STUDENT INTERVIEW QUESTIONS FOR “WALK THROUGH” OBSERVATIONS

Please take your time to honestly complete the questions below about your personal experiences in relation to your education at Kealakehe High School. Use the following rubric to rate your responses:
4 = Strongly Agree 3 = Moderately Agree 2 = Agree 1 = Moderately Disagree 0 = Strongly Disagree
NA = Does Not Apply To This Course

Name


  1. GLO #6: Assignments given require students to use Internet to do research and word processing to write my papers.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #1 & #4: At the start of each lesson/unit, the grading criteria and performance/content expectations are reviewed and I know what I need to do to meet or exceed the criteria.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #6, #3 & #4: Assignments given require students to use advanced applications and/or technology skills to complete assignments; ex. Adobe Photoshop, GPS software, importing of digital files.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #3 & #4: Complex Thinking
    Assignments are given requiring students to use a specific process (Scientific Method) or format.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #2: My Citizenship teacher is active in getting our class to participate in activities, discussions and lessons
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #1: I feel comfortable about seeking help from the teacher after class or during my “free time” about assignments.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #5: My teacher enforces the "dress standard" and ID policies of Kealakehe High.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #3 & #4: Assignments are given specifically to help improve students’ performance on the HSA.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #2: The teacher makes it a point to call home or talk to parents when students are failing, doing poorly or not attending class
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #1 & #4: Standards and “I am able…” statements were discussed at the beginning of the semester and I understand what we are supposed to be learning in this class.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #1, #2 & #4: When doing group work, my teacher gives 1 grade for the group and 1 grade for me.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #1 & #2: Students are assigned independent/ group projects where we are given a range of topics to select from.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #1 & #4: Rubrics and/or grading criteria for the course were discussed at the start of the semester and I understand how I am to meet or exceed the standards to pass the course and excel
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #1, #2 & #5: The teacher has a relationship with me that I feel comfortable about asking questions or seeking help in class about the assignment.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #3 &#4: Assignments providing writing prompts are given that require students to structure their responses in a manner similar to the Hawaii State Assessment.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #3 & #4: Samples are available from the teacher or are posted in the room for me to see “high quality work” as well as samples of work that “meets” or “approaches” expectations.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. General- I am proud to be a student at Kealakehe High School.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #2: My teacher models the WaveRider "Rs" throughout the period.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #2 & #5: My teacher has a good relationship with me, cares about me and makes adjustments to lessons to help me succeed in the course.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #6: At the start of the course or a major assignment, students are cautioned about the ethical use of information and technology; ex. Discussions about plagiarism, having the proper “parent approval forms” signed and on file.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #2: My Citizenship teacher met my parents/guardians at “Open House” and/or called my home to introduce themselves.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #5: I understand my teacher's verbal directions and written instructions.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #2: My Citizenship teacher makes attempts to get to know students as people; s/he really knows who I am and cares about me.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #6, #3 & #4: Assignments given require students to use other applications in addition to Internet research and word processing; ex. PowerPoint, and Excel.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #5: My teacher explains lessons and answers questions in a manner that helps me to understand the material.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #4, #3, #2 & #5: My teacher allows students to discuss and contribute to the development classroom rules and grading criteria.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #1 & #4: At the start of each unit, the standard and/or "I am able to..." statement being taught is reviewed.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #2: At the start of the semester, standards and “I am able…” were discussed and I understand that working appropriately by myself or in groups is a requirement of the course
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. GLO #3& #4: Many of the assignments given require me to provide written explanations about my answers to a process (math) or concept(s) we are studying.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


  1. General- I feel that Kealakehe High School offers me many different quality educational opportunities.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6  
    NA  Strongly Agree


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