Principles of Teaching
Bloomsburg University
Dr. Pastore


Reasons for Teaching*

Crusader One who seeks the system or society.
Content Specialist One who wants to teach a specific content area.
Covert One who starts another career but then "discovers" that teaching is really better for "her" or "him."
Free Floater One who is in teaching until a "real" career choice emerges.
Early Decider One who knows from an early age that teaching is the right direction.

*Source of Table: Robert J. Sternberg "How Can We Teach Intelligence?"  Educational Leadership (September, 1994): 42, 1:40, Figure 1

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Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301