Characteristics Of A Good Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about the Characteristics of a Good Early Childhood Education. It focuses on how Preschool teachers should have and handle Preschool curriculum and preschoolers. Preschool teachers should be able to determine the basic guidelines in the Preschool Curriculum. Situations are presented below in order to tap the critical thinking of the teachers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In a good program, adults are involved with children. They are nurturing and responsive. There is ample verbal exchange and interactions which aim to teach, not just to control.
    • A. 

      Developmental Appropriateness of the Program

    • B. 

      Child-adult Interaction

    • C. 

      Physical Environment

    • D. 

      Mixed-Age Groupings

  • 2. 
    For very young preschoolers, NAEYC recommends no more than 12 children per group and a maximum group size of 20 children is recommended for four- and five-year olds.
    • A. 

      Child-adult Ratio

    • B. 

      Developmental Appropriateness of the Program

    • C. 

      Group Size

    • D. 

      Child-adult Interaction

  • 3. 
    Child development theory and research have given us a good understanding of what young children are like and under what conditions they thrive and learn best.
    • A. 

      Developmental Appropriateness of the Program

    • B. 

      Staff Consistency

    • C. 

      Physical Environment

    • D. 

      Staff Qualifications

  • 4. 
    Studies show that children benefit when parents and the early childhood staff share a common commitment to the best interest of the children.
    • A. 

      Respect and Concern for Staff

    • B. 

      Staff Consistency

    • C. 

      Teacher Benefits

    • D. 

      Family Involvement