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Ethical Considerations in the Classroom

How should teachers deal with ethical issues that emerge in the classroom? Should teachers take positions on moral issues? Or should they play a more neutral role? Pick an ethical or moral issue and share thoughts about the issue and how you might handle it in a classroom.

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It very much depends on the situation. If a student is bullying another student or saying derogatory or racist comments in the classroom, I think the teacher has every right to tell the student that they are out of line or that they need to stay after class/school, etc. It may even be something that they report to the administration. In terms of morality regarding sexual issues/religious values, ...

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