TITLE

Teacher Efficacy: What Is It and Does It Matter?

AUTHOR(S)
Protheroe, Nancy
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Principal;May/Jun2008, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of teacher efficacy. Teacher efficacy is defined as the teachers' confidence in their ability to promote students' learning. From the viewpoint of individual teachers and of the faculty as a whole, teacher efficacy is important particularly in an environment that sets high standards of education for all children. It is recommended that principals help teachers develop a sense of efficacy.
ACCESSION #
31727916

 

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