The Five Forms of Teacher Power

Currently reading article by J Shindler (2009) Transformative Classroom Management

John identifies:

Attractive (referent) power

Expert Power

Reward Power

Coercive Power

Position Power

John notes that to be effective, one must incorporate at leastsome of each of these.

I wonder, is the the ‘Teacher X- Factor’?

1 thought on “The Five Forms of Teacher Power

  1. Ann, the article was recently published in EDUCATION HORIZONS Vo 11 No 6 2011 and has been reprinted in their with permission.
    John is the developed of the ASSC Climate Assessment Instrument and the internationally used Paragon Learning Styles Inventory.
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