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Circle Time Magazine Season 2, Episode 1 Knowledge Check

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Circle Time Magazine Season 2, Episode 1 Knowledge Check

Knowledge Check Answer Key (Questions 1 – 7)

Thank you for completing the Knowledge Check questions. An answer key to these questions is listed below.

Question 1: What does responsive caregiving look like in action?

Option 1

Developing a positive relationship with a child 

Option 2

Being a consistent and responsive caregiver for the child

Option 3

Helping a child manage their emotions

Option 4

Customizing your interactions with children based on their needs and development

Option 5

Being a consistent and responsive caregiver for the child

Option 6

Noticing and responding to children's cues

Option 7

Matching children's affect

Option 8: Correct Answer

All of the above

Question 2: Our feelings, thoughts, and behaviors are all connected. 

Option 1: Correct Answer

True

Option 2

False

Question 3: Which of the following are positive interactions that can be used to build a relationship with a child (or to "make deposits" into "relationship piggy banks" as Gail shared)? (Select all that apply.)

Option 1: Correct Answer

Giving a child a hug or high-five

Option 2: Correct Answer

Noticing and commenting when a child engages in appropriate behavior

Option 3

Calling the family when the child is not following directions

Option 4: Correct Answer

Spending time with a child and following their lead

Option 5: Correct Answer

Getting on a child's level and using their name

Question 4: Which strategies could a child care provider use to review their implicit biases?

Option 1

Initiate conversations with fellow teachers

Option 2

Use a Positive Attention Tracking Sheet

Option 3

Use coach and peer observations

Option 4: Correct Answer

All of the above

Question 5: Here are some questions to reflect on and help you examine your own implicit bias. Please indicate which prompt you would like to use as a point of reflection. There is no right or wrong answer for this question. It is one step you can take to examine your own implicit bias.

1. Think about the children in your care that you easily connect with. Who is it easier to build a strong relationship with and why?

2. Think about a child you struggle to connect with. Who is it more difficult to have a strong relationship with? What kinds of behaviors make it a struggle to connect with them? Why?

3. What behaviors am I spending a lot of time correcting? Are there children who have these behaviors more often than others? Why am I paying more attention to these behaviors?

Question 6: If you would like to share something from your reflection, feel free to do so in the below text box.

This answer is optional and will vary from person to person.

Question 7: Expressing gratitude is one approach to building resilience. What strategy (or strategies) did Gail share?

Option 1

Express gratitude through thank you cards

Option 2

Write down things you are grateful for in a journal

Option 3

Take deep thank you breaths and think about what you are grateful for.  As you exhale, express thanks. 

Option 4: Correct Answer

All of the above

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