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
Trust survey for students
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.
Teacher efficacy scale
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/10.1037/0022-06220.127.116.119 By Helen Withy
Strategies for developing and maintaining self-efficacy in teachers
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.
Strategies for promoting self-efficacy in students
How teachers can design learning opportunities that strengthen students’ efficacy and the impact that this has on studnets' learning and achievement.
A brief introduction to self-efficacy
The beliefs a person has about their own capabilities has a substantial impact on their achievement.