PREPARING FOR THE TEACHER PROJECT
This project is designed to evaluate your knowledge of The Teacher. You will apply your knowledge of the role and expectations of the professional educator to the characteristics and ethical behaviors learned in the coursework. This project is aligned with Standard 6D of the Texas Approved Educator Standards.
Project 700.1 The Teacher: Responding to Ethical Dilemmas
As you have learned in this course, teachers serve as role models and your conduct, both on and off the job, can significantly impact your professional image. In this project, you are to read each scenario and answer the questions that follow. Your answers should be written in paragraph form and the overall project should be at least two pages. It is highly recommended that you use the Grading Rubric downloadas a guide.
You will be graded on the following criteria:
1. Identification of the behavior
2. Standard cited using the Standard number, letter and the exact language of the standard
3. The justification for your responses
4. Alternative behavior to avoid the ethical dilemma
5. Paper is professionally written, evaluated for structure, organization, and mechanics
For each scenario (4), you are to write a short paragraph (at least 1/2 page) that will:
- Identify the ethical behavior/dilemma,
- Cite the standard of professional behavior from the Code of Ethics downloadthe action violates using the number and letter,
- Provide justification for your selection of the standard, and
- Describe an alternate behavior that is detailed and appropriate to take in that situation.
You are expected to use professional language, spelling, and grammar.
When you are ready to submit your assignment click the Submit Assignment button. Be sure to refer to the rubric for more detailed information about fulfilling the expectations of this assignment. When you receive a passing score, return to the home page and select the “Course Complete” page to conclude this course and post the completion date to your transcript. Do not take this step until you have received a passing grade. Doing so will remove you from the course and if you have not passed will delay your completion.
Please allow 3 – 5 days for scoring.
Applying Teaching and Learning Project – The TeacherApplying Teaching and Learning Project – The TeacherCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentification of Behavior8 ptsEXEMPLARYBehavior that is or could be an issue is explicitly identified from each scenario.6 ptsPROFICIENTBehavior that is or could be an issue is generally identified from each scenario.4 ptsDEVELOPINGBehavior that is or could be an issue is too vague or not identified for each scenario.8 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCode of Ethics Cited8 ptsEXEMPLARYStandards are explicitly cited by Number, letter, and roman numeral.6 ptsPROFICIENTStandards are cited by a general description.4 ptsDEVELOPINGStandards are not correctly cited for most of the scenarios.8 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeJustification8 ptsEXEMPLARYA coherent and cogent statement is provided that explicitly and clearly aligns and connects the behavior to the standard believed to be violated.6 ptsPROFICIENTJustification is provided but it doesn’t explicitly align and connect the behavior to the standard believed to be violated.4 ptsDEVELOPINGJustification is not provided, or it doesn’t align and connect the behavior to the standard believed to be violated.8 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeALTERNATIVE BEHAVIOR8 ptsEXEMPLARYIntern provides a detailed and appropriate approach that could be taken by the teachers in the scenario, so no standards are violated.6 ptsPROFICIENTIntern provides a general description of an alternative approach that could be taken by the teachers in the scenario, so no standards are violated.4 ptsDEVELOPINGIntern does not provide a different approach that could be taken by the teachers in the scenario, so no standards are violated.8 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSPELLING AND GRAMMAR8 ptsEXEMPLARYWriting is professional quality, with fewer than 2 spelling or grammar mistakes.6 ptsPROFICIENTThere are 3 to 6 issues with grammar and spelling, but the writing is still up to an adequate professional standard.4 ptsDEVELOPINGThere are more than 6 issues with spelling and/or grammar, or the quality of the writing is not up to a professional standard.8 pts
Total Points: 40