[R-0182] S8. Ethical Practice

Citation: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). (2017). Focus on Ethics: “Don’t let my son dress up as a girl”-the response. Webpage. Retrieved from site [or enter “NAEYC Don’t let my son dress up as a girl ” in your search window].

Abstract: The information on this webpage is taken from a September 2017 article in Young Children in which the authors present an ethical dilemma and take the reader through the process for responding to the issue using ideas and principles from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Code of Ethical Conduct.

Integration: The information on this webpage may be infused with content in the early childhood courses Child, Family, and Community, Introduction to Early Childhood Education; and Practicum.

Content Focus: Anti-Bias Education; Child, Family, and Community; Diversity; Ethical Issue; Ethical Responsibility; Ethics; National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Code of Ethical Conduct; Family Engagement; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Practicum; Professionalism

Notes: Pose the ethical dilemma to students and guide them through the process for resolving the issue using the ideas and principles from (NAEYC) Code of Ethical Conduct provided on this webpage. Have them discuss their resolutions before sharing the conclusions reached by other groups working on this case found at the end of the summary.