Modules 6 and 8
Modules 6 and 8 EDUC 20003
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Date Created: 02/26/16
Education Ethics and Law Learning Objectives 1. Students can explain the guidelines pertaining to the main legal issues a teacher must consider in a school setting. a. Student safety/reporting abuse: Teachers have the legal responsibility to safeguard students from abuse and neglect at the hands of their parents and other adults. To protect teachers the reporting is kept confidential. b. FERPA: Also known as the Buckley Amendment, outlines who may and may not have access to student’s records c. Copyright and Fair Use: Congress passed copyright laws to protect writers and publishers from the unauthorized use of their material. Fair Use is a legal principle defining specific, limited ways in which copyrighted material can be used without permission from the author 2. Students can describe the limitations on a teacher’s and student’s rights in a school setting. ● When in a school setting teachers and students must abide by the rule of academic freedom and not freedom of expression 3. Students will be able to explain the appropriate boundaries teachers should establish with students. ● No touching ● No verbal sexual harassment ● No closed door counseling (include a teacher or counselor of the opposite sex) ● No offcampus meetings ● No transportation for non school supported events ● 18 year olds are offlimits 4. Students will be able to explain best practices when it comes to using social media as a teacher. ● Keep your social media and blog private with secure settings ● Have a separate account for students ● Don’t friend students on your personal page Module 6 Describe the difference between the role of the State Board of Education and the State Department of Education.: The State Board of Education is responsible for policy making on the elementary and secondary level while the State Department of Education operates under the state board of education and is responsible for the distribution of funds licensing, providing data, and approving college and university programs. Describe how the local school board, the superintendent, and school principals govern and influence each other.: The local school board chooses the superintendent through a long expensive process. The superintendent then keeps the schools functioning through policy making and relationships with the community. The superintendent is also responsible for choosing principles for each school. Effective principles are tasked with many things that that allow them to serve as instructional leaders.
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