High Point Elementary Technology Survey

This is a teacher survey for use regarding technology in their individual school.

Name (optional): 


  1. I am interested in learning more about Quia--advanced features. (Basic features will be offered to everyone during web page creation.)
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about PortaPortal sites. (Creating my own page of Internet links organized and housed on one spot, accessible to my students.)
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about (beginning) Moodle. (The county benchmark testing vehicle for this year.)
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about using Moodle with my classes (creating journal areas, forums, wikis, blogs, etc.) Students must have an active WCS email account in order to access these pages.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about technology integration activities using Excel.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about technology integration activities using PowerPoint.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about technology integration activities using Word.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning basic HTML (and the basics of the Composer editor) to use with my Quia page.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about advanced email features (folder organization, signatures, group mailing lists, downloading files, attachments, etc.).
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about the free lesson resources (available in all curriculum areas) offered by Marco Polo.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about copyright laws and how they apply to both my instructional projects and the work of my students as they use technology.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about advanced search techniques and the best search engines for the Internet.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about how to use SmartBoards in my instruction. This would cover beginning use, equipment, saving files to load onto my webpage, and appropriate uses for an interactive whiteboard environment.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning how to construct well-designed and SOL correlated WebQuests to use with my students.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning how to use a digital camera, downloading images to a computer, and basic editing skills for digital images.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about using a Palm Pilot (with students) for integrating technology.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning how to create a CD using Roxio CD Creator (located on all the laptops and newer desktops which we've recently received).
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about video streaming via United Streaming. This would include creating playlists, using other new resources on the site, downloading/saving the video clips to use during instruction, and learning how to embed the clips in PowerPoint for class presentations.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in learning more about using a centrally located scanner to create digital images.
    Yes
    No


  1. When learning new skills during professional development, after-school sessions are the best option for me. I would be interested in a 'lunch-byte' training session where I would use a planning period or lunch period to receive staff development during the day. I realize that with this option, my training may require multiple days rather than one session after-school.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. When learning new skills during professional development, after-school sessions are the best option for me.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. When learning new skills during professional development, one-on-one sessions are the best option for me.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I would like to see our school have an active technology committee which makes recommendations for equipment and software purchases based on our total school need.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I am self-taught and learn the skills/programs/techniques I need to use with my students on my own. I do not need professional development sessions as a rule. I would prefer only receiving help on very specific questions or when I feel 'stumped.'
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Given what you know about our school's resources, what can be done regarding curriculum to help you integrate technology better for with your students?


  1. Given what you know about our school's resources, what can be done regarding hardware/software to help you integrate technology better with your students?


  1. Given what you know about our school's resources, what can be done regarding professional development to help you integrate technology better with your students?


  1. My top three equipment suggestions (not to include desktop computers or printers) would be:


  1. My top three software suggestions (this can include both desktop software OR Internet sites which require a subscription fee) would be:


  1. My top three professional development sessions (from those either already mentioned or training which would benefit my students and was not mentioned previously in this survey) would cover:


  1. Here are my ideas/suggestions/thoughts which have not been addressed in a question on this survey.





Instructional Technology Resource Teacher
Washington County Schools
Bristol, VA