The Code Of Ethics Off Two Principles Essay

752 Words Jun 26th, 2015 4 Pages
The National Education Association basis its code of ethics off two principles, the first principal is commitment to the student and the second principal is commitment to the profession.

• Shall not unreasonably deny the student’s access to varying points of view. I believe that it is important for teachers to show students more than one point of view when teaching a lesson. This allows students to gain a better understanding of the world around them. In my future classroom I will be teaching lessons that incorporate cultural diversity. I believe that students need to have a good understanding of their own culture (where they came from and the history of their culture) in order to accept and respect other cultures. I will ensure that I incorporate culturally diverse materials into my classroom/lessons (e.g., guest speakers, books, pictures).

• Shall make reasonable effort to protect the student from conditions harmful to learning or to health and safety. As a teacher it is my responsibility to provide a safe and positive learning environment for all of my students. This is especially important when it comes to students with disabilities. I will need to learn about all of my students prior to the start of the school year and plan the layout of my classroom, the behavior plan that I will utilize, the procedures and classroom rules, and the techniques I will use to teach the curriculum that meet the needs of all of my students. It is important to also make adjustments to…

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