At my school and among my professional learning network, we have been having a lot of discussion lately surrounding teacher efficacy. Teacher efficacy is easy to explain — not always easy to collectively and genuinely live out. Teacher efficacy is a teacher’s belief in his or her own capabilities to get results in the classroom.
I wrote a guest column that was recently published in Kentucky School Talk about the value and necessity of collective teacher efficacy. Read it here: Teacher Efficacy: Because You Just Can’t Give Up On Kids.
Amelia Brown, Leader, Kindergarten Teacher, Taylor Mill Elementary