Teacher Personality and Characteristics
A major emphasis throughout this book is that if we wish to understand child behaviour, we must consider not only children themselves but the various influences that are brought to bear upon them. Within the context of school, the most important of these is usually the teacher. Research into teacher personality, and by this I mean the whole range of personal characteristics that may affect the way in which teachers go about their tasks, has not been as systematic as research into child characteristics, but nevertheless there are a number of valuable inferences that can be drawn.
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