Ms. W, a fourth-grade music teacher, emails parents using the school’s email, notifying them that she is available on weekends and after school to teach violin to students at a reasonable hourly rate. Several of her violin students have been struggling with their lessons. Ms. W feels that the extra time out of school will benefit the students.
List your concerns about safeguarding student data, the laws currently in place, and the need for balance in policy and decision-making.
Lesson 3 Discussion 1
Ms. D, a third-year 7th-grade math teacher, complains to her next-door neighbor about a difficult student in her class, identifying the child by name and providing specific details about the student’s academic record. Ms. D says that the neighbor doesn’t know the student personally, so there should be no problem discussing the student and the situation.