Behaviors of Teacher Leaders in the Classroom
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2018, Pages: 104-108
Received: Dec. 3, 2018; Accepted: Dec. 14, 2018; Published: Jan. 10, 2019
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Louis L. Warren, Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA
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Abstract
Behaviors of teachers within the classroom should exhibit leadership skills along with effective teaching skills. These two skills sets should occur simultaneously in the behavior of teachers when they are teaching their students within the classroom. Research shows that effective teachers behavior is the most important factor contributing to students’ academic growth within the classrooms of schools serving the K-12 student populations. During the past two decades, there has been a significant increase in the scholarly research conducted on teacher leadership and it, potentially, affects the increase in student academic growth. However, most of this research on teacher leadership have focused on the role of teacher leadership outside the classroom. Currently, there are limited investigations that focuses on the effects on students’ academic growth when teachers’ leaders lead from within their classrooms. This study investigates the impact teacher leadership have on students’ academic growth as well on the teaching profession in general when teacher leaders lead from their classrooms. This study also investigates the importance of school administrators promoting and supporting teachers who lead from within their classroom.
Keywords
Leader, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Leadership, Students Achievement, Student Growth
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Louis L. Warren, Behaviors of Teacher Leaders in the Classroom, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 6, 2018, pp. 104-108. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20180706.12
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