ERIC Number: EJ850811
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Personal Knowledge in Educational Autobiography: An Investigation on "Good Teachers"
Frontiers of Education in China, v4 n1 p123-132 Mar 2009
A good teacher has various characteristics. We can observe directly teachers' behaviors or read their professional papers. However, the effective way is to have teachers tell their personal life history or educational autobiography. The personal knowledge of a good teacher will be revealed through the personal life history. According to numerous educational autobiographies, a good teacher has two characteristics: being kind to students and having passion.
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Autobiographies, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Behavior, Biographies, Teacher Student Relationship
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