Edec 3000 Chapter 7

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In the upbringing of a child, a lot is done. Childcare is therefore, a collective responsibility of the whole community as whole. The quiz below probes the different aspects and concepts of childcare. Enjoy the learning.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Child care that is provided in a child’s own family or extended family is called which of the following?
    • A. 

      Family child care

    • B. 

      Intergenerational care

    • C. 

      Proprietary child care

    • D. 

      Child care by family and relatives

  • 2. 
    A child care program that integrates children and the elderly in an early childhood and adult care facility is called what? . 
    • A. 

      Proprietary child care

    • B. 

      Center-based child care

    • C. 

      Intergenerational child care

    • D. 

      Popular child care

  • 3. 
    Annie, an infant and toddler child care teacher, is working hard to create a challenging environment for her students. According to our text, this means she is reflecting on which of the following areas?
    • A. 

      Opportunities for the infants and toddlers to develop their brain through songs and finger plays

    • B. 

      Opportunities for the infants and toddlers to be actively involved with other children, staff and parents.

    • C. 

      Opportunities for the infants and toddlers to hear and respond to two different languages throughout the day.

    • D. 

      Opportunities for the infants and toddlers to take part in reading skills and phonemic awareness drills.

  • 4. 
    At the Loving Care Child Care Center, caregivers for the children are trained in early childhood development and a child-oriented philosophy. This is part of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Required baseline practices

    • B. 

      A child care philosophy

    • C. 

      A quality early childhood program

    • D. 

      A safe and healthy early childhood program

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements is true for wealthy parents?
    • A. 

      They tend to enroll their children in childcare in greater numbers than low income parents.

    • B. 

      They tend to prefer to hire a live-in nanny to help care for their children

    • C. 

      They tend to prefer to have the dad stay at home to take care of the children.

    • D. 

      They tend to employ the services of their parents to help care for their children.

  • 6. 
    The organization that has established a national, voluntary accreditation system to set professionals standards for early childhood programs and to help families identify high-quality programs is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Universal Design (UD)

    • B. 

      National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

    • C. 

      Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

    • D. 

      Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

  • 7. 
    The demand for child care is increasing. This means that the challenge for early childhood professionals is ______________.
    • A. 

      Advocating for all children to read by the age of three

    • B. 

      Advocating for and creating quality child care programs

    • C. 

      Advocating that the adult-to-child ratio be abandoned to serve more children

    • D. 

      Advocating computers be a part of all toddler development programs

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Parents have guaranteed insurance for their child

    • B. 

      Parents can drop in for lunch.

    • C. 

      Parents save time by “carpooling” with their children.

    • D. 

      Parents have peace of mind knowing their children are safe, close, and well cared for.

  • 9. 
    According to the text, when selecting child care parents rate the warmth of caregivers, use of a play-based curriculum and education level of caregivers as the most important factors. What is the biggest challenge child care faces in making this happen?
    • A. 

      Providing these qualities in the infant and toddler classrooms.

    • B. 

      Providing these qualities in a way that adheres to state guidelines.

    • C. 

      Providing these qualities in a way that is developmentally appropriate.

    • D. 

      Providing these qualities in a way that responds to families’ culture and language.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a true statement about military child care?
    • A. 

      Daily services are provided for the largest number of children of any employer in the United States.

    • B. 

      Shifting work schedules and readiness requirements demands a child care system that is flexible and yet maintains high standards.

    • C. 

      The system offers a range of child care possibilities which include nights and weekends.

    • D. 

      Four main components make up the Department of Defense child development system and it serves children from birth to eighteen years.

  • 11. 
    It is important that caregivers teach infants and toddlers healthy habits. In fact, one of the most important factors in keeping children healthy and avoiding illness is _________.
    • A. 

      Getting flu shots in September

    • B. 

      Frequent hand washing

    • C. 

      Washing toys frequently in a light bleach solution

    • D. 

      Providing breathing masks for children who might be sick

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT an accreditation standards administered through the National Academy of Early Childhood programs?
    • A. 

      Using content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum

    • B. 

      Building family and community relationships

    • C. 

      Promoting child development and learning

    • D. 

      Linguistic and language development

  • 13. 
    Four-year old Susie goes to Ms. Lacy’s house every day while her mother is working. She enjoys playing with her four friends who also stay with Ms. Lacy while their mothers are at work. Susie is staying in which type of child care program?
    • A. 

      Family child care

    • B. 

      Family and relative care

    • C. 

      Proprietary child care

    • D. 

      Center child care

  • 14. 
    Child care centers run by corporations, businesses, or individual proprietors for the purpose of making a profit are called what?
    • A. 

      Employee-sponsored child care programs

    • B. 

      Laboratory school programs

    • C. 

      Intergenerational care programs

    • D. 

      Proprietary child care programs

  • 15. 
    In this chapter you learned that research has proven that child care assistance is positively associated with which of the following?
    • A. 

      The long-term employment and financial well-being of parents.

    • B. 

      The advancement of women in the corporate workplace.

    • C. 

      The involvement of both parents in the education of the child.

    • D. 

      The success of second language acquisition.

  • 16. 
    Child care has many different looks and designs. According to the textbook, parents and other primary caregivers base their decisions about using child care primarily on which of the following three factors?
    • A. 

      Quality, equality and size

    • B. 

      Equality, respect and trust

    • C. 

      Accessibility, trust and affordability

    • D. 

      Accessibility, quality and affordability

  • 17. 
    The text defines child care as which of the following?
    • A. 

      A functional activity for parents that supplants the care of children before, during and after working hours.

    • B. 

      A custodial care that supplements care from relatives on an as needed basis.

    • C. 

      A comprehensive service to children and families that supplements the care children receive from their families.

    • D. 

      Care from relatives or employees wanting to support the family in educating children.