Brown, Monica M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Institute of Education; Faculty of Arts and Education
Can the beginning teacher dare to be democratic?
Caribbean Journal of Education
Date of Publication
Examines the experiences of a sample of Jamaican teachers during the first year after professional training. Looks closely at their accounts of their classroom management style, and how they balance their own personal beliefs as well as what they learned in college with the reality of the learning environment. Interviews yielded data which suggest that those teachers with classroom experience prior to entering college were more comfortable with a democratic management style than those without this exposure.....