ERIC Number: EJ1020346
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
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Twenty-Five Factors Great Teachers Have in Common
Bassett, Patrick F.
Independent School, v72 n3 Spr 2013
The author presents his thoughts on what constitutes a great and effective teacher based on his personal experience of 42 years in the education field. He lists what he believes are 25 traits of great teachers. These traits include the knowledge of how students think and what motivates them; the ability to network and collaborate with other teachers, scholars, and community figures; the ability to create a positive classroom environment; and the ability to exude irrepressible enthusiasm for the subjects they teach.
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Experience, Educational Strategies, Educational Practices
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