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Early Childhood Education Vocab

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1. Public and private elementary schools enrolled children in half day or full day programs to prepare children for elementary school

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

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

4. Lack of proper diet causing improper development in children

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

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

7. Allows the child care facility to operate pending the issuance of a regular license.

8. Diseases that can be spread to other people

9. Breathing disorder that may cause labored breathing - coughing and wheezing

10. Mississippi Early Childhood Association: is the largest state organization for early childhood professionals.

11. 4 stages - studied his children's mental growth - sensorimotor.

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

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

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

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

16. How a child understands language

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

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

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

20. Brain damage leading to periodic seizures

21. A tool used to determine what the children know before instruction begins

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

23. A person with a position that requires at least a degree from a four-year college or technical school in a particular area of study.

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

25. A statement that gives the purpose of the organization.

26. The ability to use clear - distinct speech.

27. Workers who are self-employed or own their own business.

28. Equipment - activities and guidance matched to the developmental characteristics and needs of each age group.

29. Child between the ages of 3 and 5 years old

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

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

32. Differences among others.

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

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

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

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

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

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

39. An experience planned by the teacher with a specific goal in mind.

40. To suggest - remind or assist.

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

42. Space used by the children - not to include storage - kitchen - teacher areas -

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

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

45. State ones feelings about a problem or behavior without placing blame.

46. Diet needs for proper growth and development

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

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

49. Through psychosocial development personality goes through eight stages one being trust vs. mistrust

50. The inability for the body to control the level of sugar in the blood