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GCPS Survey Results (In PowerPoint)


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Here are the results that the teachers of Goochland did to help me with my senior project. This is the PowerPoint Version. There is a Keynote version on my account too.

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GCPS Survey Results (In PowerPoint)

  1. 1. Survey Results <ul><li>Dominique Turner </li></ul>
  2. 2. Teachers Who Took Survey <ul><li>Elementary-31 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Middle-9 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>High-26 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Total: 66 teachers </li></ul>
  3. 3. How would you rate the availability of technology in Goochland’s schools? <ul><li>1-Poor, 10-Excellent </li></ul><ul><li>Most teachers rate Goochland’s technology 8-10 out of 10. </li></ul><ul><li>I really believe Goochland have excellent technology </li></ul>
  4. 4. Would you rather have a PC or Mac for education? <ul><li>PC-4 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Mac-62 teachers </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why teachers choose PC? <ul><li>PCs are mainly used in the business world. </li></ul><ul><li>Some are just more familiar with it. </li></ul><ul><li>Their home computer is a PC, and are used to it. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need to prepare for work, college or military. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why teachers choose Macs?
  7. 7. Do you think student should get laptops? <ul><li>14-Yes </li></ul><ul><li>52-No </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>“ 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.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ 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.” </li></ul>Why students should have laptops?
  9. 9. Many reasons why students don’t need laptops.
  10. 10. How long do you spend working on your school computer at home?
  11. 11. Most used software teachers use to teach with
  12. 12. Most used software teachers use to teach with <ul><li>MasterKey (Typing) </li></ul><ul><li>QuickTime </li></ul><ul><li>Kidspiration </li></ul><ul><li>Timeliner </li></ul><ul><li>PhotoBooth </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated Reader </li></ul>
  13. 13. How do you feel about the filtering of websites at schools? <ul><li>Need more to be filtered-16 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Need more to be unfiltered-6 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Just right-44 teachers </li></ul>
  14. 14. How prepared were you to use the software you were unfamiliar with after your training? <ul><li>Not prepared- 5 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Somewhat prepared- 42 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Fully prepared- 19 teachers </li></ul>
  15. 15. Do you believe that there’s enough software for students to use? <ul><li>Yes- 56 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>No- 10 teachers </li></ul>
  16. 16. What teachers think we need to add. <ul><li>Software for preschoolers can use </li></ul><ul><li>Skill building software for every level </li></ul><ul><li>Good test-taking software </li></ul><ul><li>Educational games </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Photoshop for all computers </li></ul>
  17. 17. How do you feel about using technology as part of your job? <ul><li>No teacher says that it’s stressful, which is a good thing </li></ul><ul><li>21 said it was challenging </li></ul><ul><li>45 said it was straightforward </li></ul>
  18. 18. If you don’t have a Promethean Board, would you want one? <ul><li>47-Yes </li></ul><ul><li>12-No </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t know why they wouldn’t want one because they are so much better than the old fashioned blackboards. </li></ul>
  19. 19. If you have a Promethean Board, do you think it’s beneficial to your class? <ul><li>Yes-21 </li></ul><ul><li>No-2 </li></ul>
  20. 20. What teachers want if they had an unlimited budget?
  21. 21. What teachers want if they had an unlimited budget? <ul><li>More Science lab equipment </li></ul><ul><li>All teachers have an iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Projector for every teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Computer screen built into desks </li></ul><ul><li>Some just like it the way it is </li></ul>
  22. 22. Experience on a computer before you came to GCPS <ul><li>1-None, 5-Expert </li></ul>
  23. 23. Internet connection at home <ul><li>Slow-Dial-up-10 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Fast-Cable, DSL, FiOS-56 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>I was really surprised by these results. I thought more teachers would have dial-up </li></ul><ul><li>One teacher have no Internet at home </li></ul>
  24. 24. Work locations <ul><li>Mostly at school </li></ul><ul><li>Free Wi-Fi places </li></ul><ul><li>Very few at home </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul>Slow connection Fast connection <ul><li>Home </li></ul><ul><li>School </li></ul>