Survey Results
Dominique Turner
Teachers Who Took Survey

Elementary-31 teachers
Middle-9 teachers
High-26 teachers
Total: 66 teachers
How would you rate the availability of
technology in Goochland’s schools?
 1-Poor, 10-Excellent          30.0

           ...
Would you rather have a PC or Mac for
education?


 PC-4 teachers
 Mac-62 teachers
Why teachers choose PC?

PCs are mainly used in the business world.
Some are just more familiar with it.
Their home comput...
Why teachers choose Macs?
Kid-friendly                    Easy to teach with
Easy to use                     Love iLife su...
Do you think student should get
laptops?


 14-Yes
 52-No
Why students should have laptops?

 “If a student doesn’t have a computer at home, then blogs,
 PowerSchool access, etc. a...
Many reasons why students don’t
need laptops.
 Some won’t use them               Could be a distraction
 appropriately
   ...
How long do you spend working on
your school computer at home?
                Number of Teachers
Most used software teachers use to
teach with
 iLife programs        Internet
 Adobe programs        Neo Office
 Google Doc...
Most used software teachers use to
teach with
 MasterKey (Typing)
 QuickTime
 Kidspiration
 Timeliner
 PhotoBooth
 Acceler...
How do you feel about the filtering of
websites at schools?
                               Need more to be filtered   Need m...
How prepared were you to use the
software you were unfamiliar with after
your training?

 Not prepared- 5 teachers
 Somewh...
Do you believe that there’s enough
software for students to use?


 Yes- 56 teachers
 No- 10 teachers
What teachers think we need to add.
 Software for preschoolers can
 use
 Skill building software for every
 level
 Good te...
How do you feel about using
technology as part of your job?

 No teacher says that it’s
 stressful, which is a good
 thing...
If you don’t have a Promethean Board,
would you want one?
 47-Yes
 12-No
 I don’t know why they
 wouldn’t want one because...
If you have a Promethean Board, do
you think it’s beneficial to your class?


 Yes-21
 No-2
What teachers want if they had an
unlimited budget?
 Promethean Board in every       Video chat with students/
 room #1 ch...
What teachers want if they had an
unlimited budget?
 More Science lab equipment
 All teachers have an iPod
 Projector for ...
Experience on a computer before you
came to GCPS


 1-None, 5-Expert




                        #of Votes
Internet connection at home
 Slow-Dial-up-10 teachers
 Fast-Cable, DSL, FiOS-56
 teachers
 I was really surprised by these...
Work locations
Slow connection   Fast connection

Mostly at school
Free Wi-Fi places   Home
Very few at home    School
Lib...
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Here are the results that the teachers of Goochland did to help me with my senior project. This is the Keynote Version. There is a PowerPoint version on my account too.

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  • GCPS Survey Results (In Keynote)

    1. 1. Survey Results Dominique Turner
    2. 2. Teachers Who Took Survey Elementary-31 teachers Middle-9 teachers High-26 teachers Total: 66 teachers
    3. 3. How would you rate the availability of technology in Goochland’s schools? 1-Poor, 10-Excellent 30.0 28 Most teachers rate 22.5 Goochland’s technology 8-10 19 out of 10. 15.0 16 I really believe Goochland 7.5 have excellent technology 2 0 1 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 # of Votes
    4. 4. Would you rather have a PC or Mac for education? PC-4 teachers Mac-62 teachers
    5. 5. Why teachers choose PC? PCs are mainly used in the business world. Some are just more familiar with it. Their home computer is a PC, and are used to it. Students need to prepare for work, college or military.
    6. 6. Why teachers choose Macs? Kid-friendly Easy to teach with Easy to use Love iLife suite Some were hooked on it within Easy to troubleshoot a week Less issues/problems No viruses Variety of software Creativity
    7. 7. Do you think student should get laptops? 14-Yes 52-No
    8. 8. Why students should have laptops? “If a student doesn’t have a computer at home, then blogs, PowerSchool access, etc. are useless for students and parents if they don’t have one.” “All students should have access to technology, and shouldn’t be punished because they don’t have computers at home. . . They should take care of their laptops.”
    9. 9. Many reasons why students don’t need laptops. Some won’t use them Could be a distraction appropriately Middle-schoolers aren’t mature They don’t need it at all times enough Too many responsibilities with Students should use their minds uses off campus to think and solve problems, not computers Cost Hacking into websites Internet safety Not enough tech. support if every student had one
    10. 10. How long do you spend working on your school computer at home? Number of Teachers
    11. 11. Most used software teachers use to teach with iLife programs Internet Adobe programs Neo Office Google Docs Powerschool iWork Programs SketchUp Microsoft Office Comic Life Moodle Scratch Promethean Software FileMaker Pro
    12. 12. Most used software teachers use to teach with MasterKey (Typing) QuickTime Kidspiration Timeliner PhotoBooth Accelerated Reader
    13. 13. How do you feel about the filtering of websites at schools? Need more to be filtered Need more to be unfiltered Just Right Need more to be filtered-16 teachers Need more to be unfiltered-6 teachers Just right-44 teachers
    14. 14. How prepared were you to use the software you were unfamiliar with after your training? Not prepared- 5 teachers Somewhat prepared- 42 teachers Fully prepared- 19 teachers
    15. 15. Do you believe that there’s enough software for students to use? Yes- 56 teachers No- 10 teachers
    16. 16. What teachers think we need to add. Software for preschoolers can use Skill building software for every level Good test-taking software Educational games Adobe Photoshop for all computers
    17. 17. How do you feel about using technology as part of your job? No teacher says that it’s stressful, which is a good thing 21 said it was challenging 45 said it was straightforward
    18. 18. If you don’t have a Promethean Board, would you want one? 47-Yes 12-No I don’t know why they wouldn’t want one because they are so much better than the old fashioned blackboards.
    19. 19. If you have a Promethean Board, do you think it’s beneficial to your class? Yes-21 No-2
    20. 20. What teachers want if they had an unlimited budget? Promethean Board in every Video chat with students/ room #1 choice of teachers parents More computers Video equipment in every class (DVD player, camera, etc.) Laptops for students Software to compose Class set of laptops in every worksheets, test/quizzes room Color printers/scanners in every SOL related video games department or classroom Free internet access
    21. 21. What teachers want if they had an unlimited budget? More Science lab equipment All teachers have an iPod Projector for every teacher Computer screen built into desks Some just like it the way it is
    22. 22. Experience on a computer before you came to GCPS 1-None, 5-Expert #of Votes
    23. 23. Internet connection at home Slow-Dial-up-10 teachers Fast-Cable, DSL, FiOS-56 teachers I was really surprised by these results. I thought more teachers would have dial-up One teacher have no Internet at home
    24. 24. Work locations Slow connection Fast connection Mostly at school Free Wi-Fi places Home Very few at home School Library
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