Teaching the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
A Resource Guide
Published by: National Association for the Education of Young Ch
Imprint: The National Association for the Education of Youn
An Essential Guide to Using the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct Information and guidance to help you teach new and experienced educators about professional ethics and the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. Special Features of This New Edition - Explains the needs of adult learners at different stages of professional development - Details theories of moral development and their implications for ethical decision making - Provides effective ways of teaching the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct - Offers new and updated interactive activities, including games and a collection of cases for college classes and trainings on ethics
Preface Chapter 1: Teaching Professional Ethics Chapter 2: Know the Learner Chapter 3: Teaching About Morality and Ethics Chapter 4: Teaching the Code of Ethical Conduct Chapter 5: Addressing Ethical Issues Chapter 6: Putting the Pieces Together Chapter 7: Assessing Learning and Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness Appendix Glossary of Terms References and Resources About the Authors Acknowledgments
Professions, by definition, are called to a noble purpose. Fulfilling this purpose relies on adherence to a collectively agreed upon professional code of ethics. Kudos to the authors for continually expanding the early childhood education field’s understanding of this imperative.
—Stacie G. Goffin, author of Professionalizing Early Childhood as a Field of Practice: A Guide to the Next Era
Every person who works with or on behalf of young children has a responsibility to do the right thing. This book provides a moral compass, guiding educators’ decisions to ensure that children are protected, nurtured, and educated.
—Sherry M. Cleary, Executive Director, New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute
As a teacher educator, I find this book to be an invaluable resource. Its many engaging, interactive activities bring the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct to life for students and early childhood educators.
—Angela C. Baum, President-Elect, National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators
Every child, at every age, deserves an ethical and effective professional teacher. The authors of Teaching the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct: A Resource Guide have managed to connect hands-on activities with learning about the foundations of ethics, which benefits educators, children, and families.
—Phillip S. Rogers, EdD, Executive Director/CEO, National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC)