Ch 7: Ethics & Professional Conduct for Florida Educators

About This Chapter

Re-examine the ethical standards and code of conduct expected of Florida educators in this informative yet engaging chapter. Review the key principles, then test your understanding with short multiple-choice quizzes and a comprehensive chapter exam.

Ethics & Professional Conduct for Florida Educators - Chapter Summary

Due to the nature of their job, educators are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and adhere to specific ethical standards. Review the Florida-specific requirements for educators in these useful and easy to follow lessons.

Expert instructors will guide you through the Florida Educator Code of Ethics and the Principles of Professional Conduct so you can thoroughly understand these expectations. You'll also examine:

  • Florida Educational Practices Commission's ability to initiate disciplinary actions
  • The obligation placed on teachers to report child abuse
  • Ethical guidelines for technology usage in the classroom

Thoroughly study the topics presented in each lesson and then utilize the quizzes and chapter exam to assess your retention of the information and get explanations of the answers. You can also print the supplemental quiz worksheets to use as offline study material or as a resource to identify key topics while you explore the lessons.

6 Lessons in Chapter 7: Ethics & Professional Conduct for Florida Educators
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Understanding the Florida Educator Code of Ethics

1. Understanding the Florida Educator Code of Ethics

So, you want to teach in Florida? What do you know about their specific code of ethics for teachers? This lesson explain the three tenets of the Florida Educator Code of Ethics.

Principles of Professional Conduct for Florida Educators

2. Principles of Professional Conduct for Florida Educators

Should teachers be held to a higher standard for behavior? What is acceptable behavior for a teacher? This lesson will address such questions by explaining the principles of professional conduct for Florida educators.

Florida Education Practices Commission: Role & Authority

3. Florida Education Practices Commission: Role & Authority

What happens when a teacher in Florida breaks the rules? Of course, it depends on the offense, but the Florida Education Practices Commission may get involved. This lesson will discuss the role of the Education Practices Commission in Florida.

The Role of Teachers in Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse

4. The Role of Teachers in Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse

Child abuse is a serious problem, and teachers have a moral and ethical obligation to help abused children by reporting concerns. This lesson will review your role in recognizing and reporting child abuse.

Technology Ethics in the Classroom

5. Technology Ethics in the Classroom

The accessibility of information through technology is endless. In the classroom, students and teachers must follow ethical guidelines for appropriate use. In this lesson, you'll learn what some of the expectations are and how to use them.

Maintaining the Confidentiality of Student Records

6. Maintaining the Confidentiality of Student Records

How do you preserve student records in a way that protects their confidentiality? This article discusses the laws regulating private student information and best practices for compliance.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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