Basic Technology Skills Checklist - (copy)

Please complete the survey below. Answer the first 30 questions by selecting one of the choices (indicating your best estimate of your skill or knowledge level) about each of the technology related indicators. A “4” means that you are very knowledgeable and fluent with a particular skill indicator whereas a “1” means that you are unfamiliar or have little knowledge about that topic or skill. Please answer the rest of the questions as asked with brief responses. Thank you for this information. The results will assist in budgeting, grant reporting, and determining future grant eligibility.

Name


  1. Solve common printing problems.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Use advanced features of a word processor (Tables, headers and footers, macros, table of contents, columns, etc.)
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Copy a graphic from a web page.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Create and use bookmarks/favorites.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Cut, copy, and paste text both within an application and between multiple open applications
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Merge information from a database into a word processing document (mail merge).
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Download and decompress files.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Subscribe and unsubscribe from a mailing list (LISTSERV).
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Scan a document.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Use word to create a Web page.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Use Dreamweaver to create a Web page.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Open a file from a floppy disk or a local or network hard drive; save a file to a floppy disk or to a specific location on a local or network hard drive.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Use an electronic card catalog to locate, check out or reserve library materials?
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Reduce, enlarge, or crop a graphic.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Format/initialize a disk.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Use an electronic card catalog to locate, check out or reserve library materials?
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Record an audio fileor digitize a video clip.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Access a specific web page(URL) and search the web.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Create and maintain backups.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Create an electronic presentation.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Manage names and groups in an address book.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Create, copy, move, rename, and delete folders.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Send and open e-mail messages.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Publish classroom assignments and/or announcements on a web page.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Use formulas and/or functions in a spreadsheet.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Create a graph from spreadsheet data.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Calculate students' grades using an electronic gradebook or spreadsheet.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Start up and shut down the computer; open and close an application/program; inset and eject a removable disk (floppy disk, CD-ROM).
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Create a report (query/find request) in a database and sort the results.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Know your school e-mail address.
     
      1 2 3 4  
    Unable  Fluent


  1. Which technology skill do you possess that you are most confident to use in your classroom?


  1. List the top three technology skills you hope to gain next year. Please be as specific as possible.


  1. Have you or your students made use of the Ellison die cut letters this year?
    Yes
    No


  1. If you or your students have used the Ellison die cuts this year, please list a few applications for the use and make a statement of your perception of effect the die cuts have had on student learning and/or classroom climate.


  1. Have you increased your use of technology tools this year? If so, indicate which tools below. Check all that apply.
    Classroom computer
    LCD projector
    Digital camera
    Digital video camera
    i-book (for those who have them!)
    DVD player
    VCR
    Overhead projector
    Scanner


  1. Have you increased technology integration in your classroom this year?
    Yes
    No


  1. Have you increased your use of computer programs/software this year? If so, indicate which programs below. Check all that apply.
    Groupwise (or other e-mail)
    Dreamweaver (web publishing)
    Quia (quiz maker, test maker, survey tool, etc.)
    Spectrum (library catalog)
    Kidspiration/Inspiration
    Word
    Excel
    PowerPoint
    Internet
    Maine Databases (articles, dictionaries, encyclopedias and more),
    NoodleTools (Documentation/citation tool plus more)
    Choices (Career program)
    Acellerated Reader (tests for books)


  1. Please make a statement regarding use of the LCD projector and your perception of the effect the use of the projector had on the integration of technology and student achievement.


  1. Please make a statement regarding the effect of the use of software (Word processing, powerpoint, spreadsheets, dreamweaver, keyboarding, Spectrum, and/or tutorials has had on the integration of technology and student achievement.