QUIZ CLD MU 2.2: Transitions and observation methods

1.Which of the following describes the meaning of transitions

a)Transition refers to changes children or young people experience
b)Transition refers to journey from beginning to the end
c)Transitions refers to sending information to a place
d)all of them

2.Which of the following are uncommon transitions that children or young people experience

a)Going from milk to solids
b)Nappy to potty training
c)Moving from one home to another
d)Home to nursery

3.Which of the following are transitions that all children go through

a)Childhood to puberty
b)Junior school to secondary school
c)New addition to the family
d)Both a and b
e)Both b and c

4.Which of the following support can be offered to children who are not settling into a nursery:

a)Not allow parents to stay for a while
b)Provide a key worker
c)Allowing a child to bring a comfort toy from home
d)Both b and c
e)Both a and c

5.What kind of support might be suitable for children whose parents are separated?

a)Both parents get together on regular basis to spend quality family time with their child.
b)Discourage offering children 'child counselling'
c)Not allow child to see the other parent
d)Both a and b

6.Which of the following support can be offered to teenagers who become pregnant

a)Join an after school club
b)Parental offering practical help
c)Information and advice from family centres.
d)Both b and c
d)Both a and c

7.Which of the following are transitions that some children and young people may experience

a)Learning to read and write
b)Emmigrating to another country
c)Engaging in drugs, smoking or drinking

8.How would children moving from primary school to junior school feel and behave?

a)Cry and refuse to go to school.
b)Anxious and frightened, may not sleep or eat well prior to starting new school.
c)Happy and stressed
d)None of the above

9.What kind of support can be offered to children going through bereavement

a)Parents not listening or talking to their child.
c)Give child books to read about bereavement
d)Both a and b
e)Both b and c

10.Which of the following support can be offered to child immigrating to England?

a)Provide language support in school
b)Encourage child to keep in touch with old friends
c)Arrange peer support / mentoring
d)All of them

11.Adult-led activities involves

a)The adult choosing resources and equipment in setting up activities and task
b)Adult asking questions and guiding and supporting children through the task or activities
c)Adult allows child to learn independently
d)Both a and b
e)Both b and c

12.Child-led activity involves

a)Child waiting for instruction from adult to complete the task
b)Child relying on adult for guidance on how to use equipment and resources
c)Child making own decision on how to use equipment and resources
d)Both a and c

13.What kind of information should be recorded when observing a child?

a)Aim, date and time
b)Method of observation and the area in the setting
c)Age and number of children observed
d)Appearance eg. Hair tidy, colour of clothes or type of shoes worn
e)Both a and b
f)All of the above except d

14.Which of the following is not important when observing and assessing a child's development ?

a)Receiving permission and signature from supervisor and parent when observing children
b)Recording the age of the child or children
c)Recording children�s favourite colours
d)Both a and b

15.How would you maintain confidentiality in your observations

a)Never use child�s first name
b)Use codes rather than names to refer to the children involved in the observation
c)Identify children by name when talking at home about your daily experiences
d)Both a and b
e)All of the above

16.Which of the following types of observations techniques are used in the setting

a)Time samples, event samples and checklists
b)Resource samples and short-term study
c)Narratives, longitudinal study, and diagrammatic
d)Both a and c
e)All of the above

17.Narrative technique includes

a)Target child
b)Descriptive /running record
c)Diary description
d)All of them

18.How is the time sample used in the setting?

a)Detailed information is recorded at intervals
b)Selected information is recorded continuously
c)Specific selected information is recorded at chosen time intervals
d)Both a and b

19.What does an event sample involve?

a)Recording observation of specific actions, incident or behaviour
b)Recording observation of all type of behaviour at specific time
c)Recording observation of specific behaviour at intervals

20.What does a checklist involve?

a)Using a pre-prepared list of skills or competencies that are being assessed
b)Checking if children have achieved relevant milestones
c)Setting up structured activities and assessing what they �can do�
d)All of them