Early childhood education: diversity

Early childhood education: diversity

In reference to culture as a tree, the invisible parts of a person’s cultural identity include all of the following EXCEPT:

gender expectations.

primary language.


family values.

Children 4- to 8-years-old will describe themselves based on:

how their parents perceive them.

how their peers perceive them.

unobservable characteristics.

observable characteristics.

Where does a response that elicits ethnocentrism fall on the spectrum of responses to diversity?

A negative response

A positive response

A netural response

It is not on the spectrum of responses to diversity.

An educator’s lifelong process of self-reflection and information gathering about one’s own and others’ cultures promotes the ability to provide:

culturally responsive programs.

linguistically appropriate programs.

dynamic fine arts curricula.

child-based behavioral outcomes.

Which group is NOT 2.5 times more likely to live in poverty as compared to White non-Hispanic families?


American Indian


Black/African American

What approach is used when English is added to the child’s environment, while the home language is still supported?

Code switching


Academic language


What is one effective way to promote religious acceptance and appreciation?

Engage in personal experiences with individuals with differing belief systems.

Avoid expansion and awareness of those with different belief systems.

Discuss your beliefs and ensure that others agree with your beliefs.

Engage in personal experiences with individuals with similar belief systems.

Research shows foster children and families face the following challenges EXCEPT:

an ambiguous role in the child’s life legally and functionally.

a reduced level of attachment.

an increased level of attachment.

lack of support from social service agencies

At the present time it is thought that the best way to provide learning opportunities for children with special needs is in classrooms:

called non-categorical.

with typically developing children.

for developmentally delayed.

especially equipped for their disability.

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