Code of Ethical Conduct in the Teaching Profession

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Which of the following grants a professional the right to practice a given profession:

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1. Which of the following is an organization that publishes a code of ethics for teachers:

2. Treating students equally without regard to ability, race, or ethnicity represents this aspect of the code of ethics for teachers:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is critical that teachers follow a code of ethical conduct in the teaching profession, and this worksheet and quiz combination are written to enhance your understanding of codes of ethics in teaching. The questions in the quiz ask you to answer questions about ethical teaching ideals, teacher organizations, and licensing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess your knowledge of:

  • Attending continuing education as an aspect of the code of ethics
  • Organizations that publish a code of ethics for teachers
  • Treating students equally without regard to ability, race, or ethnicity
  • The code of ethics that encourages volunteer service at community organizations

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz are designed to improve the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the code of ethical conduct in the teaching profession from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the code of ethics for teachers to see how an ethical teacher is more effective than one who does not engage in ethical teaching practices
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about treating students equally without regard to ability, race or ethnicity in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the right to practice teaching and interpret it correct

Additional Learning

To learn more about the code of ethics for teachers, review the accompanying lesson entitled Code of Ethical Conduct in the Teaching Profession. The lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Learn areas of conduct that should be addressed with regard to the code of ethics for teachers
  • Know the organizations that promote ethical standards for professional teaching behavior
  • Understand the special qualities required of those in the teaching profession
  • Identify examples of when a teacher is acting ethically and not ethically in the classroom, school, or community setting
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