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For Teachers



PIP for
Teachers is intended specifically for classroom teachers, but may be useful to
anyone who is in a student/teacher relationship with someone else.  The traits, qualities, and principles reflect
“good teaching” regardless of the setting or situation.



The
thirty-four statements are also a useful guide for parents or others who are
interested in evaluating a specific teacher.



Teachers may
develop a “teaching quotient” for themselves by reading each of the thirty-four
statements.  Using the same rating system
used earlier, decide if the statement is, for you, almost always true (5),
usually true (4), sometimes true (3), seldom true (2), or never true (1).



Place your
rating in the blank at the left of the statement.  Once you have completed this process for all
thirty-four statements, add together your ratings for all thirty-four
statements and divide the total by thirty-four. 
This will give you your teaching quotient on a scale from 5 to 1.



Since
teachers are intimately involved in the lives of their students and clearly
responsible for the education of those students, your teaching quotient goal
should be at least 4.5.





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