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Early Childhood Education Vocab

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1. Listening - then repeating what was said.

2. A natural talent or potential for learning a skill.

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

4. Diseases that can be spread to other people

5. An assessment/observation tool used to determine a childs level of performance.

6. Order of new movements - which depends on brain and nerve development.

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

8. Guarantees a child's records may only be released to parent or guardian

9. Form of child abuse in which the child may be deprived of proper diet - medical care - shelter and/or clothing

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

11. Words arranged in an order that makes sense - and contains almost all nouns and verbs - usually two word phrases.

12. Developed to meet the developmental needs of children from low-income homes. Also dental - medical - and mental health services are provided for children

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

14. 'argued that when a childs actions have positive results - they will be repeated - continued negative results may end unwanted behavior'

15. How a child understands language

16. When someone demonstrates how to appropriately complete a task - action or behavior.

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

18. Extreme allergic reaction

19. To recommend - advise a plan or an action.

20. Growth of body to include height - weight -coordination and balance

21. The way children move through the classroom.

22. (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;

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

24. Five levels. Assumed human nature was good not bad - and we continually need to fulfill needs. Pyramid

25. An oath or set of moral principles - determined by a professional organization for its members.

26. Type of abuse affecting a childs self-concept through words or actions

27. A form used to describe ones abilities and qualifications when applying for a job.

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

29. The manner of thinking - behaving - or reacting characteristic of a specific person

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

31. Any individual - designated by the operator - who has met minimum state requirements and who has on-site responsibility for the operation of a childcare facility. This person may or may not be the operator

32. The number of adults who must be in the classroom with the children

33. Developing from head to toe

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

35. Schools provide children with freedom within limits by a structured approach. Stress the theory that children learn best by being active and doing.

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

37. '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.'

38. Moving from one activity to another

39. Cravings for nonfood items such as paper - soap - rags and toys

40. Child between infancy and childhood it usually begins between the ages of 1 to 3 years old

41. Is the action involving the large muscles of the body - as in walking - running or swimming

42. Behaviors in which one can care for themselves in the areas of feeding - dressing - bathing - and toileting

43. Special room or space to seperate children who become sick or show signs of a communicable disease

44. Actions such as spoken words or gestures that influence behavior.

45. The Mississippi State Department of Health - responsible for granting licence to operate a child care center

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

47. Wasting time or moving slowly for example a child eating very slowly.

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

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

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