Teacher Technology Survey - Mt. Juliet High School

The answers to the following questions will serve as benchmark data in application for the ORBIT (Orchestrating Regional Bases Integrating Technology) grant for next year. This survey will be taken again in the 2005-2006 school year to measure our progress. Where applicable below, use 1 for low and 5 for high and respond to your ability to meet or exceed the standard listed.



  1. Demonstrate introductory knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts related to technology
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Demonstrate continual growth in technology knowledge and skills to stay abreast of current and emerging technologies
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Design developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that apply technology-enhanced instructional strategies to support the diverse needs of learners
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Apply current research on teaching and learning with technology when planning learning environments and experiences
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Identify and locate technology resources and evaluate them for accuracy and suitability.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Plan for the management of technology resources within the context of learning activities.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Plan strategies to manage student learning in a technology-enhanced environment.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Facilitate technology-enhanced experiences that address content standards and student technology standards.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Apply technology to develop students' higher order skills and creativity.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Manage student learning activities in a technology-enhanced environment.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Apply technology in assessing student learning of subject matter using a variety of assessment techniques.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Use technology resources to collect and analyze data, interpret results, and communicate findings to improve instructional practice and maximize student learning.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Apply multiple methods of evaluation to determine students' appropriate use of technology resources for learning, communication, and productivity.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Use technology resources to engage in ongoing professional development and lifelong learning.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Continually evaluate and reflect on professional practice to make informed decisions regarding the use of technology in support of student learning.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Apply technology to increase productivity.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Use technology to communicate and collaborate with peers, parents, and the larger community in order to nurture student learning.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Model and teach legal and ethical practice related to technology use.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Apply technology resources to enable and empower learners with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Identify and use technology resources that affirm diversity.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Promote safe and healthy use of technology resources.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Facilitate equitable access to technology resources for all students.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. MJHS received the TLCF grant in 2001-2002 and has provided ongoing professional development in technology integration since that year. Including that year, select the number of years you have been involved in the professional development program. 


  1. The best answer for the frequency of my using technology for classroom related activities is 


  1. In the number of years you have been at MJHS, have you ever collaboratively designed a lesson with the library media specialist?
    Yes
    No


  1. Has an administrator ever observed a technology-based lesson you have implemented and collaborated with you on its effectiveness for student learning?
    Yes
    No


  1. Have you had ongoing discussions with parents as to student use of technology to complete assignments effectively?
    Yes
    No


  1. Have you had discussions with guidance counselors about student learning with technology?
    Yes
    No


  1. Have you ever analyzed student work from technology-based lessons other than your own course content?
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you be interested in earning stipends of $25/hr. for 4 to 8 hours during the 2005-2006 school year to plan, design, and/or review technology-based lessons with colleagues?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are you interested in earning your optional professional development inservice days by taking an online course sometime during the year?
    Yes
    No


  1. During this school year, how many times have your students worked on assignments using technology-related resources?
    none
    one
    two
    three
    four or more


  1. How would you describe your technology skills in providing meaningful experiences for your students?
    beginner
    intermediate
    skilled
    advanced


  1. Select the best answer for the type of program you most frequently use for technology-related activities for student learning.
    Word Processing
    PowerPoint
    Spreadsheet
    Database
    Digital Editing
    Mathematical
    Publishing


  1. What type of technology would you find most beneficial in your individual classroom.
    Stand alone PCs
    laptops
    projector
    interactive whiteboard
    handheld computers


  1. If you had the opportunity to take an online course to fulfill your optional inservice requirements, at which time would you prefer to take it?
    summer
    Fall Semester
    Spring Semester


  1. Choose the best answer to meet your needs for ongoing access to professional development activities. Whenever sessions are held after school, a stipend or inserverice opportunity will be made available. I prefer the following times..
    Planning period once a month
    30 minute to 1 hour after school sessions
    Summer half-day or whole day sessions
    Intercession half-day or whole day sessions
    Online professional development (anytime, anywhere)
    3-hr. after school sessions


  1. Rank the following in order of first to last for its importance to your teaching with technology. Use only one number per item with 1 being the most important.
        1 2 3 4 5
    need for more access to equipment  
    need for up-to-date, working resources  
    need for more professional development  
    help with classroom management strategies  
    need for more planning time to create lessons  


  1. What suggestions do you have to improve our technology integration program at MJHS?