Introduction To Early Childhood Education & Services Mid-term Fall 2014

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Introduction To Early Childhood Education & Services Mid-term Fall 2014


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following are all factors that have led to the rise in the need for quality early childhood educators except ____.
    • A. 

      Rise in single parent homes

    • B. 

      Parents going back to college

    • C. 

      Families are moving to find employment

    • D. 

      Grandparents are still in the workforce

  • 2. 
    Check all the options below that are characteristics of a successful childhood educator.
    • A. 

      Empathic

    • B. 

      Quick Tempered

    • C. 

      Compassionate

    • D. 

      Understanding

    • E. 

      Skilled Problem Solver

    • F. 

      Impatient

    • G. 

      Sensitive

  • 3. 
    Submitting to a Criminal Background check is required by all professionals working with children.  They are looking specifically for crimes against _______.
  • 4. 
    Another legal responsibility is privacy and confidentiality.  Under the ________ law, I can not share a child's information without written consent from the parent/guardian.
  • 5. 
    My last responsibility as a childcare professional is to become a ______ reporter, which means I must report all suspected child abuse to Child Protective Services.
  • 6. 
    Select all of the Communication Skills below.  Remember the Employability Skills chart.
    • A. 

      Speaking Skills

    • B. 

      Responsibility & Commitment

    • C. 

      Writing Skills

    • D. 

      Reading Skills

    • E. 

      Using reliable resources

    • F. 

      Listening Skills

    • G. 

      Work Ethic

    • H. 

      Body Language

  • 7. 
    Check all the circumstances in which having math skills on the job would be beneficial.
    • A. 

      Paycheck errors

    • B. 

      Accrued days off

    • C. 

      Preparing a presentation

    • D. 

      Giving a speech

    • E. 

      Maintaining a budget

  • 8. 
    The first step in finding a job is to research what's available based on your qualifications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is ok to stop by and ask for a job application in your sweatpants as long as you are dressed to impress at the interview.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Be sure to read the instructions carefully before completing each section.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Print neatly using blue or pink ink.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    If you don't have the address for a reference, it's still ok to list them as long as the phone number is correct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Even if your resume goes onto multiple pages, make sure you provide detail about all your education and work experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    On a resume you should always list education and work experience in reverse chronological order.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A cover letter should include highlights from your resume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    As long as you have typed your name, signing it isn't necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Be sure to arrive on time to give yourself plenty of time to prepare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    It's helpful to drive to your location the day prior so you know how to get there and can plan accordingly the day of.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Check the boxes below that would suggest appropriate attire for a female attending an interview.  
    • A. 

      Black, 5 inch heels

    • B. 

      Business suit

    • C. 

      Brightly patterned blouse

    • D. 

      Loose hair pulled back out of face

    • E. 

      Closed toe flats, or small heel

    • F. 

      Large purse to accommodate all materials

    • G. 

      Minimal make up and perfume

    • H. 

      Solid color button up

    • I. 

      Pantyhose

    • J. 

      Briefcase with at least 3 copies of your resume

    • K. 

      Lots of jewelry

  • 20. 
    Check the boxes below that would suggest appropriate attire for a male attending an interview.  
    • A. 

      White socks with black shoes

    • B. 

      Business suit

    • C. 

      Solid colored tie

    • D. 

      Rugged facial hair

    • E. 

      Nice jeans with a jacket

    • F. 

      Bookbag

    • G. 

      Minimal cologne

    • H. 

      Solid color button up

    • I. 

      Briefcase with at least 3 copies of your resume

    • J. 

      Lots of jewelry

  • 21. 
    At the beginning of an interview, you should ____ hands prior to sitting down.
  • 22. 
    To show that you are engaged in the conversation, you must always maintain ___ contact.
  • 23. 
    It's ok to ____ questions if you are unsure of what the interviewer is asking.
  • 24. 
    Following up with a ___________ letter is a great way to set yourself aside from the others.
  • 25. 
    Large and small motor skills as well as balance and coordination are all examples of which area of child development?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Intellectual

    • C. 

      Emotional

    • D. 

      Social

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