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The Business Meeting as a Model for the Classroom
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Educational Technology Volume 54, Number 2, ISSN 0013-1962

Abstract

Student achievement does not depend solely on teacher competence. Students' own behavior, their motivation to achieve, and their attitudes toward others around them all contribute. These variables create conditions--an environment--that either favors or disfavors achievement. They can dictate the amount of time a teacher has to devote to "non-learning" behavior. That amount is the amount taken away from teaching and learning. The author proposes teaching students, from an early grade on, how to observe the guidelines that make for a well-run business meeting. It is hypothesized that, when translated into guidelines appropriate for a classroom, it can transform classrooms. It can make them orderly and purposeful. It can create an environment that will favor achievement.

Citation

Gropper, G.L. (2014). The Business Meeting as a Model for the Classroom. Educational Technology, 54(2), 10-19. Retrieved January 26, 2020 from .

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