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Legal and Ethical Implications for Classroom Management
Phedelia Singleton
Grand Canyon University
EDU-536 Classroom Engagement and Management
December 21, 2011

Ethics is a word for human behavior which includes classroom behavior. Ethical behavior is a realm of classroom ethics. In every complex society proper ethical is difficult, but it starts when a child is young. The implications below are a few of many ethical principles in the classroom which are significant among our students today.
Teaching Ethics: The Role of the Classroom Teacher For many years, ethical development (children’s character or moral development) has been a controversial topic. It is important to emphasize character development among students as part of preparing students. Controversy has developed over the years into, whether the teacher or parents is responsible. Preparing children as productive adults has challenges for schools. There are few questions as to who should feed character development. There are concerns for the counselor and parents as prime candidates of building children ethical characters. But, teachers are in position as a key influence among students.
The Ethics of Classroom Silence Teachers can question student refusing to actively participate in their own learning. It is said that students are acting unethical in this area. Students benefit from learning and the teacher is effective when silent impedes student learning. The most frustrating classroom phenomena is a student who cannot or choose not to have an active role in classroom discussion. It deprives the teacher and classmates of finding out what the student has to offer. Teachers and administration have an obligation to reduce or eliminate such reticence due to the fact that it has vital ethical…...

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