Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points
Family-focused early education of exceptional children encourages:
A. families to be partners in decision-making.
B. families to make all the decisions about their child's education.
C. children to be educated at home.
D. parents to be their child's teacher.
Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points
Learning the words to greet a family in their native language is an example of:
B. family differences.
C. cultural sensitivity.
D. teacher differences.
Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points
The most effective way for a teacher to empower the family of an exceptional child is to:
A. make unannounced home visits.
B. provide the family with information on the child's disability.
C. limit recommendations for services to the family.
D. tell them teachers will take care of everything for them.
Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points
Which one of the following is NOT a good way to communicate with parents of young children about their child's development?
A. Telephone calls at home
B. Informal notes sent home
C. A home-school journal
D. Report cards with letter grades
Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points
A test that asks if a child can complete a five-piece form puzzle in two minutes is a __________ test.
Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points
The immediate goal of any Child Find effort is to:
A. increase the number of children in special education.
B. decrease the number of children in special education.
C. screen young children for developmental problems.
D. test young children thoroughly.
Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points
A test that would be the most appropriate for identifying problems in a young child from a different culture would be:
A. given by someone familiar with the child's culture.
B. translated into English.
C. given only in English.
D. structured to exclude the child's language skills from the testing.
Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points
Anecdotal records are often used to gather information on a child's development because:
A. writing down everything a child says or does is important.
B. they tell you how long a behavior lasts.
C. they explain the reasons for a child's behavior.
D. brief notes are easier and quicker to write.
Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points
If a special educator asks you to do a frequency count of a child's placement of toys in his mouth, she wants you to:
A. guess if it is happening less often.
B. record where it happens.
C. write down exactly when it happens.
D. remember how often it happens.
Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points
A language sample records:
A. exactly what the recorder hears.
B. what the child intended to say.
C. only the words a child uses.
D. things heard in just a few minutes.
Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points
In an IFSP, the service coordinator:
A. is not selected by the family.
B. functions like a therapist.
C. tracks services needed in a child's service plan.
D. is like a special education teacher.
Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points
An appropriate functional skill for a toddler might be learning to:
A. tie shoes.
B. use a spoon to eat.
C. put pegs in a pegboard.
D. color inside the lines.
Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points
The major difference among multidisciplinary teams, interdisciplinary teams, and transdisciplinary teams is:
A. how often they meet.
B. the number of members on the team.
C. how much team members interact with each other.
D. who is on the team.
Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points
he short-term objectives on an IEP should:
A. be broad, general statements.
B. only relate to academic topics.
C. only relate to functional skills.
D. be measurable and observable.
Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points
Which one of the following is NOT an example of activity-based instruction for an exceptional child in school?
A. A physical therapist having a child practice walking in his walker in the hallway during free play time
B. A special education teacher sitting with a child in circle time encouraging him to listen to a story
C. A speech therapist teaching a child and some other children a new song during music time
D. An occupational therapist sitting at the lunch table with a child at school
Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points
Which one of the following is the best example of a teachable moment?
A. A teacher telling a young child it is time to use the potty
B. A child struggling to put on his own shoes
C. A child building a fancy house with blocks
D. A teacher showing a child how to write his name
Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points
Incidental teaching occurs best when:
A. a child shows interest in something and a teacher responds.
B. a teacher does not expect learning to occur.
C. an incident occurs and the teacher responds.
D. a teacher leads a child to an activity.
Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points
Teachers need to use task analysis with children to:
A. figure out why children act a certain way.
B. divide a difficult activity into smaller activities.
C. speed up a child's learning.
D. slow down a child's learning.
Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points
An early childhood teacher who is a good facilitator in the classroom usually:
A. tells children what to play with.
B. tells children how to play.
C. moves in and out of children's play.
D. provides no assistance to children in play.
Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points
An effective teacher in an inclusive early childhood classroom:
A. has a lot of special education training.
B. is also a therapist.
C. has experience with all disabilities.
D. is knowledgeable about child development.