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Teacher Education and Professional Development

2003

Teacher student relationships

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Factors Influencing Grade Six Students' Perceptions Of Teachers, Susan Smith Laplante Jan 2003

Factors Influencing Grade Six Students' Perceptions Of Teachers, Susan Smith Laplante

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Less than one percent of U.S. school districts have invited student feedback in the school improvement process (Matthews, 2000). Students have valuable perceptions of how teachers interact with them and these perceptions can be a usefbl tool to improve schools (Tyack & Cuban). The purpose of this study was to examine sixth grade students' perceptions of teachers and the relationship of these perceptions to achievement, gender, socioeconomic status and grade configurations. This study utilized sixth graders' responses to sixteen items selected fiom the Students Speak: My Education and My Future Aspirations survey developed at the National Center for Student Aspirations ...