Acting with integrity, acting fairly, and acting ethically are important aspects of the behavior of principals. What types of personal characteristics, values, and beliefs does an individual need to possess to be a superintendent of schools, and how are these characteristics influenced by the standards of the profession, professional code of ethics, ethics of the community, and so forth? How would you assess the climate of ethics in your district? Why?
How do society, policy, and politics influence the operation of a school district and to what degree should a superintendent of schools and district leaders be actively involved in these contexts? Why? How do those elements impact your district? Why?
Discuss the power of Checklist in terms of data collection for program evaluation. What are the benefits and what are the cons to a checklist? Be sure to source your feedback.
Organizational culture is a system of shared assumptions, values, and beliefs that affect behavior in an organization. Typically there is an overall organizational culture in addition to sub-cultures in various groups. Sometimes they blend well with each other and other times they conflict.
In addition please take a look at the following video for additional information, then answer the questions below:
Introduction to Organizational Culture
Describe how organizational culture can contribute to a company’s success (or failure.)
Discuss the organizational culture where you work—or did work.
Indicate what characteristics of the organizational culture have been the most successful (i.e. aggressiveness, stability, innovation, attention to detail, outcome based, people or team oriented.)
complete a research of the organization you work for (use a hypothetical or “other” organization if more applicable) that will address the following prompts:
Describe the organization’s environment, and evaluate its preparedness for virtualization.
Explain Microsoft (or another product) licensing for virtualized environments.
Recommend a configuration for shared storage; make sure to discuss the need for high availability and redundancy for virtualization for the organization.
Explain Windows Azure capabilities for virtual machines and managing a hybrid cloud, including Windows Azure’s Internet as a Service (IaaS) and storage capabilities
Make a recommendation for cloud computer use in the organization, including a justification for your recommendations.
Submit your research as a single document. It should meet the following requirements:
Be approximately 2 pages in length, not including the required cover page and reference page.
Follow APA7 guidelines. it should include an introduction, a body with fully developed content, and a conclusion.
Support your answers with the readings from the course and at least two scholarly journal articles to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook. The UC Library is a great place to find resources.
Be clearly and well-written, concise, and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques.
Please answer the questions separate.
1. Labels are often used in schools to identify a concern or group a student belongs to, but labels sometimes have negative consequences on students’ learning. What are some of the consequences of labeling? What are some alternatives to labeling students’ cultural, ethnic, gender, and learning differences?
2. A teacher learns that there is a social media group dedicated to his class that he is unaware of, where students can share notes and discuss their experiences. He visits the group and asks to be a member. After becoming a member, several of his students send a friend request to him on social media. He accepts and begins to interact with his students in a personal manner. The teacher posts on his social media account, quite often, sharing photos of him with his girlfriend and at bars with his friends. Provide feedback to the teacher to support ethical conduct and address this situation. Include evidence from the Model Code of Ethics for Educators and Professional Dispositions of Learners.
Model Code of Ethics for Educators (MCEE) – National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (nasdtec.net)
Why is it important to encourage physical fitness in young children? How can you support young children’s emotional health by addressing strengths, interests, and needs? (150 words)
In what ways can you integrate physical activity in classroom instruction? How can physical activities be adjusted to meet the needs of all children? ( 150 words please)
Please read the story attached to the link above. explain your thoughts on the topic. How can we as school leaders be sure our teachers remain neutral while dealing with this topic?
Choose at least one of the assigned chapters of What Should I Do With My Life? chapters. 16-23 and talk us through something that struck you as valuable or meaningful about the author’s journey. Maybe you share similar backgrounds or experiences. Maybe you it helped you consider your own professional and academic goals. Perhaps it helped you think about a particular challenge.