ERIC Number: EJ879079
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Three Characteristics of Effective Teachers
Steele, Natalie A.
Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, v28 n2 p71-78 2010
This article discusses three characteristics that are often associated with successful music educators. The three characteristics discussed include nonverbal communication, teacher self-efficacy, and servant leadership. Although there is no magical combination of characteristics that will produce an effective music teacher, these three attributes have been shown to positively affect the effectiveness of the teacher and may provide current and future music educators some ideas and information that may be applied to their own teaching.
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness, Nonverbal Communication, Self Efficacy, Leadership Styles, Participative Decision Making, Helping Relationship, Child Advocacy, Music Education, Music
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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