ERIC Number: ED208493
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Motivating Teachers. The Best of ERIC on Educational Management, Number 60.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR.
Two documents and ten journal articles on teacher motivation, selected from those recently made available through the ERIC system, are described in this report. Topics include the need for teacher incentive systems; the use of open-space schools in which several classes are taught simultaneously in one large room; the ways in which school boards can motivate teachers; the principal's role in teacher motivation; the need to reward exemplary teachers; the role of minigrants in promoting teacher excellence; community incentives for teacher excellence; the use of performance contracts; the relationship between reward structures and cooperative behaviors; the role of intrinsic motivation; and Maslow's hierarchy of needs as it applies to teachers. (JEH)
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Community Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Morale, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Supervision
ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 (free).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR.