By Bongsoon Zubay
Addressing the numerous moral concerns that come up day-by-day at school, this quantity is a hands-on advisor for all K-12 practitioners, a superb instructing instrument for getting ready destiny lecturers, and a vital source for someone who desires to create a being concerned and supportive university setting.
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Teachers are not only co-workers but also professionals. Chapter 5 treats cases that involve conflicts in both roles. There is the case of a new teacher who observes the class of a veteran teacher and is dismayed at the lack of discipline, the yelling at the children, the rewarding of inappropriate behavior, and the lack of learning going on. What to do? A French teacher is pressed by the PE teacher/baseball coach to pass a borderline-failing student who pitches for the team. What to do? A well-respected senior student reluctantly tells his math teacher that a girl in the class is having an affair with another teacher in the math department.
During recess a few days later, Ms. ” The two boys had been in the same class for three years, but were not friends. ” 28 Creating the Ethical School Ms. James separated the two boys and made Sammy sit out for the rest of recess. ” The next day Sammy’s parents wrote Ms. James a note, asking her why Sammy had been asked to sit out. They argued that he had only expressed his honest feelings about Jack, and Jack had not been punished for being rude. Ms. James wondered if she had overestimated Sammy’s sophistication and had wrongly inferred a racial taunt in the bantering of two children who didn’t like each other.
Chester? 2. How could Mr. Davis have handled the situation better? 3. Can such changes in student records be justified? 4. Most independent schools rely heavily on their students’ parents. How does this reliance affect equity? Are there any ways to mitigate this situation? UNFOUNDED SUSPICIONS? The annual science fair was the highlight of the academic year in the science department, although it was also a time of great tension and anxiety for teachers. Each of the students did a project, which was evaluated by their teachers, and then about 150 of the best projects were chosen to be displayed at the fair.