Effective Teacher Traits

Traits of Effective Teachers References

  • Anderson, R.S. and Guernsey, D.B. (1985).  On being family: A social theology of the family.  Michigan: Eerdmans Publishing Company.
  • Cawelti, G. (1999). Portraits of six benchmark schools: Diverse approaches to improving student achievement.  Arlington, VA: Educational Research Service.
  • Colby A., Kohlberg L., Speicher-Dubin E., and Lieberman M. (1977). Secondary School Moral Discussion Programs Led by Social Studies Teachers, Journal Moral Education 6 (2), pp.90-117.
  • Davidson Films, Inc. (Producer), and Elkind, D. (Director). (1991). Using what we know: applying Piaget's developmental theory in primary classrooms. [Video recording].  (Available from Davidson Films, Inc. 735 Tank Farm Road, Ste, 210, San Luis Obispo, CA.  93401).
  • Furth, H.G. and Wachs, H. (1974). Thinking goes to school.  Piaget’s theory in practice. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Hopkins, G. (2007, December 4). Character(istics) Count! -- What Principals Look for When Hiring New Teachers. [Online]  Education World. Retrieved April 20, 2008. www.educationworld.com
  • Lickona, T. (1991).  Educating for Character.  How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and Responsibility.  New York: Bantam Books.
  • Medlock, A. and Graham J.  (2008). Giraffe Heroes Project [Online].  Retrieved April 20, 2008 www.giraffe.org     
  • Power C., Higgins A., and Kohlberg, L. (1989).  Lawrence Kohlberg's approach to moral education. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Reimer J., Paolitto Pritchard D., and Hersh R.  (1990, c1983). Promoting moral growth: from Piaget to Kohlberg.  Prospect, Heights, Ill. : Waveland Press.
  • Schwebel, M. and Raph, J. (1973). Piaget in the Classroom.  New York: Basic Books, Inc.
  • Triana, R.P. (1999, January 20).  What makes a good teacher[Online].  Education Week.  Retrieved March, 2008 from the World Wide Web. www.educationweek.org