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Pangasinan State University

Bayambang Campus
Bayambang Pangasinan

MIDTERM

Name:___________________________________________Date:_______________________

I.

True or False
Write T if the statement is True and F if it is False.

____1. Daily routines and activities keep the children occupied and productive.
____2. Communicating and working effectively with other teachers, aids, administrators,
will make the tasks more manageable.
____3. Every child comes to school with a unique personality and learning style.
____4. Theory is a description of culture which has passed down from generation to generation.
____5. Burrhus F. Skinner was born in Peru in 1906.
____6. Patience refers to the teachers uncomplaining nature, self-control and persistence.
____7. Children can learn by observing the behavior of the adults.
____8. A curious child is harder to teach because he is harder to inspire and motivate.
____9. Teachers must not concentrate to the development of the children.
____10. Private speech is a form of self-talk that guides the childs thinking and action.
II.

Multiple Choice
Encircle the correct answer.

1. Usually, children learn mainly by observation. By doing this, they can get the information
they need and incorporate it in the schemata. Which theory of learning is observed?
a.
Cognitive Learning
b.
Social Learning
c.
Information Processing Theory
d.
Operant Conditioning
2. All of these are the categories of learning EXCEPT ONE.
a.
Verbal Information
c. Spiritual
b.
Motor Skills
d. Attitudes
3. He was an American Psychologist, who stressed that different internal and external
conditions are needed for each type of learning.
a.
Robert Mills Gagne
c. Bernard Weiner
b.
Burrhus F. Skinner
d. Jean Piaget
4. What should you do, if a parent who is concerned about a grade his child received
compared to another students grade, demands to see both students grade?
a.
Refuse to show any record
b.
Ignore the parent
c.
Show only his childs record
d.
Show both record to him

5. It is one of the skills in teaching young children, whereby teacher needs to think when
problems arises in the classroom.
a.
Sense of Humor
c. Good Communication
b.
Problem Solver
d. Patience
6. This is the most important quality of a good teacher. It includes heart-felt enthusiasm that
encourages development and often results in job satisfaction.
a.
Patience
c. Good Communication
b.
Creativity
d. Passion in Teaching
7. All of these are factors that affect learning, EXCEPT ONE.
a.
Lack of Teachers Benefits
b.
Lack of Confidence
c.
Lack of tutorial support when studying
d.
Shortage of money for school fees
8. Mrs. X acknowledged the children who participated in the school activity by giving them
a certificate. What theory of learning did she apply?
a.
Attribution Theory
c. Social Learning Theory
b.
Operant Conditioning
d. Information Processing Theory
9. A best pre-school teacher should have___________.
a.
Knowledge of the general characteristics of children
b.
Lots of visual aids to use in class
c.
Love and care for the children
d.
Good looking
10. Who should be the Early Childhood Educator?
a.
A person who is willing to teach children
b.
A person who is lovable
c.
Especially trained professional who works with children from age 7 to age 11
d.
Especially trained professional who works with children from infancy to age 8
11. According to Jean Piaget, the thinking of children in this stage is still egocentric,
meaning the child has difficulty seeing the viewpoint of others.
a.
Formal Operational
c. Concrete Operational
b.
Sensorimotor
d. Pre-Operational
12. Sandra may learn to do things as seen from another person. This behavior is acquired
through ______________.
a.
Reward
c. Conditioning
b.
Observation
d. Fade-Away Tehniqu
13. Kristine did not finish her worksheet. Teacher C did not allow her to go to the playground
after the class. Which theory is illustrated?
a.
Condition of Learning
c. Attribution Theory
b.
Socio-Cultural Theory
d. Operant Conditioning
14. Ms. T observes that Maxine needs assistance in completing the puzzles, so she offers
her help when pupils do their work individually. Which theory is best described here?
a.
Cognitive Theory
c. Punishment
b.
Socio-Cultural Theory
d. Information Processing Theory
15. An Infant explores the world using his senses and motor activity. This stage is called __
a.
Sensorimotor
c. Concrete Operational
b.
Pre- Operational
d. Formal Operational
16. Ana learns a lot from the experiences shared by her classmates and teachers. Who
stressed that social interaction develops complex thinking?
a.
Piaget
c. Vygotsky
b.
Gagne
d. Bandura
17. Ms. X matches her instructional methods and strategies to her pupils abilities to foster
pupils cognitive development. Which theory is best described in this situation?
a.
Skinners Theory
c. Vygotskys Theory
b.
Banduras Theory
d. Piagets Theory
18. This Theory attempts to explain the world and to determine the cause of an event or
behavior.
a.
Classical Conditioning

c. Social Learning Theory

b.
Attribution Theory
d. Socio-Cultural Theory
19. Which statement is FALSE?
a.
The Early Childhood Administrators responsibility is to ensure that the program
promotes childrens self-awareness, competence and physical well being.
b.
The Early Childhood Administrators strive to promote communication,
cooperation, and collaboration between the home and the program
c.
The Early Childhood Administrators provide staff members with safe and
supportive working conditions that respect human dignity
d.
The Early Childhood Administrators does not ensure the programs stability and
reputation by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and supervising personnel
20. It is the act of acquiring new, or modifying and reinforcing, existing knowledge,
behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of
information.
a.
Learning
b.
Motivation

III.

c. Memory
d. Forgetting

Enumeration

(1-4) Stage of Development by Jean Piaget

(6-10) Principles of Operant Conditioning ( B.F. Skinner )

IV.

Essay (10 pts.)

What do you think is the most important skill of an Early Childhood Educator? Why?