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Teacher–Student Interaction

  • Joshua M. Englehart
Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE, volume 21)

Many of us, particularly those of us how have chosen education as a profession, can think back to a teacher who was exceptionally influential in our school experience or even in our life's direction. If you have memory of such a teacher, hold his or her qualities in mind…

Now, you probably learned a lot of subject matter from this teacher, and this teacher was likely very knowledgeable, but chances are that these are not the reasons why this teacher made such a difference. Chances are that this teacher's exceptional ity lies with how he or she interacted with students. The fact is that a definite thread of similarity runs through teacher preparation programs; teachers generally enter the classroom with comparable training in content and pedagogy. The way that teachers interact with their students is a prominent factor in differentiating one from the next in terms of impact.

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Class Size Classroom Management Student Interaction Large Class Size Teacher Preparation Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joshua M. Englehart
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  1. 1.Riverside High SchoolPainesville

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