For the benchmark assignment, you will assemble and finalize your personal, comprehensive classroom management plan developed during this course.
Review the details of the benchmark assignment. A compiled and revised draft of the benchmark assignment assembled from Topics 1-4 is due in Topic 5. You will also be required to submit the benchmark assignment in a CLC assignment in Topic 5 for peer review.
Research the topic of professional conduct for teachers, focusing on interactions with students, students families, coworkers, and administrators. Complete the Professionalism as an Educator Table, describing ways to behave professionally for positive, collaborative relationships across the school system, and to create an appropriate supportive educational environment for students.
All entries in Part I of the table must be supported by a reference. Your references may include the NEA Code of Ethics, the NASDTEC Code of Ethics, the InTASC dispositions, the COE Professional Dispositions in the Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education Clinical Field Experience Handbook, the COE Pledge, the Arizona Administrative Code, the GCU Statement on the Integration of Faith, Learning, and Work, or other relevant resources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Use the Reference links bellow to support the essay:
1. Arizona Administrative Code R7-2-1308
Read Section R7-2-1308 from the Arizona Administrative Code.
http://apps.azsos.gov/public_services/Title_07/7-02.pdf 2. Moral Code of Ethics for Educators (MCEE)
Read the Moral Code of Ethics for Educators, located on the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification website.
http://www.nasdtec.net/?page=MCEE_Doc 3. National Education Association (NEA) Code of Ethics
Read the NEA Code of Ethics, located on the NEA website.
http://www.nea.org/home/30442.htm 4. Professionalism as an Educator Table
Review the Professionalism as an Educator Table to assist you with the topic assignment.
ELM250_T1.ProfessionalismEducatorTable.docx 5. To Improve U.S. Education, Its Time to Treat Teachers as Professionals
Read To Improve U.S. Education, Its Time to Treat Teachers as Professionals, by Gardner, located at The Washington Post website.