This is a wonderful article and gets to the heart of what a high-quality teacher is all about. The authors of this article identify and discuss five dispositions of mind, that if acquired, will foster growth not only for the teachers but for the students. The authors continue with a series of questions teachers should ask themselves as they employ these mind-sets.
This article is excellent and you, the thoughtful reader, will gain insight about yourself as a teacher of children.
What Mind-Sets Drive Teacher Effectiveness? Arthur L. Costa, Robert J. Garmston, & Diane P. Zimmerman. 11.2012. ASCD Express Volume 8 Issue 3