This study also shows that the teacher's beliefs and her practice were consistent and entwined throughout the study. As her beliefs shifted, so did her practice and it supports Thompson's (1992) notion of a dialectic relationship between teacher beliefs and practice.types of interviews: broad interviews, unit interviews and lesson interviews, the teachera#39;s written reflections, ... of this study, Jennifer stated that her overall goals for students in science have been the same for her 3rd grade students for 22 years. Her emphasis in her goals was clearly focused on aspects of scientific inquiry.
|Title||:||A Case Study of an Experienced Teacher's Beliefs and Practice During Implementation of an Inquiry-based Approach in Her Elementary Science Classroom|
|Author||:||Anita Marie Benna Martin|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|