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History of Early Childhood Education

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Formal education that takes place before primary school begins is called:

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1. Which of the following is NOT true about early childhood education?

2. In 1837, Friedrich Froebel founded:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Challenge yourself with this quiz and worksheet combo about early childhood education. Question topics include teaching methods, poverty-reducing education programs and influential people in the history of education.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice questions cover:

  • Methods of early childhood education
  • Friedrich Foebel's contribution to education
  • Education before primary school

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - identify different approaches to early childhood education
  • Defining key concepts - choose the term that matches important definitions related to formal education
  • Information recall - show that you recall facts about several early childhood programs in America

Additional Learning

Find out more about early childhood education by reading the accompanying lesson called History of Early Childhood Education. In this lesson, you'll find info about:

  • Friedrich Foebel's and Maria Montessori
  • When early childhood education became a priority in America
  • Education programs aimed at low-income families
  • The aim of voluntary pre-kindergarten programs
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