Quiz For Child care Choice

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Child Care Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz can help you get an idea of what type of program you may want to look at in choosing care for your child. Consider each question in terms of your child and your goals for them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The child care program's primary goal focuses on:
    • A. 

      The child's interest and natural learning (the teacher does not interfere)

    • B. 

      Helping the child plan their activities before they conduct them and review the activity after it is completed

    • C. 

      Helping children explore and locate information based on their interests and questions

    • D. 

      Helping the children use their senses to explore their world

    • E. 

      Promoting self-directed activities for children to complete individually or with others (if desired)

    • F. 

      The child's mind, body, and spirit

    • G. 

      Children's play and learning is informed by children's development and socio-cultural background

  • 2. 
    The teacher's role is primarily to:
    • A. 

      Play with the children and make sure that they are engaged

    • B. 

      Observe the children and not disrupt their natural curious state

    • C. 

      Provide well-though out materials and help facilitate the child's ideas with specific plans which are reviewed and discussed

    • D. 

      Observe and keep detailed records of the child's thoughts, predictions, and information gathered

    • E. 

      Prepare a purposeful environment where children can work on tasks and the teacher doesn't interrupt

    • F. 

      Ask children open-ended questions in order to help children engage creatively

    • G. 

      Prepares the classroom in order to allow children to explore their environment

    • H. 

      Act as an additional parental figure who is loving, caring, and models actions for the children

    • I. 

      Use developmental understanding to guide children's learning

  • 3. 
    The Child's primary responsibility is to:
    • A. 

      Play and the curriculum that develops around his/her interests

    • B. 

      Plan, complete play activities, and discuss activities after they are completed

    • C. 

      Initiate questions and predictions about topics and gather information to answer questions and check predictions

    • D. 

      Initiate learning by using the different materials in the classroom

    • E. 

      Engage with the materials in a purposeful way and to complete practical tasks individually or with others (if desired)

    • F. 

      Play and develop both spiritually and physically

    • G. 

      Play and engage with other students

  • 4. 
    The preferred material used in the classroom is:
    • A. 

      Wooden or other natural material toys based on real world objects (like a play kitchen or yarn balls)

    • B. 

      Natural toys focused on finger manipulations, sorting by size or color, or real world activities like buckling or pouring

    • C. 

      Wooden or other natural materials focused on creative expression, including artistic materials, tree blocks, dolls, or animals

    • D. 

      Doesn't matter; all types of materials are acceptable

  • 5. 
    Upon leaving the program, the child will be able to:
    • A. 

      Be curious, extend play over a period of time, and set the pace and structure of his/her own learning

    • B. 

      Be prepared for kindergarten and score higher tests than children who are similar to him/her

    • C. 

      Be curious, represent knowledge in a variety of ways, ask questions, and understand how to solve problems through research

    • D. 

      Interact with his/her world through people, events, and materials

    • E. 

      Be independent, focused, and self-reliant

    • F. 

      Use his/her imagination and focus on the body and mind

    • G. 

      Play and engage with other students to learn

  • 6. 
    The family is:
    • A. 

      Expected to provide materials and is viewed as the expert on the child

    • B. 

      Considered a partner and helps the child learn

    • C. 

      Expected to work closely with the caregivers

    • D. 

      Not expected to be too involved. It is important that family members do not interrupt the child's daily tasks

  • 7. 
    This type of activity is very important in a program:
    • A. 

      Play-based learning

    • B. 

      Language skills

    • C. 

      Mathematical skills

    • D. 

      Scientific inquiry

    • E. 

      Social and emotional skills

    • F. 

      Preparation for kindergarten (reading, writing, math skills)

    • G. 

      Culturally inclusive

    • H. 

      Art

    • I. 

      Social interaction

    • J. 

      Physical development

    • K. 

      Spiritual development (not necessarily religious)

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