ERIC Number: EJ882489
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 23
Developing an Ethic of Care in the Classroom
Caldwell, Paula F.; Sholtis, Stephanie A.
Kappa Delta Pi Record, v44 n2 p85-89 Win 2008
Daily, teachers step foot inside their classrooms with the intentions of making a difference in their students' lives by demonstrating care. Depending on a teacher's individual style, care may be demonstrated in multiple ways. The author explores four distinctive themes of a caring teacher. These are: (1) student-oriented; (2) work-oriented; (3) engaging students; and (4) active. The author discusses each of the four themes in terms of its characteristics.
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Teacher Student Relationship, Altruism, Student Participation, Feedback (Response), Teacher Behavior, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Methods, Group Discussion, Grading
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