[R-0187] S8. Ethical Practice

Citation: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). (2015). Focus on ethics: A difficult working relationship: The response. Webpage. Retrieved from site [or enter “NAEYC Focus on ethics: A difficult working relationship: The response” in your search window].

Abstract: The information on this webpage is taken from a September 2015 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 presented on this webpage fits well with content presented in the early childhood courses Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Practicum.

Content Focus: Coteaching; Ethics; Ethical Dilemma; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Practicum; National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Code of Ethical Conduct

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