Developing effective teacher beliefs about learners: the role of sensitizing teachers to individual learning differences

@article{Rosenfeld2008DevelopingET,
  title={Developing effective teacher beliefs about learners: the role of sensitizing teachers to individual learning differences},
  author={Melodie Rosenfeld and Sherman Rosenfeld},
  journal={Educational Psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={28},
  pages={245 - 272}
}
  • Melodie Rosenfeld, Sherman Rosenfeld
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Effective teacher beliefs about students are an integral part of effective teaching. Teachers with interventionist beliefs about students (‘I can intervene to help a learner with difficulties’) show more effective practice than teachers with pathognomonic beliefs (‘I blame the learner for his difficulties’). A professional development (PD) course sensitized teachers (N = 234) to individual learning differences (ILDs), using five learning/cognitive styles tools. Teachers’ responses to a pre… CONTINUE READING
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