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Early Childhood Education Vocab

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1. How information moves from one neuron to another

2. A evaluation process by which a person meets a potential employer face to face.

3. Is the action involving the small muscles of the hands - as in handwriting - stringing beads - cutting or Legos.

4. A job in which a person works for little or no pay while gaining work experience and receiving supervision.

5. (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale) an evaluation used for learning activities for programs working with children 2 years to 5 years. The subscales learning activity areas are: fine motor; art; music & movement; blocks; sand and water play;

6. Collection of concepts - experiences and materials designed to meet developmental needs for a group of children

7. Type of abuse that may involve inappropriate or unwanted touches - or sexual contact

8. School program that offers students the opportunity for on-the-job learning.

9. Projected spending plan based on expected income and expenses.

10. Lack of proper diet causing improper development in children

11. Statements of purpose reflecting the end result of curriculum.

12. Used by the teacher to keep track of a variety of children's behaviors also known as frequency chart.

13. Summary of a persons qualification - skills - and job experiences.

14. The written plan giving an overall view - vital to planning a balanced curriculum.

15. A list of characteristics or skills considered normal for children in a certain age group.

16. Using outside factors such as room arrangement to promote desirable behavior in children

17. Moving from one activity to another

18. A collection that has examples of your best work.

19. The development of a child's cognitive - social - emotional - and physical skills through the sequence of changes.

20. A person that provides care in the childs home and may receive food and housing in addition to wages

21. Child birth to 12 months

22. Diet needs for proper growth and development

23. An assessment/observation tool used to show mastery of a list of items.

24. Training required for designated employees by MSDH annually to maintain licensure

25. Full day child care facilities that provide a place for children while parents or guardians are at work or school

26. 'theory of Multiple Intelligence emphasizes that there are different kinds of intelligence used by the human brain - one being Bodily/Kinesthetic intellegence.'

27. Actions used by an adult to help children develop self control

28. A person from another country who lives with a family and provides child care

29. Is a stage in human development from birth to 5 years of age.

30. Developing from head to toe

31. Communication of one's ideas - desires - or intentions to others - usually through speech - printed words or signing

32. A degree earned after successfully completing a four year course of study at a university.

33. Nonverbal actions expressed usually unconsciously by an individual including but not limited to facial expressions or gestures.

34. Skills used to comprehend and repeat What is being said.

35. Any person designated to act as the director - having all responsibility and authority of a director - during the directors short-term absence and shall not retain sole director authority for more than 24 total hours during a calendar week.-at least

36. A normal - uncontrollable reaction of your body to something that you feel - see - or experience.

37. How children attain the ability to share and appropriately express their feelings.

38. Written plan showing specific actions and activities used to meet planned goals

39. An injection of antigens given to a person to provide immunity from a certain disease

40. An observation that records the facts without using your personal opinions.

41. An agency responsible for providing public assistance programs to the populations they serve.

42. Used by the teacher to keep track of a variety of children's behavior also known as participation chart.

43. A type of observation centering on a specific event in form of written notes

44. Process of gradually learning to base one's behavior on personal beliefs of right or wrong

45. A person who provides direct care - supervision - and guidance to children in a child care facility - regardless of title or occupation.

46. Listening - then repeating what was said.

47. Brain damage leading to periodic seizures

48. Are located at secondary or postsecondary institutions - used to train future teachers.

49. School program in which students volunteer in their community.

50. 'Permission granted by an agency of government to an individual to engage in a given profession or occupation - once an applicant has met qualifications standards.'