What is head start?
A federal program begun in 1965 as a legislative effort to break into, and alter, the
It is a comprehensive preschool program providing healthcare and nutrition services
to families, including special needs children.
Who was the author of the first picture book?
Orbis Pictus by John Amos Comenius (1592-1670)
What are the four domains used in research for documenting development.
Who started the fist kindergarten in the United States.
MRS. Carl Schurz
Watertown, WI in 1855
This brought about new awareness of, and concern for, strong academic training.
Educational improvement became top priority in the United States.
Begin educating children at an early age.
A high quality early childhood program places a priority on the professional development
of the staff.
Quality child care can predict
Adjustment to school
Reduce behavioral problems
Important principles for supporting play include
Let children determine how long they play
Provide activities and materials that challenge every level of skills
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