Two types of instruments were used in this study. The instruments included a Literacy Orientation Survey (LOS) and two Instructional Practices Checklists. A total of three statistical tests: ANOVA, MANOVA, and Multiple Regression were conducted to find correlations. Results indicated there was a relationship between teachers' belief types and their literacy instruction. This study can be used to evaluate teachers' belief types and the implementation of literacy instruction.One main reason for this shift is due to the pressure of teacher accountability and standardized testing. 2. ... Teachers who teach in below the second grade are not as pressured by the state on test scores because children are not required toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teachers' Beliefs on Best Practices in Literacy Intsruction|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|