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A child's __________ is supported when a good fit exists between his or her needs and abilities and what the environment expects and provides.
 A. intelligence quotient 
 
 B. adaptive quotient 
 
 C. functional capacity 
 
 D. optimal development 
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__________ was established as the first preschool enrichment program to promote the development of three- and four-year-olds living in poverty in the United States.
 A. Head Start 
 
 B. The Boys & Girls Clubs of America 
 
 C. Kids R Kids 
 
 D. Montessori 
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To ensure that their program operation, choice of curriculum, and staff activities will contain developmentally appropriate practices (DAP), early educators incorporate these three primary elements:
 A. child-, family-, and social-group demands. 
 
 B. age, individual, and cultural appropriateness. 
 
 C. funds, training, and leadership parameters. 
 
 D. screening, evaluation, and selection criteria. 
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Families have certain assumptions about an early childhood program based on:
 A. their cultural backgrounds and previous experiences. 
 
 B. their desires and beliefs about their child. 
 
 C. their beliefs about gender roles. 
 
 D. their religious beliefs. 
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children's educational goals and the facilitation of their interests, curiosity, and participation are key principles of:
 A. behavior management planning. 
 
 B. developmentally appropriate practices. 
 
 C. deficit skill remediation and development. 
 
 D. individualized educational planning. 
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A cohesive early childhood program has a clearly defined __________ concerning its purpose and role in the early development and learning of young children.
 A. objective 
 
 B. set of rules 
 
 C. philosophy 
 
 D. schedule 
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One goal of multicultural education is to teach children to respect others’ cultures and __________ as well as their own.
 A. values 
 
 B. beliefs 
 
 C. religions 
 
 D. families 
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Another goal of multicultural education is to help children who are affected by racism develop:
 A. thick skin. 
 
 B. a positive self-concept. 
 
 C. self-control. 
 
 D. perseverance. 
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Which of the following is NOT a goal of multicultural education?
 A. To help all children function successfully in a multicultural, multiracial society. 
 
 B. To help all children experience their differences as culturally diverse people and their similarities as human beings in positive ways. 
 
 C. To encourage children to experience people of diverse cultures working together as unique parts of a whole community. 
 
 D. To encourage children to focus on their personal strengths and compare themselves to others to see where they are superior and where they are inferior. 
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How and when to teach young children __________ in our mainstream culture is a dilemma for all early childhood teachers in the face of popular media, established attitudes, and prevalent practices.
 A. about diversity 
 
 B. skills required 
 
 C. about family dynamics 
 
 D. customs 
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Ms. Harris's new class includes two Native American children, about whose families and tribe she needs to gather more information. Her use of home and community resources will enhance her:
 A. personal relationships. 
 
 B. non-English language skills. 
 
 C. contractual commitment with the families. 
 
 D. cross-cultural competence. 
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Providing learning opportunities that recognize and understand the child as part of a family, culture, and society is identified by NAEYC as a critical:
 A. preferred practice. 
 
 B. educational standard. 
 
 C. professional competency. 
 
 D. process corollary. 
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An educator's lifelong process of self-reflection and information gathering about one's own and others' cultures promotes the ability to provide:
 A. culturally responsive programs. 
 
 B. linguistically appropriate programs. 
 
 C. dynamic fine arts curricula. 
 
 D. child-based behavioral outcomes. 
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Which of the following statements would tell you about your own culture based on whether or not you agreed with it?
 A. Infants should sleep in their own bed. 
 
 B. Children should be given explanations for rules and consequences of negative behavior. 
 
 C. Speaking to young children supports language development. 
 
 D. All of the above 
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Linda Arriaga teaches at The Young Wonders Preschool. Which one of the following elements is likely to play the most prominent role in the school's child-centered philosophy and mission statement?
 A. Collaboration between teachers/staff and families 
 
 B. Family participation in fund-raising events 
 
 C. English language skills as a prerequisite for admission 
 
 D. The goal of assimilation 
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Beliefs about child rearing practices are influenced by:
 A. ethnicity, intuition, and occupation. 
 
 B. ethnicity, religion, and occupation. 
 
 C. religion, education, and destiny. 
 
 D. education, occupation, and serendipity. 
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Child-rearing practices in which children are expected to sleep alone, toddlers are expected to self-feed, and preschoolers are encouraged to compete and/or do their best are likely to be contrary to beliefs and practices held by parents and guardians who belong to a/an:
 A. American mainstream culture. 
 
 B. individualistic culture. 
 
 C. traditional collectivist culture. 
 
 D. cross-cultural society. 
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What young children learn in an early childhood setting is influenced by the expectations of their:
 A. parents. 
 
 B. teachers. 
 
 C. culture. 
 
 D. peers. 
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Teachers must be aware of cultural influences on what we consider developmentally appropriate so that our expectations are reexamined within the context of the child’s:
 A. parents’ expectations. 
 
 B. experiences. 
 
 C. family. 
 
 D. background. 
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Differences in practices and expectations between the home and early childhood settings may result in __________ between families and programs.
 A. conflicts 
 
 B. combat 
 
 C. confusions 
 
 D. None of the above 
 

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