This animation introduces the concept of self-efficacy, describing what it is, why it’s important and how teachers can support their students’ self efficacy.
The concept of self-efficacy – animated
The following survey can help teachers determine students’ perceptions of their teacher’s ability to teach them and their confidence in their own ability to learn.
Using Gibson and Dembo’s Teacher Efficacy Scale, how would you currently rank your teacher efficacy in the following areas of teaching and learning – low, average, or high? Gibson, S., & Dembo, M. H. (1984). Teacher efficacy: A construct validation. Journal of Educational Psychology, 76(4), 569-582. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0022-06184.108.40.2069 By Helen Withy
Teachers with high sense of efficacy create mastery experiences for their students whereas teachers with low instructional self-efficacy undermine students’ cognitive development as well as students’ judgements of their own capabilities.
How teachers can design learning opportunities that strengthen students’ efficacy and the impact that this has on studnets' learning and achievement.