Rudolf Steiner

  • 12. 
    What did Patty Smith Hill write?
  • 13. 
    Who established the bank street college of education?
    • A. 

      Abagail Elliot

    • B. 

      Freidrich Frobel

    • C. 

      John Dewey

    • D. 

      Lucy Sprague Mitchell

  • 14. 
    The Kaiser Childcare center was a WWII era large scale center that operated around the clock in Portland, OR.
    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      TRUE

  • 15. 
    What project began as a result of the civil rights struggle and was designed to fight the war on poverty?
    • A. 

      Head start

    • B. 

      Monetessori schools

    • C. 

      Kaiser childcare centers

  • 16. 
    What year did Head Start begin?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1976

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1970

  • 17. 
    Who wrote the book "Baby and Choldcare" which introduced the concept of child proofing a home?
    • A. 

      Dr Spock

    • B. 

      Abagail Elliott

    • C. 

      T Berry Brazelton

    • D. 

      Susan Isaacs

  • 18. 
    This school was centered around fresh air, bathing, and sleep to improve the health of children living in the slums of London. Who was the founder?
    • A. 

      Abagail Elliott

    • B. 

      Susan Isaacs

    • C. 

      Maria Montessori

    • D. 

      The McMillian sisters

  • 19. 
    Learning via rote memory is useless to children.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 20. 
    Who developed the Regio Emilia school?
    • A. 

      Loris Malaguzzi

    • B. 

      Maria Montessori

    • C. 

      Freidrich Frobel

    • D. 

      Erik Erikson

  • 21. 
    What is considered a solution to abuse in childcare centers?
    • A. 

      Higher pay

    • B. 

      Police walking though everyday

    • C. 

      Accreditation

    • D. 

      More employees

  • 22. 
    Multicultural education is a way to avoid attitude crystallization.
    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      TRUE

  • 23. 
    What is the trilemma in childcare?
    • A. 

      Quality for children

    • B. 

      Affordability for parents

    • C. 

      Adequate compensation for staff

    • D. 

      All of the above