Improving Teacher Selection with Behavior-based Interviewing

Clement, Mary C.
January 2008
Principal;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p44
The article discusses behavior-based interviewing (BBI), a business technique, as applied to teacher selection. The author explains that BBI employs specific questions regarding candidates' skills, background, and experience to form an impression of past behavior and determine suitability for the job in question. She discusses steps in the teacher selection process, including identifying teaching skills, creating effective open-response interview questions, and assessment of candidates' answers.


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