Teachers’ Personality Traits: Its Impact to the Academic Performance of the Grade Vi – Pupils of University of Rizal System Tanay Main Campus

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Chapter 1
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Introduction
Personality refers to the total person. It is the expression of what you are and what you do. The core of each individual is the product of all responses that are expressed in everyday living. It includes the things that you say as well as think in many different situations that you constantly meet. Teachers play a crucial role in the learning of the pupils. They are the agents of social changes, facilitators of desirable learning, counsellors of learners, consultant and resource persons, researchers and evaluator and manager of the teaching – learning situation. With these crucial roles, teachers really need to be competent. Studies conducted in the Philippine Normal
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In the process of finalizing the decision as to what topic will the authors write about, the researchers was provoked by the interest to come up with a study making use of the Grade VI pupils as the respondents. Being a grade school teacher, the researchers wish to have a background regarding the extent of the teachers’ personality traits to the classroom performance of the Grade VI – pupils . An awareness on the abilities of the pupils is necessary so that the teacher could use suited approach. By doing so, the facilitator of learning can function fully well to attain the goal of education hence, the researchers’ initiative and interest was aroused by the topic.
Theoretical Framework According to the Gestalts, as well as to the proponents of other field theories which have been derived by the researchers, a person responded to a situation depending upon the way he perceives it. The sensory field is organized with respect to figure and ground. That is the object perceived stand out against a background which is a part of the whole picture. The manner in which individual perceives this field ground relationship determine what he “see” and what he learns as a result of his sensory experienced. Perception is the way by which he relates or interprets or understand experienced stimuli, it is the process by which those experiences take on meaning for him. Perception