Beginning Teachers’ Mathematical Teacher-Efficacy Confidence

  • Lynda Kidd
Part of the Bold Visions in Educational Research book series (BVER)


A teacher’s belief in his/her ability to have a positive effect on student learning is described as teacher-efficacy (Ashton, 1985). Teacher-efficacy is often described in general terms (Bandura, 1997), yet is ill-defined in relation to teachers’ confidence in teaching of specific content areas such as mathematics.


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