Urban teachers'beliefs on teaching, learning, and students : A pilot study in the United States of America

@inproceedings{Song2006UrbanTO,
  title={Urban teachers'beliefs on teaching, learning, and students : A pilot study in the United States of America},
  author={Kim Hyunsook Song},
  year={2006}
}
Less qualified urban teachers may contribute to the achievement gap between urban and nonurban students. A pilot study is conducted in an urban teacher education institution to examine teachers’ beliefs in teaching, learning, and students. The objectives are to describe teachers’ beliefs of the 28 pre-service and 26 in-service teachers in general and to investigate differences in their beliefs on a 26-item survey. Mean scores and standard deviations are used to describe teachers’ beliefs, and a… CONTINUE READING

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