How much do you know about early childhood development? Take this quiz by Scholastic to find out.
1) Which of these is a benefit of early childhood development?
- Improved reading skills
- Increased comfort and confidence at school
- Higher IQs
- All of the above
2) When does most of a child's brain development occur?
- Ages 0 to 6
- Ages 7 to 12
- Ages 13 to 17
- After 1
3) Which of these is most important in Early Childhood Development?
- Playing with kids
- Reading to kids
- Teaching kids long division
- Both the first and second option are correct
4) When should you start reading to your child?
- At birth
- At age 1
- At age 4
- At age 6
5) When do children start to learn the English language?
- As soon as they are born
- Once they learn to talk
- Once they have started school
- Once they can read on their own
Have You Considered Working With Children?
If you're interested in working with children, consider enrolling in Hocking College’s Early Childhood Education program. Students can earn an Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education degree in two years and begin a career in this rewarding field.
What Will I Learn in
Students entering this program will learn the following:
- How to demonstrate the skills needed to proficiently assist preschool through third grade students in approaches toward learning; physical well-being and motor development; social and emotional development; language and literary; and cognitive and general knowledge of mathematics, social studies, and science.
- How to demonstrate knowledge of and apply effective instructional and assessment strategies to assist in teaching and learning in multiple educational environments.
- How to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of effective classroom management and guidance, including emergency procedures to ensure the safety, health, and general well-being of learners.
- How to demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and value of programs for individuals with exceptional learning needs and the role of the paraprofessional in providing services to all children and youth with disabilities.
- How to demonstrate an understanding of prescribed federal, district and agency policies and procedures. How to demonstrate a knowledge of media technology as it relates to the field of early childhood education.
For more information about this program, contact Program Manager, Susan Dietz, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (740) 753-6514.