Daily Archives: September 22, 2018

Enhancing one’s professional effectiveness by staying current with ethical principles and decisions from relevant sources including professional organizations;

Principle I:  Responsibility to the Profession

The  professional educator  is aware that trust in the profession depends upon a level of professional conduct and responsibility that may be higher than required by law.  This entails holding one and other educators to the same ethical standards.

A. The professional educator demonstrates responsibility to oneself as an ethical professional by: 

1. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct;

Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views;

Holding oneself responsible for ethical conduct;

Monitoring and maintaining sound mental, physical, and emotional health necessary to perform duties and services of any professional assignment; and taking appropriate measures when personal or….

Responsibility for Professional Competence

Principle I:  Responsibility to the Profession

The  professional educator  is aware that trust in the profession depends upon a level of professional conduct and responsibility that may be higher than required by law.  This entails holding one and other educators to the same ethical standards.

A. The professional educator demonstrates responsibility to oneself as an ethical professional by: 

1. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct;

Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views;

Holding oneself responsible for ethical conduct;

Monitoring and maintaining sound mental, physical, and emotional health necessary to perform duties and services of any professional assignment; and taking appropriate measures when personal or….

dvocating for adequate resources and facilities to ensure equitable opportunities

Principle I:  Responsibility to the Profession

The  professional educator  is aware that trust in the profession depends upon a level of professional conduct and responsibility that may be higher than required by law.  This entails holding one and other educators to the same ethical standards.

A. The professional educator demonstrates responsibility to oneself as an ethical professional by: 

1. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct;

Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views;

Holding oneself responsible for ethical conduct;

Monitoring and maintaining sound mental, physical, and emotional health necessary to perform duties and services of any professional assignment; and taking appropriate measures when personal or….

participating in educational and professional organizations and associations

Principle I:  Responsibility to the Profession

The  professional educator  is aware that trust in the profession depends upon a level of professional conduct and responsibility that may be higher than required by law.  This entails holding one and other educators to the same ethical standards.

A. The professional educator demonstrates responsibility to oneself as an ethical professional by: 

1. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct;

Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views;

Holding oneself responsible for ethical conduct;

Monitoring and maintaining sound mental, physical, and emotional health necessary to perform duties and services of any professional assignment; and taking appropriate measures when personal or….

Engaging in respectful discourse regarding issues that impact the profession;

Principle I:  Responsibility to the Profession

The  professional educator  is aware that trust in the profession depends upon a level of professional conduct and responsibility that may be higher than required by law.  This entails holding one and other educators to the same ethical standards.

A. The professional educator demonstrates responsibility to oneself as an ethical professional by: 

1. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct;

Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views;

Holding oneself responsible for ethical conduct;

Monitoring and maintaining sound mental, physical, and emotional health necessary to perform duties and services of any professional assignment; and taking appropriate measures when personal or….

Taking responsibility and credit only for work actually performed or produced, and acknowledging the work and contributions made by others.

The  professional educator  is aware that trust in the profession depends upon a level of professional conduct and responsibility that may be higher than required by law.  This entails holding one and other educators to the same ethical standards.

A. The professional educator demonstrates responsibility to oneself as an ethical professional by: 

1. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct;

Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views;

Holding oneself responsible for ethical conduct;

Monitoring and maintaining sound mental, physical, and emotional health necessary to perform duties and services of any professional assignment; and taking appropriate measures when personal or health-related issues may interfere with work-related….

Avoiding the use of one’s position for personal gain and avoiding the appearance of impropriety;

The  professional educator  is aware that trust in the profession depends upon a level of professional conduct and responsibility that may be higher than required by law.  This entails holding one and other educators to the same ethical standards.

A. The professional educator demonstrates responsibility to oneself as an ethical professional by: 

1. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct;

Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views;

Holding oneself responsible for ethical conduct;

Monitoring and maintaining sound mental, physical, and emotional health necessary to perform duties and services of any professional assignment; and taking appropriate measures when personal or health-related issues may interfere with work-related….

Refraining from professional or personal activity that may lead to reducing one’s effectiveness within the school community

The  professional educator  is aware that trust in the profession depends upon a level of professional conduct and responsibility that may be higher than required by law.  This entails holding one and other educators to the same ethical standards.

A. The professional educator demonstrates responsibility to oneself as an ethical professional by: 

1. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct;

Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views;

Holding oneself responsible for ethical conduct;

Monitoring and maintaining sound mental, physical, and emotional health necessary to perform duties and services of any professional assignment; and taking appropriate measures when personal or health-related issues may interfere with work-related….

assistive technologies

Read the case study to inform the assignment that follows.

Case Study: Gabriella

Grade:  4th

Age:  9

Gabriella is a fourth grade student with a language disorder and mild intellectual delays.  She is nine years old and spends a large portion of her day in self-contained settings. She receives speech and language services from a speech pathologist for a minimum of 40 minutes three days a week. The rest of the time, her language needs are supported by the special education teacher. She does attend a general education fourth grade classroom daily for 90 minutes for language arts instruction. An instructional assistant accompanies Gabriella to class. Gabriella’s oral expression skills are in the low to average range. She struggles with figurative speech, sarcasm, and multiple meanings of words…..

Common Core Standards

Read the case study to inform the assignment that follows.

Case Study: Gabriella

Grade:  4th

Age:  9

Gabriella is a fourth grade student with a language disorder and mild intellectual delays.  She is nine years old and spends a large portion of her day in self-contained settings. She receives speech and language services from a speech pathologist for a minimum of 40 minutes three days a week. The rest of the time, her language needs are supported by the special education teacher. She does attend a general education fourth grade classroom daily for 90 minutes for language arts instruction. An instructional assistant accompanies Gabriella to class. Gabriella’s oral expression skills are in the low to average range. She struggles with figurative speech, sarcasm, and multiple meanings of words…..