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.
Behaviorism, Constructivism, Hegemonic Masculinity, Conceptual Change, Cognitive Dissonance
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Kuhn, M. (2015). Shut Up and Listen! How Experiences as a Learner and a Culture Shock Shifted my Focus of Teacher Knowledge in a Science Classroom. The Qualitative Report, 20(11), 1765-1771. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol20/iss11/4