"I didn't always perceive myself as a science person": Examining efficacy for primary science teaching

@inproceedings{Mansfield2012IDA,
  title={"I didn't always perceive myself as a science person": Examining efficacy for primary science teaching},
  author={Caroline Mansfield and A. Woods-McConney},
  year={2012}
}
Teacher efficacy has become an important field of research especially in subjects teachers may find challenging, such as science. This study investigates the sources of teachers’ efficacy for teaching science in primary schools in the context of authentic teaching situations with a view to better understanding sources of teachers’ efficacy beliefs. Twenty-four teachers participated in focus group interviews to enable in-depth exploration of the sources of efficacy for teaching science. Data was… CONTINUE READING

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