Saxon Math Survey - Spring 2005

Please answer the following questions based on your involvement with the curriculum from Saxon Math.

Name


  1. What grade do you teach?


  1. Are there students working at different levels within the same class?
    Yes
    No


  1. Did the Saxon Placement Test appropriately place your students?
    Yes
    No


  1. How many students were appropriately placed using the Saxon placement test?


  1. How many students were not appropriately placed using the Saxon placement test?


  1. For how many students , did the Key Math placement test results match the Saxon placement test (e.g. did both placement tests place students on the same grade level)?


  1. Did you find it necessary to change the placement of any of your students to a higher level in the curriculum? If so, how many placements did you change?


  1. Evaluate the materials.

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      The materials are teacher-friendly. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The materials are organized. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The materials are sufficient for the year. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. Evaluate the content of the Saxon Math Program.

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      The skills taught are appropriate for my students' identified math level. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The program relies too heavily on computational problems. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      There is enough practice on each concept/skill. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The program includes problem solving opportunities in each lesson. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The program is helping to strengthen my students' number sense & mental math strategies. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The program is helping to strengthen my students' problem-solving strategies. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. Have you had to supplement the content of the Saxon Math curriculum with your own materials?
    Yes
    No


  1. What areas of the Saxon math curriculum have you had to use supplemental materials (i.e. time, money, Everyday Math language)


  1. Which mathematics skill/unit in Saxon math would you consider to be a strength?


  1. Which mathematics skill/unit in Saxon math would you consider to be a weakness?


  1. Evaluate the instruction.

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      The curriculum is aligned with the instructional needs of my students. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The pace of the instruction is appropriate for my students. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The skills being taught are appropriate for my students.  Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. Evaluate the assessments in the Saxon Math curriculum.

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      The daily homework is appropriate for my students. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The daily homework reflects skills being taught in the classroom. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The written assessments give me a clear indication of what skills my students understand. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The assessments are timely and appropriate. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The assessments help me make instructional decisions for my students. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. Evaluate student response.

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      My students feel comfortable with the program. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      My students are being successful with the program. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      My students have progressed in their math skills using the program. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      My students have responded positively to the program. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. Have your students enjoyed math this year?


  1. What is the parent feedback about the program?


  1. Have you enjoyed using the Saxon Math program?


  1. What do you see as a strength of the overall program?


  1. What do you see as a weakness of the overall program?


  1. Do you have any overall comments/feedback about the program?


  1. What overall grade would you give the Saxon Math program?
    A B C D F