Text alternative – Collective efficacy
- Teaching team engaged in an evidence informed collaborative inquiry.
- Our school became collectively involved in exploring the potential to transform our learning environments for both teachers and students.
- We developed a hunch, we took action and we now constantly check and scan for success.
Journey focus area
- Growth in student achievement in both literacy and numeracy
- Flexible differentiated learning environments
- Teacher collaboration
- Student collaboration.
Inconsistent student achievements across 3 classes – teaching in silos.
- Improved results with a greater percentage of students reaching their benchmark in both literacy and numeracy.
- Collaboration of teachers in planning for teaching.
- Collegial sharing of resources and teaching strategies.
- Better staff relationships and respect for colleagues.
- Removal of silos as students' results are a collective responsibility.
- Team approach and shared goals to improve student outcomes.
- Teachers who have developed their understanding of curriculum, communication skills and knowledge of pedagogical research through rigorous professional learning.
- Self-directed and resilient students who are not easily distracted.
- Flexible use of staffing as needs arise to work within tiers of intervention and further support for student learning.
- Isolation working in silos
- Challenged through change
- Stepping out of comfort zone
- Teachers supporting one another
- Getting easier
- Cohesive collaborative practice
- Student growth
- Onwards and upwards.