This post is a response the Andrew Davis’s healthy scepticism about the concept of self-efficacy. This was in response to a recent post: http://stevenwatson.co.uk/2017/06/recent-research-in-cultural-differences-in-the-development-of-mathematics-self-efficacy/ So what I intend to do… Read more »
A review of recent research in mathematics performance and mathematics self-efficacy.
I have been interested in cultural practices in teaching for a few years. So I was interested how this resonated with Steven Puttick’s recent article in School Leadership and Management , describing… Read more »
Culture and habitus in teaching
It has become fashionable to see learning as the memorisation of facts, methods, processes and information. That effective schooling principally involves children committing information to long-term memory. However, the accumulation… Read more »
This blog post provides a summary of social cognitive theory. It begins with some background. I then move on to look at Bandura’s formulation of Social Cognitive Theory and finally… Read more »
An explanation of why teachers teach in traditional ways using Social Cognitive Theory