Shut up and listen! how experiences as a learner and a culture shock shifted my focus of teacher knowledge in a science classroom
Behaviorism, Cognitive Dissonance, Conceptual Change, Constructivism, Hegemonic Masculinity
When pre-service teachers transition into service many revert back to the experiences they had as a learner. This can be an issue if the teacher did not receive "best practice" when they were engaged in the K-12 experience. This autoethnography will take the reader through the experiences of a teacher who did not receive an education where his teachers utilized a pedagogy promoted in Tertiary schooling. He will describe an experience with his poverty-stricken students that made him realize that his didactic style of teaching was not effective.
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Original Publication Date
Kuhn, Mason, "Shut up and listen! how experiences as a learner and a culture shock shifted my focus of teacher knowledge in a science classroom" (2015). Faculty Publications. 1210.