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Common Core Teacher Survey

Common Core Teacher Survey
Survey
1.1. How much do you know about the transition to the Common Core State Standards?


2.2. Do you feel prepared to teach the Common Core State Standards?


3.2a. If "no" or "I do not know," what would help you feel prepared to teach the Common Core State Standards? (Check all that apply).


4.2a. List anything else that would help you feel prepared to teach the Common Core.
5.If "yes" or "I feel somewhat prepared," what are you doing to implement the Common Core State Standards? (Answer questions 2b1. to 2b13.)

2b1. Math Practices



6.2b2. Instructional Shifts


7.2b3. Appendix B


8.2b4. Differentiated Instruction


9.2b5. Interventions


10.2b6. Anchor Standards


11.2b7. Nonfiction Text


12.2b8. Bloom's Taxonomy


13.2b9. Common Formative Assessments


14.2b10. Incorporating Instructional Technology


15.2b11. Scaffolding


16.2b12. Writing Across the Content


17.2b13. Pacing Guides


18.3. The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy apply to teachers in other core subjects and their work to support students' literacy development. As you reflect on your teaching of literacy in your subject area, please answer the following questions (3a - 3e).

To what extent do you believe the following practices are important to improving student learning?

3a. Providing students ongoing opportunities to write creatively drawing from personal experiences.




19.3b. Structuring opportunities for students to have conversations and develop arguments based on the texts they've read.



20.3c. Utilizing pre-reading strategies to help all students fully understand a text through discussions and/or overviews of context, vocabulary, and the author's craft prior to reading.



21.3d. Creating learning experiences that build knowledge using informational texts, not just literature.



22.3e. Providing instruction in academic vocabulary to support students' understanding of complex text.



23.4. Which of the following are the central shifts required from the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts/Literacy? (Check all that apply)




24.5. The Common Core State Standards for math can also apply to other subject area teachers, related to their work to develop students' mathematical understanding and practice. As you reflect on your teaching in your subject area, please answer questions 5a - 5e.  To what extent do you believe the following practices are important to improving student learning?

5a. Structuring class time for students to develop procedural skill and fluency in core operations (such as multiplication tables) so they can understand more complex topics.




25.5b. Exposing students to a wide range of math topics within each grade level in preparation for their future learning.



26.5c. Connecting student learning within and across grades so learning builds on foundations built in previous years.



27.5d. Providing opportunities for students to apply math concepts to "real world" situations.



28.5e. Maximizing student learning by teaching effective mnemonics and recall strategies as alternatives to conceptual understanding.



29.6. Which of the following are the central shifts required from the Common Core State Standards in math? (Check all that apply)



30.7. Please identify which, if any, of the following activities/resources have been made available to you. (Check all that apply)







31.7a. If you answered "Other" in question 7, please explain.
32.8. When you participated in professional development/training on the Common Core State Standards, what type of training facilitated the best professional development/training opportunities? (Check all that apply)





33.8a. If you answered "Other" in question 8, please explain.
34.9. Does your school have a plan for Common Core implementation?

35.10. Does your district have a plan for Common Core implementation?

36.11. What do you believe will be the top three challenges to implementing the Common Core State Standards in your school or district? (Check up to three)









37.11a. If you answered "Other" in question 11, please explain.
38.12. What tools, resources, or information would be most helpful in addressing the challenge(s)? (Open answer)
39.13. What changes are you making to your teaching practice as a result of the Common Core State Standards? (Check all that apply)





40.13a. If you answered "Other" in question 13, please explain.
41.14. The Common Core State Standards will require that I change the way I incorporate instructional technology into classroom learning.



42.15. Is there anything else you want us to know about how the transition to the Common Core State Standards is affecting you, your school or your students?