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Annaliza Pagaoa

Teacher, National Teachers College

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How personal beliefs influence teaching practices?

According to Schommer-Aikins beliefs unconsciously influence the selection of teaching strategy.

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    Feb 22 2013: I agree with others that personal beliefs about teaching can and should influence teaching practices. It's my opinion that teachers' personal beliefs about the material should be used carefully, however. Passion for the subject and personal stories can make teaching really stick, but it can also risk imposing a belief system on students, rather than allowing them to develop their own.

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