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Abstract

Effective middle school teachers are more than the sum total of their educational beliefs and practices. They are whole persons whose lives reflect receptivity to growth, treasured relationships, and the intertwining of their personal and professional lives. This article uses the children’s classic, The Velveteen Rabbit, as a metaphor to describe effective middle school teachers.

Keywords

Middle School Teachers, Effective Teachers, Metaphor, Case Study, and Qualitative Research

Publication Date

12-1-2003

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