Washington Twp. School District - Staff Technology Survey

Our district is compiling data for our 2013-2016 Technology Plan. We ask that you complete this survey before December 20th. Thank you for your input and effort in completing this survey.

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A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. I am a...*
    Classroom Teacher
    Special Area Teacher (PE, Art, Music, World Language)
    Library/Media
    Support Staff
    Office Staff
    Paraprofessional
    School Administrator


  1. Approximately how long have you been teaching (or working in your current position)?*
    1-3 years
    4-5 years
    6-10 years
    10-20 years
    More than 20 years


  1. How would you rate your overall skill in using educational technology?*
    Below basic
    Basic
    Proficient
    Advanced


  1. Staff Utilization:
    Identify how frequently you use the following educational technologies.*

            1 2 3      
      Email Frequently Never  
      Educational Websites Frequently Never  
      Word Processing  Frequently Never  
      Spreadsheets  Frequently Never  
      Presentation/Multimedia (PowerPoint or KidPix) Frequently Never  
      Webquests Frequently Never  
      Social Networking Frequently Never  
      Google Docs Frequently Never  
      Blogs Frequently Never  
      Audio or Video Podcasts Frequently Never  
      Graphic Organizers (Kidspiration/Inspiration) Frequently Never  
      Student Management System (Grading Systems, Attendance, Assessment) Frequently Never  
      Student Information Services (Student Records, Health, Discipline) Frequently Never  
      School Management (Budget, Personnel, Scheduling/Calendar, etc.) Frequently Never  
      Web Page Development Frequently Never  
      Instuctional Demonstrations/Tutorials Frequently Never  


  1. Student Utilization:
    Identify how frequently your students use the following educational technologies.

            1 2 3      
      Word Processing Frequently  Never  
      Database Frequently  Never  
      Spreadsheet Frequently  Never  
      Graphic Organizers Frequently  Never  
      Presentation/Multimedia (PowerPoint or KidPix) Frequently  Never  
      Internet Access Frequently  Never  
      Information retrieval (Periodic Index, Electronic Encyclopedia) Frequently  Never  
      Mobile Lab Access Frequently  Never  
      Computer Lab Access Frequently  Never  
      Games/Tutorials (Study Island) Frequently  Never  


  1. Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum:
    In my classroom:

            1 2 3      
      Students use a range of technologies (i.e. productivity, visualization, research, and communication tools). Frequently  Never  
      Students communicate and collaborate with peers or others outside the classroom using technology. Frequently  Never  
      Students use technology to access online resources and information as a part of classroom activities. Frequently  Never  
      Students use advanced, professional research tools and information (i.e. simulations or databases). Frequently  Never  
      Students work on relevant, technology-enhanced projects that have meaning and approach real-worl applications of technology. Frequently  Never  
      Students use technology to support higher-order thinking (i.e. analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of ideas and information). Frequently  Never  
      Students use technology to create new ideas and representations. Frequently  Never  
      Students use technology to help solve problems. Frequently  Never  
      Students are instructed in the ethical uses of technology. Frequently  Never  


  1. Impact of Technology:
    In my classroom:

            1 2 3      
      Teaching is more student-centered and interactive when technology is integrated into instruction. Frequently Never  
      Teaching practices emphasize teacher uses of technology skills to support instruction. Frequently Never  
      Teaching practices emphasize student uses of productivity applications (i.e. word processing). Frequently Never  
      Teaching practices emphasize student uses of technology as a regular part of specific teaching strategies (i.e. project based or cooperative learning). Frequently Never  
      Technology has helped students become more socially aware, confident, and positive about their future. Frequently Never  
      Technology has helped students become indepedent learners and self starters. Frequently Never  
      Technology has helped students work more collaboratively. Frequently Never  
      Technology has increased students' engagement in their learning. Frequently Never  
      Technology has helped students achieve greater academic success. Frequently Never  


  1. Staff Development Activities:
    Identify the quantity of training you have with:

            1 2 3      
      Input/Output Devices (Scanner, Digital Cameras, Video Camera) Extensive None  
      Advanced Devices (SMART Board) Extensive None  
      Telecommunications (Email, Internet) Extensive None  
      Word Processing Extensive None  
      Spreadsheet/Databases Extensive None  
      Graphic Organizer (Inspiration/Kidspiration) Extensive None  
      Presentation/Multimedia (PowerPoint or KidPix) Extensive None  
      Student Management (Grading, Attendance, Student Records) Extensive None  
      School Management (Budgets, Scheduling, Personnel) Extensive None  
      Networking and Networking Management Extensive None  
      Curriculum Specific Applications Extensive None  
      Basic Operating System Techniques (Windows) Extensive None  
      Electronic Research (On-line) Extensive None  
      Web Page Development Extensive None  
      Distance Learning Extensive None  
      iPads in the Classroom Extensive None  


  1. Staff Development Needed:
    Identify the quantity of training you feel you need in each of the following areas:

            1 2 3      
      Input/Output Devices (Scanner, Digital Cameras, Video Camera) Extensive None  
      Advanced Devices (SMART Board) Extensive None  
      Telecommunications (Email, Internet) Extensive None  
      Word Processing Extensive None  
      Spreadsheet/Databases Extensive None  
      Graphic Organizer (Inspiration/Kidspiration) Extensive None  
      Presentation/Multimedia (PowerPoint or KidPix) Extensive None  
      Student Management (Grading, Attendance, Student Records) Extensive None  
      School Management (Budgets, Scheduling, Personnel) Extensive None  
      Networking and Networking Management Extensive None  
      Curriculum Specific Applications Extensive None  
      Basic Operating System Techniques (Windows) Extensive None  
      Electronic Research (On-line) Extensive None  
      Web Page Development Extensive None  
      Distance Learning Extensive None  
      iPad Deployment Extensive None  


  1. Technology Equipment Needed:
    Identify any technology equipment, software or professional development you feel we need in our district.