teca 1303 ch 1

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  1. True or False
    Bronfenbrenner's bioecological theory maintains that a number of the contexts in child's life affect growth
  2. True or False
    As children grow in preschool years, the home influence expands while the community influence diminishes
    False. it's the other way around
  3. True or False
    To avoid dependency on adults, it is better that parents restrict their readinga nd discussion of stories to their children
  4. True or False
    Research shows that high percentage of teachers perceive minority students to be low acheivers
  5. True of False
    The main objective of the powerful mass media is to educate
  6. The nurturing family provides many things for a young child. Which of the following would be the MOST valuable support for the child's growth?
    c. Emotional and social support
  7. Inclusive schools, ethnically diverse neighborhoods and trans-cultural events all produce a positive effect on children of security and well-being. It is their:
    B. social capital
  8. The social settings for any given child
    c. include those events and interactions affecting the child's development
  9. Which of the following is true of peer group influence during the coarse of childhood?
    B. peer group influence gradually becomes more dominant as the child ages.
  10. Which of the following is a major concern about the effect of Tv viewing on young children?
    • a. The amount of time children spend watching tv (typically 3.5 hours) takes time away from more intellectual and creative pursuits
    • b. The amount of violence shown on TV commercials and programs
    • c. The negative influences of advertising on young children
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teca 1303 ch 1
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