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...But I Love Children: Changing Elementary Teacher Candidates' Conceptions of the Qualities of Effective Teachers.

@article{Brown2008ButIL,
  title={...But I Love Children: Changing Elementary Teacher Candidates' Conceptions of the Qualities of Effective Teachers.},
  author={Nancy Brown and Pamela Morehead and Julia Smith},
  journal={Teacher Education Quarterly},
  year={2008},
  volume={35},
  pages={169-183}
}
Effective teaching, as endorsed by the current standards movement, describes an effective teacher as one who is "highly-qualified." No Child Left Behind (2001) defines a highly qualified teacher as one who possesses a bachelor's degree, full state certification or licensure, and prove that they know each subject they teach. Essentially, policymakers have defined the qualities of effective teachers only in terms of the teachers' academic abilities. In contrast, research suggests that teacher… 

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